Cumulative incidence

What is Cumulative incidence?

Cumulative incidence meaning Method for creating an age-adjusted rate by summing the age-specific incidence rates, weighted by the lengths of the age intervals, to adjust for the different age distributions in the study populations; for rare diseases, this provides an estimate of the cumulative risk of the disease over the age groups being summarized.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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