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World Development Indicators: 2003 - Page 63
1983 - 74 pages
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Actuarial Study, Issue 112

1997
...age-specific birth rates applicable during the year. Thus the total fertility rate can be interpreted as the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to survive her childbearing years and were to experience those age-specific birth rates throughout her...
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Actuarial Study, Issue 99

1937
...Calendar Year and Alternative (Cent.) [Per thousand women] Note: The total fertility rate is the average number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to survive the childbearing period and were to experience the age-specific central birth rates for the...
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Wildlife, Wild Death: Land Use and Survival in Eastern Africa

Rodger Yeager, Norman N. Miller - 1986 - 173 pages
...total fertility rate had climbed to 8.0, the highest in the world. Total fertility is an estimate of the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to reproduce, throughout her reproductive cycle, at her country's average fertility rates from puberty...
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Demography As an Interdiscipline

J. Mayone Stycos - 1989 - 214 pages
...31-34/1000 in 1800 to 27/1000 in 1900 and to 10/1000 in 1980-1985. The total fertility rate (the average number of children that would be born to a woman if she were subject to current age-specific fertility rates for her entire reproductive years) was about 4.2 in...
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Eat for Life: The Food and Nutrition Board's Guide to Reducing Your Risk of ...

National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine - 1992 - 192 pages
...appropriate for your height is called the body mass index. Body mass index is calculated as follows: body weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of the height (in meters). It is simple to determine your body mass index by using the nomogram shown in Figure 4.3. The most...
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Social Gains from Female Education: A Cross-national Study, Parts 63-194

K. Subbarao, Laura Raney - 1993 - 49 pages
...female education in influencing parental decisions and abilities. 2.2 The total fertility rate (TFR) - the number of children that would be born to a woman if she lives to the end of her childbearing years and bears children at each age in accordance with the prevailing...
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Activity Anorexia: Theory, Research, and Treatment

W. Frank Epling, W. David Pierce - 1996 - 239 pages
...controls matched for age, age of menarche, absolate height and weight, and body-mass index (expressed as the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) and found significant differences in menstrual cyclicity (Schweiger et al., 1992). The restrained eaters...
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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice, Volume 434

Steven H. Woolf, Steven Jonas, Robert S. Lawrence - 1996 - 618 pages
...alternative measurement method that may be more accurate is the body mass index, which is defined as the body weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters. A body mass index of 27.8 or greater in men and of 27.3 or greater in women suggests overweight. The...
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Taking Our Pulse: The Health of America's Women

Iris F. Litt - 1997 - 349 pages
...the same age group. The most reliable of these reference standards is based on the BMI, which equals the weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of the height (in meters). Unfortunately, this seems to be a more reliable index of fatness for males than for females, but it...
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Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases: A Global Challenge

Darwin Labarthe - 1998 - 681 pages
...according to 5-year categories. Plus-minus values are means standard deviation. The Quetelet index is the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters. a. Numbers shown are the numbers of women in each category at the beginning of follow-up in 1976. b....
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