Fertility Measuring Tools: Child-Woman Ratio, Age-Specific & Marital Fertility Rates


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In the broadest terms, what do demographers study?

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1. Why do most fertility measurements only use the number of women between the ages 15 and 49?

2. What do age-specific fertility rates calculate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Studying birthrates is important for many reasons. Use the assessment tools to learn more about this area of study and then test your knowledge by answering quiz questions dealing with fertility measurements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test you on the following:

  • Demographers area of study
  • Typical ages used in fertility measurements
  • What age-specific fertility rates calculate
  • How marital fertility rates are unique
  • Practice used to generate a general estimate of fertility rates

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the reason certain ages are used for fertility measurements
  • Information recall - access knowledge about what age-specific fertility rates calculate
  • Knowledge application - apply demographer-related knowledge to answer quiz questions

Additional Learning

Review the lesson Fertility Measuring Tools: Child-Woman Ratio, Age-Specific & Marital Fertility Rates to learn more information about topics such as:

  • Ratio formulas
  • Most accurate tools to calculate fertility rates
  • Predicting societal trends