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Estimating Ghanaian fertility, mortality, and age structure

S. K. Gaisie

Estimating Ghanaian fertility, mortality, and age structure

by S. K. Gaisie

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Published by Population Dynamics Programme, University of Ghana in Legon .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Demographic surveys -- Ghana.,
    • Ghana -- Statistics, Vital.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 197-209.

      StatementS. K. Gaisie.
      SeriesUniversity of Ghana population studies ; no. 5, University of Ghana population studies ;, no. 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3666.8.A3 G33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 209 p. :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4608535M
      LC Control Number77371992

      demographic trends—mortality, fertility, and immigration—that will shape the size, age structure, and distribution of tomorrow’s population. It then examines key policy issues that will be impacted by these trends: global poverty, public finance and infrastructure needs, and climate change. The English biologist P. H. Leslie in introduced a model which uses the age-specific rates of fertility and mortality of a population to determine its dynamics. The model has been very successful in ecological study (Gonze, ), as it has been a useful tool for describing population dynamics of plants (Usher, ) and animals (Yu, ).Author: Collins Abaitey, Francis T. Oduro.

        Definition: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group as follows: years (children), years (early working age), years (prime working age), years (mature working age), 65 years and over (elderly).The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Fertility variants: Five of those variants differ only with respect to the level of fertility, that is, they share the same assumptions made with respect to mortality and international migration. The five fertility variants are: low, medium, high, constant-fertility and instant-replacement-fertility. A comparison of the results from these five.

      Demography: measuring and modeling population processes. [Samuel H Preston; Patrick Heuveline; Michel Guillot] -- "This book presents and develops the basic methods and models that are used by demographers to study the behavior of human populations. The Effects of Changes in Fertility and Mortality on Age Structure, Growth Rates, Birth. During the European demographic transitions, fertility decline was often but not always preceded by an aggregate decline in mortality (Matthiessen and McCann, ). In sub-Saharan Africa, high levels of child mortality are thought to be an impediment to fertility decline. Caldwell et al. (), for example, suggest that a decline in infant mortality to levels below 70 per 1, may be a Author: Mark R. Montgomery, Barney Cohen.


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Estimating Ghanaian fertility, mortality, and age structure by S. K. Gaisie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Estimating Ghanaian fertility, mortality, and age structure. [S K Gaisie]. Ghana has a young age structure, with approximately 57% of the population under the age of Its total fertility rate fell significantly during the s and s but has stalled at around four children per woman for the last few years.

Fertility remains higher in. Using data from the –80 Ghana Fertility Survey, Trussell's marriage duration model was employed to estimate probabilities of dying at exact ages 2 and 5 in different population subgroups.

The two education variables (mother's and husband's education) have the largest effect on child mortality, followed by husband's occupation and mother's occupation, in that by: 6. FERTILITY AND MORTALITY ESTIMATION USING MODEL STABLE AGE DISTRIBUTIONS A. BACKGROUND OF METHODS 1.

[email protected] underlying the use of model stable populat~onr for estimation purposes. ESTIMATES OF FERTILITY AND MORTALITY BASED ON REPORTED AGE DISTRIBUTIONS AND REPORTED CHILD SURVIVAL In chapter I there are described methods of estimating fertilityand mortality thatmake use of.

Abstract We estimate the effect of fertility on female labor force participation in a panel of countries using abortion legislation as an instrument for fertility. We find that removing legal restrictions on abortion significantly reduces fertility and estimate that, on average, a birth reduces a woman’s labor supply by almost 2 years during her reproductive life.

OurCited by: Age of Mother (years), the age of respondents plays a crucial role in socio-demographic analyses because age affects many aspects of life such as education, fertility, marriage, retirement, mortality, and so on (Palameleni E. Martin, ). Women’s age was coded as a continuous by: 1.

Fertility Trend in Ghana. to examine past trends in age-specific fertility rate for West African countries; and 2) to predict future fertility rates there. is the adequacy of birth-history Author: Samuel Gaisie. The report examines the trends and levels of key demographic indicators for African countries, including population size, growth rate, distribu-tion, fertility and mortality levels, age structure and international migration.

In doing so, it builds on data from the revision of World Popu. Estimating Ghanaian fertility, mortality, and age structure / S. Gaisie; Structure and prospects of the sugar industry in Ghana, by C.

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Together they generate considerable differences in population age structures between rural and urban populations. Information about the Ghana Maternal Health Survey may be obtained from ICF Macro (formerly Macro International Inc.), SuiteBeltsville Drive, Calverton, MDU.S.A. (Telephone: ; Fax: ).

Additional information may be obtained from the Ghana Statistical Service, P.O. BoxFile Size: 9MB. CHAPTER 4 FERTILITY AND MORTALITY Fertility Contraceptive use in the Mwanza Region has risen from a very low level of 4 percent in t/ to 16 percent in late ) Following increases in the use of modern contraception, levels of fertility are expected to Size: KB.

Maternal age variants Time since first birth variants Andrea Verhulst1 Abstract BACKGROUND Two types of indirect methods for estimating child mortality rates from summary birth histories (number of children ever born and children dead) are currently available to Using microsimulation based on the – fertility Cited by: 3.

Age structure as a measure of population dynamics was not used by this study due to non-availability of adequate data in sub-Saharan Africa. However, fertility and mortality rates were used to measure the population dynamics. Nevertheless, some studies in other regions of the world used the age structure to measure population dynamics.

The population will become stationary with its age structure determined by the ages of the immigrants (vector b), as well as the mortality and fertility of the host country (matrix A). Where the fertility of the host country is greater than replacement level, α will be greater than one, and the following asymptotic formula follows from eqn [   The fertility rate is the average number of children born to one woman while being of child-bearing age.

Inthe fertility rate in Ghana amounted to children per woman. Age structures, therefore, reflect current patterns of fertility, mortality, and migration, as well as the effects of these processes in the past. In Ghana, and for most countries, fertility and mortality affect the age structure more than migration does, but at the town, city, or regional level, migration may become more by: Combining forward and backward mortality estimation Article in Population Studies 71(3) June with 28 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The death rates presented are those of a stationary population within each 5-year age interval, reconstructed by means of equation () applied in single-year age categories. For purposes of estimating person-years lived in the single-year age interval, weighted deaths at age x (last birthday) are assumed to have occurred, on average, at exact Author: Samuel H.

Preston, Irma T. Elo, Mark E. Hill, Ira Rosenwaike. nuptiality, age structure, migration, fertility, and mortality among others. The fertility monograph describes and analyses the levels and trends of South African fertility. It provides the most robust estimates of current levels of fertility using census data and explores patterns of fertility behavior amongst women in South Africa.one measure of the individual age, defined as the greatest number of years any member of a species has been known to survive, about years, humans are the longest-lived animals.

life expectancy. the average number of years people in a given population can expect to live or, more precisely, the mean age at death.This method, labeled the Coale method, also relies on stable population theory and requires an estimate of the population growth rate, the proportion of both sexes under the age of 15, and an estimate of mortality for children up to age 5.