Meaning of INCIDENCE in English
▪ great , high
There is a greater ~ of cancer in the families of radiation workers.
▪ growing , increased , increasing , rising
▪ decreased , reduced
▪ recorded ( esp. BrE ), reported
the highest reported ~ of air pollution
VERB + INCIDENCE
▪ have , show
The country had the lowest ~ of AIDS cases proportional to its population.
The medical histories of our patients show a high ~ of past diseases.
▪ decrease , reduce
They found an increased ~ of childhood leukaemia in some areas.
We compared the ~ of coronary heart disease and total mortality.
▪ analyse/analyze , assess , determine , examine , investigate
The lack of vitamins may explain the higher ~ of heart disease.
INCIDENCE + VERB
▪ decrease , fall
INCIDENCE + NOUN
an ~ rate of 4 or 5 per 10 000 of the population
▪ ~ among
the ~ of cancer among people
▪ ~ in
The study noted an increased ~ of heart disease in women.
▪ a decrease in the ~ of sth , an increase in the ~ of sth , a variation in the ~ of sth
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012