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Incidence is the number of new cases of a condition, symptom, death, or injury that develop during a specific time period, such as a year.

Incidence shows the likelihood that a person in that population will be affected by the condition.

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    Review Date: 4/13/2013  

    Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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