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Demographic dynamics in rural Northern Nigeria : a case study of Gimba, Kaduna State

Mahmud, S. A


The purpose of this case study, conducted in February and March, 1979 was to obtain data on the general population characteristics, as well as the fertility and mortality of a typical rural Hausa community. The selected village of Gimba is situated in the Soba district of Zaria emirate, Kaduna State, in the North of Nigeria. Gimba is typical of the area being predominantly agricultural as well as being a traditional moslem community. A total of 471 households were enumerated in the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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