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Descriptor in English: Bed Occupancy
Descriptor in Spanish: Ocupación de Camas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ocupação de Leitos
Descriptor in 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
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
History Note: 78
See also the descriptors: Hospital Bed Capacity MeSH
DeCS UI: 1527
Descriptor UI: D001509
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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