When thinking about biostatistics and epidemiology, what does this definition describe? “The occurrence of new cases of disease or injury in a population over a specific period of time”
Incidence. DiSalvo P and Su MK recently pubished a review discussing accurate epidemiologic terminology. Incidence and prevalance frequently are confused.
DiSalvo P and Su MK. Biostatistics and Epidemiology for the Toxicologist: Incidence and Prevalence. JMT 2022; 18: 56-57.