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1Class Greetings. Below are questions to use for studying for the final exam. About 50% of the exam questions are actually included here. (There will probably be 40-60 questions on the exam.) There will be another 2-4 calculation questions (review your individual homework) and a few questions on points from the debates. Pf Becker 0. DEFINITIONS AND SOURCES OF DEMOGRAPHIC, DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH DATA What are the three main sources of demographic data? Vital registration, censuses, surveys Why is it hard to measure wealth or income in a survey? Because people aren’t always open to discussing their wealth. You can ask about the assets owned. Does a survey or census typically have better data quality? Why? It has individual enumeration, universality, simultaneity, and periodicity What does DHS stand for? Demographic health survey: nationally representative household survey provides indicators for pop health and nutrition. Have large sample sizes Why is 1790 USA census not a census by definition? It only took heads of households info not everyone What does GNI stand for? Gross domestic income. GDP= C+I+G+(X-M) Why is clinical data not a good source of health data in a population? Not everyone can afford to go to see doctors- not representative of the whole population. Some people also just deal with illnesses on their own Labor force: employed, unemployed, not in labor force 1. POPULATION GROWTH The United Nations gives four numbers for projections for each country in 2050. What scenarios do the four numbers correspond to? (medium, high variant, low variant, constant fertility variant) When did the world reach 1 billion people (1800), 2 billion (1930), 6 billion (1999)? Name 1 country in the top 10 with highest natural increase rate (India) Why do scientists talk of a demographically divided world? (less developed
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countries have higher rates of natural increase compared to well-developed countries) Approximately how much is the U.S. population growing each year? 3 million (1 mill immigrants) Define the crude birth rate, crude death rate, crude rate of natural increase (1000*(births-deaths)/total population) What is the bookkeeping equation of population growth? Pt=Po+B-D+I-O Pt=Po+k*t (k is number added per yr, t is number of years) How can the absolute number of births increase if the birth rate is declining? If you have a larger population but a lower percentage of them are giving birth you will have more babies then if you have a smaller population and a higher percentage giving birth. What is a sustainable population growth rate? The rate at which the number of inhabitants of a given area can increase without overburdening the area's economic, social and natural resources. Name 2 countries with negative natural increase in the years 2000-
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