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population density

The number of organisms, usually people, living within a defined space, such as a city, county, or town. In the U.S., regions with greater population densities tend to have different health care problems than lightly populated ones. Conditions such as gunshot wounds, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis are more common in cities than in rural areas, but cities also tend to have a greater health care infrastructure and more professional resources than rural areas.
See also: density
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Due to the change in population density, Sindh's share will marginally increase to 24.72%.
Both, population density and average household size were positively associated with the percent sick/injured under-five children, while female literacy ratio was negatively associated with the dependent variable.
The main proposition of the density dependence model is that population density is a proxy measure for constitutive legitimation and diffuse competition within a population and therefore predicts the population's subsequent growth pattern (Carroll & Hannan, 2000; Hannan & Freeman, 1989).
We could then compare annual CMR estimates of population density with the two abundance indices among years.
And in countries rich enough to care about landscape beauty, higher population density makes clean energy more expensive.
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Net Population Density (P.D), Net Employment Density (E.D), Mix Density Index (M.D.I), Entropy Index (E.I), Accessibility Index to Population (A.I.P) and Accessibility Index to Employment (A.I.E) were computed for the Lahore city on Town and Union council level.
Key words: line transects, snow tracking, population density, sex ratio, age structure, driving census