There are many incident cardiovascular disease patients in Uganda.
Patients with incident ESRD are likely to ~~~~~~
This is a specialized medical use of "incident" which refers to a patient who has suffered his or her first occurrence of the disease.
Here are two quotes from on-line medical reports that illustrate this.
"The elderly (over 65 years of age) make up a large and growing proportion of the ESRD patient population: 47.1 percent of all new (incident) ESRD patients in 1993 were elderly; as were 32.1 percent of the prevalent patients ...".
"For the purposes of this study, the definition of an incident patient is one who is receiving treatment [...] at least once weekly for the first time".
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