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census

 
an official count. In the hospital setting, the total number of patients admitted to the facility by midnight, or sometimes at another time of the day or evening.
average daily census the average number of patients per day in a hospital over a given period of time; admitted patients and outpatients are counted separately.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cen·sus

(sen'sŭs),
An enumeration of a population, originally for taxation and military purposes, now with many other purposes; basic facts about all people (for example, age, gender, occupation, nature of residence) are recorded in the census, which often also includes some information about health status.
[L., fr. censeo, to count]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

census

Hospital care
1. The number of inpatients–ie occupied beds in a service, unit, ward, or in the entire hospital or health care facility, exclusive of newborns.
2. A list of Pts in a service, unit, ward, or the entire hospital. See Bed. Cf Bypass.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cen·sus

(sen'sŭs)
An enumeration of a population, originally for taxation and military purposes, now with many other purposes; basic facts about all persons (e.g., age, sex, occupation, nature of residence) are recorded in the census, which often also includes some information about health status.
[L., fr. censeo, to count]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The first population census was conducted in 1951, the second in 1961, the third in 1972, the fourth in March 1981, the fifth in 1998 and the 6th census was conducted in 2017.
The ECP , in a notification, said that in pursuance of the Section 19(1) and (4) of the Election Act, 2017 read with the Rule 8 of the Election Rules , 2017, it had determined the share on results of population census, which were officially published on January 3, 2018.
The Council of Common Interest (CCI) in its meeting held on November 8, 2010 under the chairman of the then prime minister, issued directives to the concerned departments for holding the 6th population census. And it was decided in the meeting that the census would be held till September 2011.
According to the 6th population census results, he said, the number of voters throughout the country had increased manifold and a further extension in the tenure of assemblies could be feasible in such a scenario.
Saeedul Hassan Mandokhel said Balochistan has also reservations over the result of recent population census.
ISLAMABAD -- In a bid to avoid local body elections, government in principle decides to hold fresh population census in all provinces.
Talking to reporter, AJK Census Commissioner Raja Tariq Mahmood said in the recently-conducted population census 2017, the population of Azad Kashmir had now increased to 4,045,366 persons (both genders) from 2,972,501 persons according to the census-1998.
Chaman -- At least one civilian was martyred and 18 injured including four FC Balochistan soldiers when Afghan Border Police opened fire on FC detailed for security of population census team on Friday.

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