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Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Definitions for the 28 vocabulary words in Chapter 2.
|The study of things such as birth, income, death, and disease to show changes in human populations.
|The number of people living in a particular unit of area of land.
|Arithmetic Population Density
|Number of people living in a unit area of land.
|Detail about the spatial distribution of people.
|A type of thematic map where dots of differing sizes are used to show a number of cases for a phenomenon.
|The urban agglomeration which goes from Washington, D.c., to Boston, Massachusetts.
|Natural Increase Rate
|Difference between deaths and births every year.
|Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
|Number of births per 1000 people within a population per year.
|Crude Death Rate (CDR)
|Number of deaths per 1000 people within a population per year.
|Contraceptive Prevalence Rate
|Percent of women/partners using a method of contraception.
|The time it takes for a population to double
|Total Fertility Rate (TFR)
|The average number of children born to a woman.
|Old-Age Dependency Ratio
|Number of people aged 65+ to people aged 15-64 (workers).
|Child Dependency Ratio
|Number of people aged 0-14 to people aged 15-64 (workers).
|Structure of a population based on age, sex, and other factors.
|A graphic for the age and sex composition of a population.
|A prediction of change in a country's birth or death rate based on economic development,
|Zero Population Growth
|The state of a population's birth rate being exact to its death rate.
|Infant Mortality Rate (IMR)
|The chance per 1000 births that a child will die before the age of 1.
|How long people in a population are predicted to live.
|Change in the pattern of mortality in a society from high mortality among infants and times of widespread famine to high mortality from degenerative diseases which coincide with longer life expectancies.
|Disease spread by viruses, bacteria, and parasites.
|Disease which only gets worse over time.
|Genetic or Inherited Diseases
|Disease caused by genetics, can not be spread.
|A disease spread by mosquitos.
|Expansive Population Policies
|Government policies designed to increase population.
|Eugenic Population Policies
|Government policies deigned to limit population increase to certain people.
|Restrictive Population Policies
|Government policies designed to reduce population.