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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC246H1
Professor
William Magee
Semester
Fall

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Sociology of AgingClass NotesFall 2011 Class 3Four reasons that population aging is an issue of wide interest1Population aging is unprecedented in human history unprecedented drop in mortality especially infant mortality average age has gone up as well2Population aging is pervasive started in the western world and spread not limited to solely western nations anymore SE Asia Latin America etc3Population aging is enduringthere is no prospect of a reversal4Population aging has profound consequencesIBasic terms and conceptsAge structure the number of people in each age group in any given population the age breakdown graphically it tends to look like a population pyramid women tend to outlive menExamples Pakistan New Zealand JapanCategorizing age structureMean Median Mode
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