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Basic Measures of Disease Frequency

  • Bryan Kestenbaum
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Abstract

Measures of disease frequency quantify the burden and development of disease in populations. Two common measures of disease frequency are prevalence and incidence.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bryan Kestenbaum
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  1. 1.Division of Nephrology, Department of MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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