Effect of Socioeconomic Characteristics on Age at Marriage and Total Fertility in Nepal (Report)

Effect of Socioeconomic Characteristics on Age at Marriage and Total Fertility in Nepal (Report)


  • Author: Journal of Health Population and Nutrition
  • Release Date : 2004-03-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • File Size: 266267 Bytes


INTRODUCTION Fertility in Nepal is high and has remained so over the last several decades, although the fertility rate has declined over the last decade or so. The total fertility rate (births per woman) according to the 1981 census was 6.1 and came down to 4.3 by 1999. These are high numbers not only compared to the rates around the world (3.7 and 2.7 in 1981 and 1999 respectively) but also high compared to the averages for low-income countries (5.3 and 3.7 in 1981 and 1999 respectively) and South Asian countries (5.3 and 3.4 in 1981 and 1999 respectively). It is argued that reducing total fertility rates in a country is an essential component of attaining demographic transition in a country and improving the standard of living of its people....

Sociodemographic Characteristics of Tobacco Consumers in a Rural Area of Bangladesh (Report)

Sociodemographic Characteristics of Tobacco Consumers in a Rural Area of Bangladesh (Report)


  • Author: Journal of Health Population and Nutrition
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • File Size: 239758 Bytes


ABSTRACT Bangladesh typifies many developing countries experiencing an increasing trend in tobacco consumption. However, little is known about the general pattern of tobacco consumption and about population groups who are more prone to tobacco consumption. This paper aimed at generating knowledge on tobacco consumption, especially emphasizing the identification of sociodemographic groups who are more prone to tobacco consumption vis-a-vis tobacco-related health consequences in a remote rural area in Bangladesh. Information on the tobacco consumption status of 6,618 individuals (52.1% males, 47.9% females), aged over 15 years, was collected in 1994. Both univariate and multivariate analyses were done. Individuals were categorized as consumers if they ...

1970 Census of Population

1970 Census of Population


  • Author : United States. Bureau of the Census
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Genre: Illinois
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000102914722


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Current Population Reports

Current Population Reports


  • Author : United States. Bureau of the Census
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1947
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015079844927


Current Population Reports Book Description :

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