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arrangement of cases over a geographic area
distribution
occurence and distribution of events and characteristics in a population; also, a scientific discipline that studies the locational characteristics of disease and how disease rates vary both geographically and demographically
epidemiology
harmful physical, social, and behavioral consequences associated with the use of alcohol and other drugs
morbidity
death due to alcohol and other drugs
mortality
statics that report death in the population
mortality data
dose of a drug that produces toxic effect
overdose
how common the problem is within a given population; the numver of cases of a disorder, or behavior, usually expressed as a rate or percentage of the population
prevalence
the number of cases per unit of population
rate
a disordered psychic or behavioral state resulting from mental or emotional stress or physical injury
trauma