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10-09-2014
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Question of the day

What would be the correct answer. Could you explain?
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pervalnce deacreases by half i think bcoz it says the duration of illness is shortened.
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 Originally Posted by slacker.mle pervalnce deacreases by half i think bcoz it says the duration of illness is shortened.
Please explain it using the formulae.
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 Originally Posted by Panmedic Please explain it using the formulae.
Prevalence = Incidence x Duration of the disease.

If the drug has decreased duration of the symptoms by half, then as per the equation, prevalence should also decrease by half.

Hope that helps.

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nbme 11 question

yeah 3 option is the answer

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