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Measurements of Fertility: Terms, Calculations & Interpretations

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If we're measuring fertility, what are we looking at?

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1. Which of these describes the crude birth rate?

2. In statistical research, what is considered to be the reproductive age range?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our quiz and worksheet contains questions that ask you about measurements of fertility. Easily check your comprehension of these topics with our quiz, from crude birth rate to the reproductive age range according to statistical research.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to see if you know:

  • What measuring fertility entails
  • What crude birth rate means
  • What is considered to be the reproductive age range in statistical research
  • The measurement that calculates the average number of daughters a woman will have by age 45
  • How the net reproduction rate and gross reproduction rate differ

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  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what measuring fertility entails and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about measurements of fertility
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the difference between net reproduction rate and gross reproduction rate

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To learn more about this topic, we've put together an interesting lesson called Measurements of Fertility: Terms, Calculations & Interpretations you can access at any time. After you complete this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Detail how crude birth rate is calculated
  • Explain why the general fertility rate is more accurate than the crude birth rate
  • Identify how the total fertility rate is calculated
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