Prevalence, incidence and duration.

  title={Prevalence, incidence and duration.},
  author={Joshua O. Freeman and Gerard Hutchison},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={112 5},
Prevalence, incidence and duration of a condition or illness in a steady-state population are interrelated in such a way that two of these quantities may be used to obtain the third. Data may be collected in the most expedient manner, either as prevalence or incidence series of cases, and the results expressed as both incidence and prevalence. Information about the distribution of total durations of the condition in an incidence series of cases, or about the distribution of total durations or… CONTINUE READING
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