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prevalence Line breaks: preva|lence
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛv(ə)l(ə)ns/
/ˈprɛvəl(ə)ns/ /ˈprɛvələns/

Definition of prevalence in English:


[mass noun]
The fact or condition of being prevalent; commonness: the prevalence of obesity in adults
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  • Ireland currently has the highest prevalence of asthma in Europe and it is still on the increase.
  • Average HIV prevalences in the adult population of most sub-Saharan African countries are 25 percent.
  • They also declined in prevalence as the population became more urban than rural.

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