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EHS_09 CH2

Study Stack Chapter 2

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The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of land suitable for agriculture. Agricultural Density
What did humans do during the agricultural revolution? Human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering.
What is Arithmetic Density? The total number of people divided by the total land area.
A complete enumeration of a population. Census
The total number of live births in a year for every one thousand people alive in the society. Crude birth rate (CBR)
What is the crude death rate? The total number of deaths in a year for every one thousand people alive in society.
The process of change in a society's population from a condition of high crude birth and death rates and low rate of natural increase to a condition of low crude birth and death rates, low rate of natural increase, and higher total population. Demographic Transition
What is Demography? The scientific study of population characteristics.
The total number of live births in a year for every one thousand people alive in the society. Crude birth rate (CBR)
What is the crude death rate? The total number of deaths in a year for every one thousand people alive in society.
The process of change in a society's population from a condition of high crude birth and death rates and low rate of natural increase to a condition of low crude birth and death rates, low rate of natural increase, and higher total population. Demographic Transition
What is Demography? The scientific study of population characteristics.
The number of people under the age of fifteen and over age sixty-four, compared to the number of people in the labor force. Dependency Ratio
What is Doubling Time? The number of years needed to double a population, assuming a constant rate of natural increase.
Distinctive causes of death in each stage of the demographic transition. Epidemiology Transition
What is Epidemiology? Branch of medical science concerned with the incidence, distribution, and control of deseases that affect large numbers of people.
The number of people under the age of fifteen and over age sixty-four, compared to the number of people in the labor force. Dependency Ratio
What is Doubling Time? The number of years needed to double a population, assuming a constant rate of natural increase.
Distinctive causes of death in each stage of the demographic transition. Epidemiology Transition
What is Epidemiology? Branch of medical science concerned with the incidence, distribution, and control of deseases that affect large numbers of people.
The portion of Earth's surface occupied by permanent human settlement. Ecumene
What is Industrial Revolution? A series of improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods.
The total number of deaths in a year among infants under one year old for every 1,000 live births in society. Infant mortality rate(IMR)
What is Life expectancy? The average number of years an individual can be expected to live, given current social, economic, and medical conditions.
Medical technology invited in Europe and North America that is diffused to the poorer countries of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Medical Revolution
Natural increase rate(NIR) The percentage growth of a population in a year, computed as the crude birth rate minus the crude death rate.
The portion of Earth's surface occupied by permanent human settlement. Ecumene
What is Industrial Revolution? A series of improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods.
The total number of deaths in a year among infants under one year old for every 1,000 live births in society. Infant mortality rate(IMR)
What is Life expectancy? The average number of years an individual can be expected to live, given current social, economic, and medical conditions.
Medical technology invited in Europe and North America that is diffused to the poorer countries of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Medical Revolution
Natural increase rate(NIR) The percentage growth of a population in a year, computed as the crude birth rate minus the crude death rate.
The number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the environment to support life at a decent standered of living. Overpopulation
What is Pandemic? Disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects a very high proportion of the population.
The number of people per unit of area of arable land, which is land suitable for agriculture. Physiological density
what is a population pyramid? A bar graph representing the distribution of population by age and sex.
The number of males per 100 females in the population. Sex Ratio
What is the Total Fertility Rate? The average number of children a woman will have throughout her childbearing years.
A decline of the total fertility rate to the point where the natural increase rate equals zero. Zero Population Growth
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