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Topical Qualifier English:   /epidemiology 
Topical Qualifier Spanish:   /epidemiología 
Topical Qualifier Portuguese:   /epidemiologia 
Synonyms English:   /endemics
Definition English:   Used with human and veterinary diseases for the distribution of disease, factors which cause disease, and the attributes of disease in defined populations; includes incidence, frequency, prevalence, endemic and epidemic outbreaks; also surveys and estimates of morbidity in geographic areas and in specified populations. Used also with geographical headings for the location of epidemiologic aspects of a disease. Excludes mortality for which "mortality" is used. 
Indexing Annotation English:   subhead only; with diseases & geographicals only; includes "incidence", "frequency", "prevalence", "occurrence", "outbreaks"; not for "mortality" ( = /mortality); not for "statistics" on non-disease terms ( = /statist); see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.31; DF: /epidemiol or /EP CATALOG: may be subdivided geographically
Abbreviation: EP 
History Note English:   89; was /occurrence 1966-88; was used with Category C, F3 & SMOKING+ 1989; C, F3 & Z 1990 forward 
Record Number:   22080 
Unique Identifier:   Q000453 

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