prevalence study

prevalence study

An epidemiological study that measures the prevalence of a disease at a particular time.
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Part A, released in March this year, provided an update of key trends and comparisons with other states and territories, the results of a gambling prevalence study and an update of the social and economic impacts of gambling in selected local government areas.
9% with dementia; this was not, however, a population prevalence study.
Having learnt that medical devices were the biggest risk for children, I felt it was important to review our use straight away and proposed to the Pressure Injury Group that child health be included in the 2012 prevalence study.
This meeting coincides with The Lancet Infectious Diseases publication of EUCLID, the EUropean, multi-centre, prospective bi-annual point prevalence study of CLostridium difficile Infection in hospitalised patients with Diarrhoea, the largest ever prevalence study of CDI across Europe.
And we are working closely with the regulator, the Gambling Commission - and with the Responsible Gambling Trust and Responsible Gambling Strategy Board - to fully fund a new British Gambling Prevalence Study to help guide new harm prevention strategies.
Interim results from a dry eye prevalence study of almost 600 patients in ophthalmology clinics in England reveal that more than 72% of patients had elevated osmolarity levels.
iii] (APIC) National Prevalence Study of Clostridium difficile in U.
Incidents of problem gambling, as recorded by the Gambling Commission's prevalence study, has remained relatively static in recent years despite the availability of more products, and is still significantly lower than many comparable countries such as Iceland, USA, South Africa and Hong Kong," ABB chief executive Dirk Vennix said.
Teams working on the project include NatCen Social Research, which previously undertook the Government's Gambling Prevalence Study.
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Santa Cruz, Bolivia: outbreak investigation and antibody prevalence study.