• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

The attack rate is the proportion of people who become ill with a disease. These rates are used in the investigation of an acute outbreak of disease to determine what exposures contributed to the illness. It is calculated as the number ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles