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Department
Economics
Course
ECON 1B03
Professor
Hannah Holmes
Semester
Winter

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Demographic Transition Model cont... -the 4 stages have different levels of CBR & CDR -result looks like S-shaped curve Basic elements of population change: Factors affecting population: social/cultural/economic/biological -explanation of population change: several, none which is “right or wrong” pg 157-158 th LEC06 Sep 29 2010 Population, Health, Health Care 1. Historical perspectives  Epidemiology - study of incidence transmission and control of disease  Epidemic - temporary, but widespread outbreak of a disease  Pandemic – disease occurring over wide geographical area affecting a high proportion of population  EPIDEMIC TRANS THEORY? – theory stating that the prevailing of illnesses changed from infectious to degenerative types as demo.trans occurred EPIDEMIOLOGICAL TIMELINE GRAPH Stages I & II: “pestilience & famine”  infections + parasitic diseases are main cause of deaths ex plague and cholera Stages III & IV: Degenerative “human created diseases”: chronic w/ aging, decline in infectious disease POSSIBLE STAGE 5:  Stag involves re-emergence of infectious/parasitic disease
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