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b) availability of preventive health care. c) accessibility of pediatric care. d) improving food technologies and production.
Question 23 2.5 / 2.5 points The discussion in the course regarding the experience of China during Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward from 1959 to 1960 was meant to illustrate that Question options:
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In the four-stage model of transition theory, declining death rates and continuing high birth rates are characteristic of Stage Question options:
Question 25 2.5 / 2.5 points The proportion of males to females in a given population is referred to as the _______ ratio. Question options:
Question 26 2.5 / 2.5 points Biological demographers have determined that under ideal conditions, the human lifespan could average _______ years. Question options: a) 90 b) 95
c) 110 d) 120 Question 27 2.5 / 2.5 points _______ is the global area with the highest rate of population growth. Question options:
Question 28 2.5 / 2.5 points Two students are discussing population density. Chu maintains that no direct correlation exists between population density and poverty. Mason claims that population density is normally associated with poverty and political instability. Which student is correct? Question options:
Question 29 2.5 / 2.5 points The _______ ratio compares the number of economically productive people within a specific population to the number of people younger than 15 and older than 64.
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Question 30 2.5 / 2.5 points Paul Ehrlich updated his early projections because his original ideas underestimated Question options: a) immigration figures. b) capitalist gains. c) human resilience. d) political instability.
Question 31 2.5 / 2.5 points Demographers have added a fifth stage to the classic four-stage transition theory. Namely, when birth rates fall below replacement and death rates exceed birth rates, a country can be said to have entered Stage 5. As mentioned in the course, all of these countries are now considered to be at Stage 5 except Question options:

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