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prevalence
static
use of prevalence data
-health burden of a pop.
-estimate freq. of an exposure
-allocation of health resources
-NOT USEFUL for studies of etiology
incidence
dynamic
prevalence increased by..
immigration of cases, emmigration of healthy, improved cure rate or cases, increased mortality from disease, shorter duration of disease, decrease in occurence of cases
prevelance decreased by..
immigration of healthy, emmigration of healthy, improved cure rates of cases, increased mortality from disease, shorter duration of disease, decrease in occurence of cases