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Descriptor English: Bed Occupancy
Descriptor Spanish: Ocupación de Camas
Descriptor Portuguese: Ocupação de Leitos
Descriptor French: Taux d'occupation des lits
Entry term(s): Bed Occupancies
Occupancies, Bed
Occupancy, Bed
Tree number(s): N02.278.050
VS3.001.001.001.002.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001509
Scope note: A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.
Annotation: coord IM with specific hosp or department (IM) + geog if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
Related: Hospital Bed Capacity MeSH
DeCS ID: 1527
Unique ID: D001509
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/05
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Bed Occupancy - Preferred
Concept UI M0002265
Scope note A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.
Preferred term Bed Occupancy
Entry term(s) Bed Occupancies
Occupancies, Bed
Occupancy, Bed



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