The terms incidence, prevalence, coronary heart disease, coronary artery disease, and cardiovascular disease, as used in this chapter (Wilson and Douglas 2012), are defined as follows: Prevalence-The number of existing cases of a disease divided by the total population at a point in time. Incidence-The number of new cases of a disease over a period of time divided by the population at risk.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Cardiovascular Diseases|
|Subtitle of host publication||Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions|
|Number of pages||16|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2013|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)