The Demographic Approach to the Study of Family


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What is a kinship structure?

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1. Which of these is NOT one of the main factors being compared in the demographics approach to family studies?

2. Which of these is considered a vital statistic?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our primary focus with this quiz/worksheet is to ask you about important subjects such as kinship structure, vital statistics, and relevant factors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more particular, we're going to quiz you on:

  • What a kinship structure is
  • Examples of vital statistics
  • Things that factor into the demographics approach to family studies
  • What could possibly change a kinship structure
  • The initial identification in the demographics approach

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding components of the demographics approach
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as kinship structure
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding potential alterations to kinship structures and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Continue to learn about family demography by watching our corresponding video lesson. It is titled The Demographic Approach to the Study of Family, and it will cover:

  • Statistics regarding families
  • The effect of demographics on kinship structures and vice versa
  • Vital statistics and population distribution