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In a population, a certain number of cases of a disease is expected to be seen. For instance, statistics show that one in every three persons will develop some type of cancer during a lifetime. The number of cases of a disease that would be expected in a population that is being investigated is based on the number of cases seen in the comparison population. Generally, the results of the evaluation will be one of three findings.
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|Last updated: May 30, 2007||ATSDR
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