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(dĕm′ə-grăf′ĭk, dē′mə-)
Of or relating to demography.
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(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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After screening out these structural impacts, the demographically adjusted trends are identical (by design) through the beginning of the Great Recession in 2007.
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Although Hartmann and CWPE support "women's right to safe, voluntary birth control and abortion," they strongly oppose "demographically driven population policies." In other words, they're in favor of making contraception widely available, but against tying it to any national plan to address population growth.
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