LEC06 - Demographic Transition Model cont. -the 4 stages...

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Demographic Transition Model cont. .. -the 4 stages have different levels of CBR & CDR -result looks like S-shaped curve Basic elements of population change: Factors affecting population: social/cultural/economic/biological -explanation of population change: several, none which is “right or wrong” pg 157-158 LEC06 Sep 29 th 2010 Population, Health, Health Care 1. Historical perspectives Epidemiology - study of incidence transmission and control of disease Epidemic - temporary, but widespread outbreak of a disease Pandemic – disease occurring over wide geographical area affecting a high proportion of population EPIDEMIC TRANS THEORY? – theory stating that the prevailing of illnesses changed from infectious to degenerative types as demo.trans occurred EPIDEMIOLOGICAL TIMELINE GRAPH “pestilience & famine” infections + parasitic diseases are main cause of deaths ex plague and cholera Stages III & IV: Degenerative “human created diseases”: chronic w/ aging, decline in infectious disease
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