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Course ID: SOC  441
Effective Date: 03/02/2006
Title: Medical Demography
Career: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 3.00
Description: Prerequisite: SOC 201 (formerly SOC 209 prior to Summer 06). Examines how health, illness, and health utilization are distributed within a population. Particular emphasis is given to the relationship between health and bio-social and socio-cultural characteristics of populations. Introduction to the major theories of medical demography and the application of demographic methods to the study of health. Emphasis on cross-cultural and comparative studies.


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