Incidence and Prevalence, statistics homework help

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Incidence and prevalence are commonly used to measure the existence of disease in a population. In what instances would prevalence be a better indicator of disease burden than incidence? When would incidence be a more appropriate measure?

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Incidence and Prevalence - Outline
Thesis statement: Both incidence and prevalence are measures of health indicators when
measuring health in epidemiology.

I.

Advantage of prevalence over incidence
A. Measuring the level of spread of an existing condition
B. Helps in adopting control measures

II.

Advantage of incidence rate over prevalence
A. Better measure of new conditions within a population
B. Age adjustment
C. Helps in adopting preventive measures


Running head: INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE

Incidence and Prevalence
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