Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Dictionary » Prevalence


Introduction: Prevalence

Description of Prevalence

Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Source: MeSH 2007

Prevalence: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Prevalence:

Terms associated with Prevalence:

Broader terms for Prevalence

Source - MeSH 2007

For a description of Prevalence, see:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Prevalence

The following list attempts to classify Prevalence into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

Interesting Medical Articles:

Medical dictionaries:

More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • St. Louis encephalitis
  • St. Louis encephalitis virus
  • St. Vitus dance
  • Stab
  • Stab cell
  • Stab culture
  • Stab drain
  • Stab neutrophil
  • Stab wound
  • Stabilate
  • Stabile
  • Stabilimeter
  • Stability
  • Stabilization
  • Stabilized baseplate

    Find out more

    Search to find out more about Prevalence:

    powered by

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise