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SOC 309 MODULE KNOWLEDGE CHECK 6
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The fertility transition can best be described as the shift
from family building by fate to family building by design.
"Natural" fertility in most populations produces an average of about ____ children.
six to seven
Hutterite society has been notable especially for having high fertility in the context of
Of the following, _______ is least likely to be an explanation for the high fertility that existed for most of human history.
religious objections to the use of contraception
The concept of accepting calculated choice as being a valid element in marital fertility decisions is one of the
preconditions for a substantial fertility decline.
The single most important instigator of fertility decline at the societal level is
The idea that couples strive to maintain a balance between how many surviving children they have and how many they want is associated with the concept of the
new household economics of fertility behavior.
The concept that parents seek a trade-off between quantity and quality is derived from
the supply-demand framework
The concept that fertility is importantly influenced by other people with whom we live and associate is derived from
the innovation-diffusion perspective.
Of the following characteristics of women, _______ is most closely associated with fertility levels.
Of the following important proximate determinants of fertility, ________ is least effective in terms of its average effect on fertility levels.
Among women in their 30s and 40s in the United States, the most popular form of contraception is
The available evidence suggests that the most widely used method of birth control in the world is
The total fertility rate measures the total number of
projected children ever born per woman if age-specific-fertility-rates (ASFRs) do not change.
The net reproduction rate is also known as the
generational replacement rate
Data on fertility intentions help to sort out the difference between
timing and quantum of births
The region of the world that currently has the highest levels of fertility is
The evidence suggests that ________ is an important impediment to higher fertility levels in Europe.
lack of gender equity within marriage
The impact of China's one-child policy on that country's fertility level can best be described as
facilitating an already existing decline in fertility.
Among the following factors that might be influencing current fertility trends in the United States, the one with the least impact is that
high levels of cohabitation are depressing the birth rate
In population studies, fecundity refers to the biological capacity to reproduce.
The healthier a woman is, the later is the age at which she experiences menarche.
Hutterite women in the United States in the 1930s averaged 11 live births per woman.
Female genital mutilation is associated with low status of women, which is associated with high fertility.
The opportunity costs of children change over time as social circumstances change.
The diffusion of ideas such as desired family size is enhanced by the existence of rigidly defined social strata.
Before there was birth control, there was child control.
The later a woman marries, the more children she is likely to have.
Abortion rates tend to be highest when other methods of contraception are not readily available to women.
The United Kingdom is one of the few European countries in which fertility has recently risen above replacement level.
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