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Biostatistics 7

A researcher is conducting a study on breast cancer risk in a particular community. In a population of 10,000 individuals, 300 new cases of a breast cancer are diagnosed over the course of one year.

Which of the following statements is correct regarding the incidence of breast cancer in the community being studied?

  • A) The breast cancer incidence rate is 3 per 1,000 individuals per year
  • B) The breast cancer incidence rate is 30 per 1,000 individuals per year
  • C) The breast cancer incidence rate is 0.3 per 100 individuals per year
  • D) The breast cancer incidence rate is 0.03 per 100 individuals per year
  • E) The breast cancer incidence rate is 0.03 per 1,000 individuals per year

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Dr. Ted O'Connell

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