birth rate

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the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area

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birth rate is nearly ideal for overall standard of living, but that birth rates in parts of Asia and Europe are so low that they reduce living standards when public and private costs are included.
These trends may signal increasing employer and employee confidence, which may in turn have been reflected in the rising birth rate and falling death rate of businesses.
Historic data showed Australia's birth rate was its highest in 1961 when women had an average of 3.
Holding constant other factors--including individual fertility behavior and, therefore, the TBR--both the marital and the nonmarital birth rate must increase.
This is particularly challenging during the current extended period of increased birth rates in Birmingham.
The latest data in that report - from 2010 - showed, among other things, that the teen birth rate in Worcester was up 12 percent.
In a report to Parliament tomorrow the RCM warns that the highest birth rate in 40 years means Government should guarantee the number of training places to tackle the problem.
According to the Pew Study, the overall US birth rate decreased by eight percent between 2007 and 2010, and by six percent among US-born women.
The infant mortality rate, the preterm birth rate, and the adolescent birth rate all continued to decline, average mathematics scores increased for 4th and 8th grade students, the violent crime victimization rate among youth fell, as did the percentage of young children living in a home where someone smoked, according to the federal governmenta[euro](tm)s annual statistical report on the well-being of the nation's children and youth.
A low birth rate can have devastating effects on economies, leading to a large dependent elderly population.
In patients younger than age 22 years in the study, the preterm birth rate before 33 weeks' gestation was higher among those who received progesterone gel than in those on placebo.
To get a sense for which parts of the state have the most teen pregnancies, use our map to view the birth rate for girls ages 13 to 17 in 2009 by county.
MORE midwives are urgently required as the birth rate reached a 40-year high, the Royal College of Midwives said.
women are having babies continued to fall in 2009, a 6 percent drop from 2008 pushing the teen birth rate to the lowest level in the nearly 70 years reliable data have been collected, according to a preliminary analysis of data from the National Center for Health Statistics.