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demography

 [de-mog´rah-fe]
the science dealing with populations, including matters of health, disease, births, and mortality.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

de·mog·ra·phy

(dĕ-mog'ră-fē),
The study of populations, especially with reference to size, density, fertility, mortality, growth rate, age distribution, migration, and vital statistics.
[G. demos, people, + graphō, to write]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

de·mog·ra·phy

(dĕ-mog'ră-fē)
The study of populations, especially with reference to size, density, fertility, mortality, growth rate, age distribution, migration, and vital statistics.
[G. demos, people, + graphō, to write]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

demography

the study of human populations.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

de·mog·ra·phy

(dĕ-mog'ră-fē)
Study of populations, especially with reference to size, density, fertility, mortality, growth rate, age distribution, migration, and vital statistics.
[G. demos, people, + graphō, to write]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Norman Myers, an advisor to the World Bank, the World Resources Institute, and various UN agencies, praised Communist China's population control program, which employs coerced abortion and infanticide to meet strict demographic targets. "Is it too farfetched to imagine that one day people might be issued with a warrant entitling them to have a single child--a type of green stamp?" wrote Dr.
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