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IN-PATIENT CARE BEDS, TOTAL

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Definition:
Total in-patient care beds refers to the average daily census or mid-year count of the available beds in all public and private in-patient institutions, including acute care, psychiatric care and nursing homes.

Source Publication:
OECD Health Data 2001: A Comparative Analysis of 30 Countries, OECD, Paris, 2001, data sources, definitions and methods.

Cross References:
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Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2001