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Fertility levels, differentials and patterns in the Gambia : an analysis based on 1973 census

Jeng, Momodou S


This thesis presents the findings of a detailed fertility analysis for the Gambia and its sub-groups. It has attempted to examine the plausibility and robustness of some indirect fertility techniques and models for the country's fertility data. Due to the fact that the Gambia has relied on stable population analysis as the only possible means to estimate its fertility until the P/F ratio method originally proposed by Brass (1964) was applied to the 1973 census data, the necessity of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1983-01
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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