Meaning of INCIDENCE in English

INCIDENCE

[noun] [C or U] [formal] - an event or the rate at which something happensProtesters claim there is a link between the nuclear power station and the increased incidence of cancer in the area. [U]There is a higher incidence of left-handedness among boys than girls. [U]The report showed a rise in the number of incidences of bullying in schools. [C]

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.