Translation of incidence in Spanish:

incidence

índice, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnsɪd(ə)ns//ˈɪnsədəns/

noun

  • 1

    (frequency)
    índice masculine
    the high/low incidence of deaths among ... el alto/bajo índice de muertes entre ...
    • The incidence of crime in most categories has increased in Co Mayo.
    • Trees can help reduce the incidence of respiratory diseases as well as lung cancer.
    • Prostate cancer has the highest incidence rate among men, and it gets a lot of attention from the media too.
    • There is nothing arbitrary or accidental about the incidence of disease.
    • There are different skull shapes, different frequencies of blood types, different incidences of heritable diseases.
    • The incidence of various diseases, including cancer, increases with age.
    • Low prevalence is due to a low incidence of the disease but also a high mortality rate.
    • Careful selection of cloves at planting can reduce the incidence of this disease.
    • Higher temperatures will mean increased incidences of vector-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and measles.
    • Research from Britain indicates that poor quality housing can increase the incidence of stress and mental illness.
    • The incidence of car crime is less than one reported incident per 20,000 car movements.
    • The value to researchers is that such studies can be most successful in tracking incidences of various common diseases.
    • The authors also cautioned that low infant mortality and longer life expectancy tend to increase the incidence and prevalence of cancer.
    • Furthermore, the implementation of a surveillance system may artefactually increase the incidence of a disease.
    • I am advised that police have adopted a wide range of measures targeted at reducing the incidence of crime.
    • Food irradiation, it argues, reduces the incidence of food-borne diseases.
    • The incidence of kidney disease has increased significantly in recent years.
    • 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.
    • However, he warned if current weather conditions persisted, then the number of reported incidences would increase.
    • Panchayats should take the initiative to reduce the incidence of the disease at grass-root levels.
  • 2

    Physics
    incidencia feminine
    the angle of incidence el ángulo de incidencia
    • With grazing incidence diffraction a monoclinic tilted chain lattice is found in the condensed phase.
    • The optical output to which a given beam travels depends on the beam's respective direction of incidence.
    • Due to the glancing incidence of the ion beam, argon is not implanted into the sample surface.