incidence

  1. J

    question about incidence and prevalence

    I have a question about incidence and prevalence, so maybe it's off topic (if so can anyone recommended another forum?) I have a paper that claims to measure incidence and prevalence in one study. They're calling any new cases that appeared (starting dialysis) in the most recent year an...
  2. R

    Test to look at increasing admission incidence in a population

    We are trying to establish if a significantly higher proportion of obstetric patients in our hospital are being admitted to intensive care than previously. We have nearly three years of historic data on the number of patients coming through the obstetric department and the number that...
  3. W

    Incidence rates - best way to do trend analysis?

    Hi everyone, I have a series of admitted patient data and notifiable diseases data over a time period for 3 different study areas. For each year, I have calculated case counts by: overall, male overall, female overall, then each age grouping (<1, 1-4, 5-9,....85+), as well as each age group...
  4. D

    How to analyze the change in incidence over time?

    Hello I am studying the change in incidence of a specific type of surgery over time. I have 1 independent variable which is YEAR (continuous), and one dependent variable (rate of surgery/incidence per 100,000 population). There is a downward trend observed, but I would like to analyze it...