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Effects of 1974-75 famine on demographic variables in rural Bangladesh

Razzaque, Abdur


This study investigates the demographic effect of the 1974-75 famine in a rural population of Bangladesh. Socio-economic data of 1974, registration data on births, deaths, and migration for the period 1974-77, from ICDDR,B have been used. The analyses are based principally on age-specific fertility and mortality rates, and life tables for cohorts born between July 1974 and June 1977. Five household variables indicate that the greatest famine-induced fertility decline occurred in the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985
Type: Thesis (Masters)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70ee186c21a


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