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The impacts of underenumeration and age estimation error on the D0–14/D ratio and palaeodemographic measures

McFadden, Clare; Oxenham, Marc


The objectives of this study were to evaluate the impacts of infant and elderly underenumeration and age estimation error on previously reported measures derived from the D0–14/D ratio, specifically total fertility rate and the rate of natural increase. This study used data from the United Nations database for the year 1960. A two-step approach was taken: to test the stability of the relationship we examined the correlation between the D0–14/D ratio and population dynamics of interest with data...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-11-05
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.10.033
Access Rights: Open Access


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