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Birth Rate

The number of babies born per 1,000 women of childbearing age in a population. This may be used to help calculate population growth. It is also called the fertility rate.

birth rate

see POPULATION.

birth rate

the number of people born into a POPULATION per thousand per year. In 2004, for example, the UK birth rate was 11 people per 1,000 of the population. The difference between this rate and the DEATH RATE is used to calculate the rate of growth of the population of a country over time. The birth rate tends to decline as a country attains higher levels of economic development. See DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION.
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Modeled after the 'Program of Demographic Development of AP Vojvodina with measures for its implementation' (PAPV, 2005), with respect to the opinion of the local population, as well as specificity in its reproductive behavior, certain guidelines for defining additional natality population policy measures in the municipality of Bela Palanka will be proposed.
Forgiveness is the power to break away from the cycles of violence by embracing natality in human relationships.
Nevertheless, in addition to the influence of erratic rains, natality rates recorded in the dry season are related to both the occurrence of microhabitats located near water bodies, which provide more favorable humidity conditions (Lima et al.
State-level natality data by father's age cohort are drawn from the CDC Vital Statistics and are shown in Figure 5.
It is an indicator which reflects the equilibrium between the two components of the natural movement: natality and mortality.
Oddly enough, this line, in which Alquist explicitly connects animality to natality and thus to the continuance and renewal of life, contrasts with other instances, in Act 3 and elsewhere in the play, where life, as animal life, is placed under erasure.
According to Arendt, natality is the human capacity to begin and continue to begin.
Arendt's view of education seeks above all to shelter the miracle of natality and prepare the young student for her transition from the realm of the private to public.
Jervis tests the limits of Hannah Arendt's concept of "natality" in a reading of Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go, set in a world where natality itself--the condition of possibility and newness conferred on a person at birth--exists in a state of suspension for the world of the clone-donors, who occupy a utterly derivative status and lack the standing for political action.
Additional topics will be accepted, including overuse of antibiotics in animals and humans, sustai natality and food security, urban gardening, and "green" practices in hospitals.
Earth never disappears wholly into world; the mysteries of natality and death, the untameable forces of nature, bear witness to its primordial essence, even within our most sophisticated worlds.
Using the introduction of the laws over time, we use a difference-in-difference analysis using two datasets, the Natality Detail File and the Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring Survey (PRAMS).

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