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Population Ch. 2 Voc

ch 2 vocab for rubenstien

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More Developed Countries also known as a relatively developed country or a developed country a country that has progressed relatively far along a continuum of developement
overpopulation the number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the environment to support life at a decent standard of living
population density
crude birth rate (cbr) the total number of live births in a year for every 1000 people alive in the society
doubling time the number of years needed to double a population assuming a constant rate of natural increase
life expectancy the average number of years an individual can be expected to live given current social economic and medicall conditions. life expectancy at birth is the avg number of years a newborn infant can expect to live.
agricultural revolution the time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering.
zero population growth a decline of the total fertility rate to the point where the natural increase rate equals zero.
Sex ratio the number of males per 100 females in the population
Pandemic disease that occur over a wide geographic area and affects a very high proportion of the population
Cholera
tuberculosis
less developed countries also known as a developing country, a country that is at a relatively early stage in the process of economic development.
ecumene the portion of earths surface occupied by permanent human settlement
physiological density the number of people per unit of area of arable land, which is land suitable for agriculture
crude death rate the total number of deaths in a year for every 1000 people alive in a society
total fertility rate the average number of children a woman will have throughout her childbearing years.
demographic transition the process of change in a society population from a condition of high crude birth and death rates and low rate of nat increase to a condition of low crude birth and death rates, low rate of nat increase and a higher total pop.
industrial revolution a series of improvements in industrial tech that transformed the process of manufactoring goods.
population pyramids a bar graph representing the distribution of pop by age and sex
epidemiologic transition distinctive causes o death in each stage of the demographic transition
epidemiology branch of medical science concerned with the incidence distribution and control of disease that affect large number of people.
HIV/AIDS Deadly disease
SARS
Demography the scientific study of population characteristics
arithmetic density the total number of people divided by the total land area
agricultural density the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of arable land.
natural increase rate the percentage growth of a pop in a year computed as the crude birth rate minus the crude death rate.
infant mortality rate the total number of deaths in a year amon infants under one year old for every 1000 live births in a society
stages of demographic transition
medical revolution medical tech invented in europe and N.A that is diffused to the poorer countries of latin america, asia and africa. many disease have been treated and grant higher life epectancy
dependency ratio the number of people under the age of 15 and over age 64 compared to the number of people active in the labor force
stages of epidemiologic
black plague pandemic throughout europe
malaria pandemic in africa
delayed degenerative diseases
Created by: film4best13 on 2009-09-14



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