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Prevalence MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prevalence
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.985.525.750
N01.224.935.597.750
N06.850.505.400.975.525.750
N06.850.520.308.985.525.750
Unique ID
D015995
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015995
Annotation
IM general only; coordinate NIM with disease /‌epidemiol; specify geographic term if pertinent
Scope Note
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Entry Term(s)
Period Prevalence
Point Prevalence
Previous Indexing
Prevalence Studies (1989)
Public MeSH Note
90; was see PREVALENCE STUDIES 1989
Online Note
use PREVALENCE STUDIES to search PREVALENCE 1989
History Note
90; was see PREVALENCE STUDIES 1989
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/09/06
Revision Date
2020/05/27

No Qualifiers
Prevalence Preferred
Period Prevalence Narrower
Point Prevalence Narrower
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