Community Medicine MCQ 014

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When a cohort study was started on a college campus, it was determined that at the outset 200 of 1200 students in the cohort already had the illness under study. Over the next year, 150 students contracted the illness for the first time. What was the incidence rate?

A) 150/1000
B) 350/1000
Biostatistics, Student Solutions Manual: A Foundation for Analysis in the Health Sciences (Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics)C) 150/1200
D) 200/1200
E) 350/1200


Category: PSM MCQs



Anonymous said...
8/25/2009 3:56 pm


Dr.Vishaal Bhat said...
8/24/2010 2:17 pm

@ Anonymous

The correct answer can be found once you click on the Answer link at the bottom of the choices. I have included a small explanation as well.

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