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Introduction: Incidence

Description of Incidence

Incidence: The number of new cases of a disease diagnosed each year.
Source: National Institute of Health

Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Source: MeSH 2007

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