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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Population Dynamics Course Outline What is Demography? Basic population processes Definitions & Measures Variations Theories Secondary population processes Consequences of population processes Classic perspectives Recent perspectives and empirical studies Today’s Lesson Objectives Review measures of mortality Introduction to life tables Extension to attrition processes Measuring Mortality Mortality: the number of deaths in a population What is a death? Permanent disappearance of all evidence of life at any time after birth has taken place. Crude Death Rate Number of deaths 405,000------------- * 1,000 ------- = 6.6 Total Population 61,644,000 In the early 1990s, the death rate in Turkey was 6.6 per 1,000 population....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2007 for the course SOC 2202 taught by Professor Williams, l during the Spring '07 term at Cornell.

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