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Descriptor English: Censuses
Descriptor Spanish: Censos
Descriptor Portuguese: Censos
Descriptor French: Recensements
Entry term(s): Census
Census Method
Census Methods
Method, Census
Methods, Census
Microcensus
Tree number(s): I01.240.205
N01.224.175
N06.850.505.400.225
SP3.061.127.068
SP4.051.482
SP4.127.413.629.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019352
Scope note: Enumerations of populations usually recording identities of all persons in every place of residence with age or date of birth, sex, occupation, national origin, language, marital status, income, relation to head of household, information on the dwelling place, education, literacy, health-related data (e.g., permanent disability), etc. The census or "numbering of the people" is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. Among the Romans, censuses were intimately connected with the enumeration of troops before and after battle and probably a military necessity. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 3d ed; Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed, p66, p119)
Annotation: for modern & hist censuses; IM; specify geog
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Previous Indexing: Demography (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97; CENSUS was see DEMOGRAPHY 1990-96
Online Note: use DEMOGRAPHY to search CENSUS 1990-96
History Note: 97; CENSUS was see DEMOGRAPHY 1990-96
Related: Urban Agriculture DeCS
DeCS ID: 33155
Unique ID: D019352
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Censuses - Preferred
Concept UI M0028805
Scope note Enumerations of populations usually recording identities of all persons in every place of residence with age or date of birth, sex, occupation, national origin, language, marital status, income, relation to head of household, information on the dwelling place, education, literacy, health-related data (e.g., permanent disability), etc. The census or "numbering of the people" is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. Among the Romans, censuses were intimately connected with the enumeration of troops before and after battle and probably a military necessity. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 3d ed; Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed, p66, p119)
Preferred term Censuses
Entry term(s) Census
Census Methods - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0028806
Preferred term Census Methods
Entry term(s) Census Method
Method, Census
Methods, Census
Microcensus - Narrower
Concept UI M0028807
Preferred term Microcensus



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