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(dĕm′ə-grăf′ĭk, dē′mə-)
Of or relating to demography.


(di-mog′ră-fē) [Gr. dēmos, people + -graphy]
The study of measurable characteristics of human populations. The characteristics may include population size, growth, density, age, race, sex, or marital status. The information may be used to forecast health needs and the use of health services.
demographic (dē″mŏ-graf′ik, dem″ŏ-), adjective
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According to a report prepared by the FNC, the demographic imbalance began in the early 1970s due to the absence of planning, when the country embarked on the road to economic development.
Demographics are becoming a big challenge to China's future growth dynamics.
Bayer's database includes retailer and grower demographics, EDI sales, program payments and complaints.
By using demographic data, you can understand which customers own a home and segment these customers by age.
4) Segmenting the patient population into specific demographic characteristics
Providers need this type of demographic information, and a means of interpreting it quickly and effectively," says Michael Chermak, President of Healthdemographics, a San Diego-based firm specializing in the development of databases, information products and decision support systems for the health care industry.
The results of this study showed that in this instance it was not possible to develop a formula, based on demographic characteristics or the injury characteristics in the database, that would predict meaningfully the number of days a worker would take to return to work after an injury suffered on the job.
In some of the developing countries, some form of demographic data collection has been in existence for more than a hundred years.
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Lieutenant-General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, said the Government was working to address the demographic imbalance in a way that strikes a balance between comprehensive development and interests of the homeland and citizens and that fulfils our right to secure a promising future.
Questionnaires asked adolescents about their sexual behavior, demographic characteristics and academic achievement, which was categorized as high (A's and B's), average (B's and C's) or low (C's, D's and F's).
In One Quarter of Humanity James Lee and Wang Feng present an overview of China's demographic history over the last three centuries that is both sweeping and revisionist.