incidence vs incidents

incidence incidents


  • 1) epidemiology A measure of the risk that a person develops a new condition within a specified period of time, usually a year.
  • 2) physics The striking of radiation or a projectile upon a surface
  • 3) The extent, or the relative frequency of something happening
  • 4) The act of something happening; occurrence
  • 5) Usage Problem The fact or an instance of happening; occurrence.
  • 6) The arrival of radiation or a projectile at a surface.
  • 7) Angle of incidence.
  • 8) The rate or extent of occurrence or effect.
  • 9) (Physics) The direction in which a body, or a ray of light or heat, falls on any surface.
  • 10) obsolete A falling on or upon; an incident; an event; an occurrence.
  • 11) The rate or ratio at which something occurs.
  • 12) the angle which a ray of light, or the line of incidence of a body, falling on any surface, makes with a perpendicular to that surface; also formerly, the complement of this angle.
  • 13) the line in the direction of which a surface is struck by a body, ray of light, and the like.
  • 14) the striking of a light beam on a surface
  • 15) the relative frequency of occurrence of something
  • 16) The actual fall of taxation upon a particular individual or piece of property, in distinction from its nominal or supposed distribution.
  • 17) A subordinate occurrence or thing; an incident; something incidental or casual.
  • 18) In physics, the falling or impinging of a ray of light or heat, etc., upon a surface: used especially with reference to the direction of the ray.
  • 19) The manner of falling; direction of the line of fall; course.
  • 20) In astronomy, same as immersion, 4.
  • 21) In geometry, the situation of two figures in which they have something more in common than they would have in some other situation, but do not completely coincide.
  • 22) In gunnery, the angle which the longer axis of a projectile makes with the surface struck.


  • 1) And hope has been rising far faster in recent years than the incidence of cancer.
  • 2) This age group has the lowest incidence of complications.
  • 3) But he found that all the chefs he surveyed experienced this high incidence of distress.
  • 4) It is improved hygiene and understanding of the spread of diseases that has reduced the incidence and fatality of illness.
  • 5) Statistics on adoption, cancer incidence and injury deaths will be ditched.
  • 6) Excess fat is thought to be responsible for the high incidence of heart disease in Western countries.
  • 7) As the rising incidence of skin cancer attests, sunbathing can indeed be hazardous to your health.
  • 8) There's also evidence that vegetarians suffer a lower incidence of osteoporosis.
  • 9) For dietary recommendations intended to reduce the incidence of coronary heart disease, see cardiovascular disease.
  • 10) The highest incidence of headaches and migraine is in those on the Pill.
  • 11) The numbers of women smokers is actually higher but they have a lower incidence of lung cancer than British women.
  • 12) Since their establishment, there has been a significant drop in both the incidence of cervical cancer and deaths from the disease.
  • 13) When individuals leave the cluster for a life with more unknowns, their incidence of disease reaches that in the culture they enter.
  • 14) Hanging on an open fence like this allows the breeze to blow through, which dries the leaves and reduces the incidence of disease attack.
  • 15) The further a country is from the equator, the weaker the sunlight in winter, and the worse the incidence of cardiovascular disease.
  • 16) ‘Trees can help reduce the incidence of respiratory diseases as well as lung cancer.’
  • 17) ‘Panchayats should take the initiative to reduce the incidence of the disease at grass-root levels.’
  • 18) ‘There are different skull shapes, different frequencies of blood types, different incidences of heritable diseases.’
  • 19) ‘The authors also cautioned that low infant mortality and longer life expectancy tend to increase the incidence and prevalence of cancer.’
  • 20) ‘Furthermore, the implementation of a surveillance system may artefactually increase the incidence of a disease.’
  • 21) ‘I am advised that police have adopted a wide range of measures targeted at reducing the incidence of crime.’
  • 22) ‘Food irradiation, it argues, reduces the incidence of food-borne diseases.’
  • 23) ‘Low prevalence is due to a low incidence of the disease but also a high mortality rate.’
  • 24) ‘We estimated relative risks with rate ratios comparing the incidence of stroke in a particular fifth of dietary intake with that of the lowest fifth.’
  • 25) ‘The incidence of various diseases, including cancer, increases with age.’
  • 26) ‘The value to researchers is that such studies can be most successful in tracking incidences of various common diseases.’
  • 27) ‘Higher temperatures will mean increased incidences of vector-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and measles.’
  • 28) ‘Prostate cancer has the highest incidence rate among men, and it gets a lot of attention from the media too.’
  • 29) ‘Careful selection of cloves at planting can reduce the incidence of this disease.’
  • 30) ‘The incidence of kidney disease has increased significantly in recent years.’
  • 31) ‘However, he warned if current weather conditions persisted, then the number of reported incidences would increase.’
  • 32) ‘Research from Britain indicates that poor quality housing can increase the incidence of stress and mental illness.’
  • 33) ‘The incidence of crime in most categories has increased in Co Mayo.’
  • 34) ‘There is nothing arbitrary or accidental about the incidence of disease.’
  • 35) ‘The incidence of car crime is less than one reported incident per 20,000 car movements.’
  • 36) ‘For example, he treated the incidences of taxes on capital and land in lieu of examining the effects of a property tax per se.’
  • 37) ‘Tax incidence is clearly an important issue - where does the burden really fall?’
  • 38) ‘In practice, the eventual receipts of any party will be reduced by the incidence of income tax.’
  • 39) ‘It is commercial to take into account the possible incidence of double taxation in jurisdictions outside Australia.’
  • 40) ‘Answers to these questions involve the incidence of taxation and, therefore, its distribution.’
  • 41) ‘Due to the glancing incidence of the ion beam, argon is not implanted into the sample surface.’
  • 42) ‘With grazing incidence diffraction a monoclinic tilted chain lattice is found in the condensed phase.’
  • 43) ‘The optical output to which a given beam travels depends on the beam's respective direction of incidence.’

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