In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(widespread occurrence)preponderancia femininethe prevalence of this opinion among the young — la preponderancia / el grado de difusión de esta opinión entre los jóvenes
- the increasing prevalence of divorce/violent crime — el número cada vez mayor de divorcios/delitos de violencia
- They also declined in prevalence as the population became more urban than rural.
- Thus, use of current estimates for the prevalence of passive exposure is again conservative.
- Ireland currently has the highest prevalence of asthma in Europe and it is still on the increase.
- Average HIV prevalences in the adult population of most sub-Saharan African countries are 25 percent.
- As our population ages, the prevalence of aortic stenosis inevitably rises.
2(predominance)predominio masculineprevalence over sth — predominio sobre algo
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