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Incidence MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Incidence
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.985.525.375
N01.224.935.597.500
N06.850.505.400.975.525.375
N06.850.520.308.985.525.375
Unique ID
D015994
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015994
Annotation
IM general only; coordinate NIM with disease /‌epidemiol; specify geographic term if pertinent
Scope Note
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases in the population at a given time.
Entry Term(s)
Attack Rate
Cumulative Incidence
Incidence Proportion
Incidence Rate
Person-time Rate
Secondary Attack Rate
Previous Indexing
Incidence Studies (1989)
See Also
Risk
Public MeSH Note
90; was see INCIDENCE STUDIES 1989
Online Note
use INCIDENCE STUDIES to search INCIDENCE 1989
History Note
90; was see INCIDENCE STUDIES 1989
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/09/06
Revision Date
2021/05/10

No Qualifiers
Incidence Preferred
Secondary Attack Rate Narrower
Incidence Proportion Narrower
Incidence Rate Narrower
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