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Unformatted text preview: not to. If this trend continues it pose a serious potential threat to the population of Russia. Another trend I noticed was that the more money that a country has in the GNI, the lower the IMR. Italy, with the second highest GNI of $29,840, came in with the lowest IMR of 3.7. Italy and the United States (IMR 6.5) have substantially lower IMR’s than all the countries we looked at. These two countries pale in comparison to Rwanda who, with the lowest GNI of $1,270, has a shocking IMR of 86. This is most likely due to the poor health care and high levels HIV and other diseases that are present in Sub-Saharan Africa. To sum it up it appears that the more money a country has to spend on its citizens, the more likely they are to make it to adulthood and choose not to have a lot of children....
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- Fall '07
- Demography, One-child policy, GNI, substantially lower IMR