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utilisation

The use or amount of usage (per unit population) of healthcare or other services; the pattern of use of a service or type of service in a specified time, usually expressed in rate per unit of population-at-risk for a given period—e.g., number of hospital admissions/year/1,000 persons enrolled in an HMO.
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He said several schools had carried out over 70 per cent budget utilisation, but there were a few with zero utilisation of the funds.
Another senior official said: "Though utilisation targets were already set, the actual utilisation on ground is believed to be less than 10%.
This study investigated the efficiency of an operating theatre complex in a large private hospital in SA by measuring utilisation levels and using the result as a proxy for the effectiveness with which the complex can generate income for the hospital.
The utilisation of the two vessels in the second quarter of 2011 was 88%, up from 23% in the first quarter.
"Another significant fact is that, the capacity utilisation rate rose month-on-month in all sectors.
Likewise, the relief and rehabilitation department's fund utilisation dropped by 38 per cent despite 23 per cent improved releases.
Songa Delta, which has been chartered to Wintershall, part of German chemicals company BASF (BIT: BASF), and Norwegian oil minnow Det norske oljeselskap ASA (OSL: DETNOR), achieved a 98% utilisation.
Karak had the second highest utilisation ratio in the province, spending 65pc of the Rs358.3m released to it, while Lakki Marwat used 55pc of the Rs406.8m it received.
Capacity utilisation in the intermediate goods industry decreased by 0.2 percentage points to 91.4% while capacity utilisation in the capital goods industry increased by 0.3 percentage points to 94.4%.
A P and D department official told Dawn that it was an internal review of the five major sectors, while the review of the ADP utilisation had yet to take place.
The capacity utilisation had increased by 2.1 percentage points from the first quarter of 2003.
The capacity utilisation had increased by 1.7 percentage points from the fourth quarter of 2002.