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Synonyms for population

Synonyms for population

the people who inhabit a territory or state

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a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn

the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.)

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the act of populating (causing to live in a place)

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In confined settings, when the threat of an acceleration of the outbreak is substantial, antiviral drugs are not available in abundant amounts, and sufficient vaccine doses are available, mass vaccination of the population at risk should be considered because it should ensure the termination of the outbreak within 10-14 days.
Some who followed that controversy say that the Taiwanese data is flawed, as the population at risk was exposed to very high levels of arsenic, and estimates of exposure levels were not precise.
Exposure assessment defines the population at risk to toxicity from the hazardous substance.
For this report, a population at risk was defined as having a "significantly higher probability of developing a condition, illness, or other abnormal status," as described by EPA [1].
Iodine deficiency was the world's leading preventable cause of mental retardation, with over one-third of the global population at risk due to a lack of naturally available iodine in the soil, she added.
The proportion of the population at risk of poverty or social exclusion stood was 23.6 per cent in 2010, just above the EU average and increasing during the crisis.
Brief screening tools, such as the CAGE, should be employed to identify individuals in this population at risk of substance abuse.
Since 2000 and the launch of the Lisbon Strategy, which aims to reduce poverty by half, the figure of 16% of the population at risk of poverty has not changed, however.
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