Translation of prevalence in Spanish:

prevalence

preponderancia, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈprɛvəl(ə)ns//ˈprɛv(ə)ləns//ˈprɛv(ə)l(ə)ns//ˈprɛvələns/

noun

  • 1

    (widespread occurrence)
    preponderancia feminine
    the 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 masculine
    prevalence over sth predominio sobre algo