SCI 1102 Quiz: Human Population Growth 3

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2014 World Population Data Sheet
1. Describe changes in the most populous nations between 2014 & 2050.
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2. Describe regional patterns in the nations with the highest & lowest total fertility rates.
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3. Explain how extreme poverty rates in varying regions have changed in recent decades.
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4. List nations that have made significant progress since 1990 in reducing infant mortality
& those that have more modest improvements.
- Australia
- French Polynesia*
- New Caledonia
- New Guinea
- Samoa
- Vanuatu
5. Compare & contrast the age distributions of major world regions in 1970 & 2014.
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6. List nations that have made significant progress since 1990 in reducing maternal
mortality during childbirth & those that have more modest improvements.
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2012 World Population Data Sheet
1. Explain how wealth affects age structure in the African nation of Malawi.
- Poor are much younger, wealthy are older
- The need for investing large amounts in the health & education
2. Define non-communicable diseases (NCDs) & describe how NCDs currently affect
mortality & are predicted to affect mortality in 2030.
- Greatest increase is expected in low income countries
- Sub Saharan Africa will have the greatest increase in 2030
- Projected to increase from half to almost three quarters
3. Compare & contrast premature death from NCDs in low, middle, & high-income nations.
- Living in low & middle income countries are likely
- Occur among men than women
- 30% in low & middle
- 13% in high
4. Relate changes in the U.S. population by age group from 2000-2011.
- Population increased by 0.7 percent
- Population is growing older
- U.S still has a great deal of population momentum
- Baby boomers enter retirement & there are fewer people of reproductive age
o Declines in the number of births & the age structure could resemble Europe
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