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preva·lence

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prevalencenoun

    the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread

    "he was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future"

    Synonyms:
    preponderance

  2. prevalencenoun

    (epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population

    Synonyms:
    preponderance

  3. preponderance, prevalencenoun

    a superiority in numbers or amount

    "a preponderance of evidence against the defendant"

    Synonyms:
    preponderance

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prevalencenoun

    Synonyms:
    superiority, success, predominance, preponderance, prosperity

  2. prevalencenoun

    Synonyms:
    influence, efficacy, power, force, strength

  3. prevalencenoun

    Synonyms:
    universality, wide extension, general reception

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prevalence

    Synonyms:
    Epidemiology Extent, proportion Statistics Pretest probability, prior probability

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  1. Jo Inchley:

    Overall reductions in harmful drinking have been greatest in countries that traditionally have had higher prevalence, such as Great Britain, this makes it clear that change is possible ; however, more should be done to ensure that adolescents are effectively protected from the harms caused by alcohol.

  2. Ashton Carter:

    This is a crime, and its prevalence suggests we're not doing everything that we can, that we need to do, to root out that crime.

  3. The CDC:

    Although a curative treatment is not yet available, early diagnosis and treatment of chronic HBV infections reduces the risk for cirrhosis, liver cancer, and death, along with vaccination strategies, universal screening of adults and appropriate testing of persons at increased risk for HBV infection will improve health outcomes, reduce the prevalence of HBV infection in the United States, and advance viral hepatitis elimination goals.

  4. Julian Bailes:

    There's so many things about CTE we don't understand, there never has been long-term longitudinal studies that analyze who gets it and exactly why, what the prevalence of it is, and then who progresses. There may be a group that doesn't progress.

  5. Sarah Jackson:

    Given that the rate of long-term success in quitting tends to be low, this is very unlikely to translate to a million fewer smokers in the UK, which would be a large decline in prevalence, at this relatively early stage of the pandemic, we don't yet have a great deal of information on its impact on smoking and quitting behavior. Other data sources are not yet showing evidence of a large drop in smoking prevalence ; it will be interesting to see if a substantial decline in smoking becomes evident over the coming months, and if so, whether this translates to a sustained reduction in the number of smokers in the UK.


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