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Question 26 of 400.0/ 5.0 PointsIn the United States, in the decades following World War II, birth rates increased enormously. This is an example of __________ effects that may impact population growth.A. periodicB. short-termC. periodD. long-termQuestion 27 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsToday, respecting transition theory, how many countries are considered to be in Stage 1?
Question 28 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsDemographers are beginning to add a Stage 5 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 your reading, all of these countries are now considered to be at stage 5 EXCEPT:
Question 29 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsInfant mortality is defined as the percentage of infants who die within __________ after birth in a given population per 1,000 live births per year.
Question 30 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsThe proportion of males to females in a given population is referred to as the __________ ratio.A. fertilityB. sexC. populationD. genderQuestion 31 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsIn developed countries, if we find a fertility rate of 2.1 live births per 1000 births per year, we arewitnessing __________ fertility.
Question 32 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsIn which country have death rates declined markedly even as infant mortality rates are the highest in the world?
Question 33 of 405.0/ 5.0 PointsPaul Ehrlich has had to modify his prognostications due to underestimating human resilience. However, all of the following have drifted toward basic agreement with neo-Malthusian conclusions EXCEPT: