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COMMUNITY DENTISTRY Amar Hassan Khamis PhD, DEA, MSc, BSc, Associate Professor and Head Biostatistics and Research Unit Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine (HBMCDM) Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates CV Dr. Khamis is currently an associate professor of Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology at the Dubai College of Dental Medicine. He has been an academic for over 26 years and has published 62 articles in scientific journals of international reputation. He published his first book of Discrete Mathematics (2006). Khamis worked as an associate Professor and senior researcher at the Department of Family and Community medicine at the University of Dammam in KSA between 2000 and 2014. He had served the same position of Biostatistics and Genetic epidemiology at the Department of Community Medicine at University of Khartoum, Sudan (2003-2009). He is a member of the Ethical Research Committee at DCDM. As a consultant with WHO, he travels extensively on scientific missions and conducts research projects in the most disturbed regions of Africa and Southeastern Asia. Questions Which of the following statements below does not characterize prevalence? q a. it is the most frequently used health indicator; q b. it assesses the magnitude of a disease in a public health en