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1

What is the birth rate a measure of?

Female education
Availability of birth control

2

What happens to the birth rate as a country develops?

It gets lower

3

What is the death rate?

The number of deaths per thousand of the population per year

4

What is the death rate a measure of?

Quality and access to healthcare

5

What happens to the death rate as a country develops?

It gets lower

6

What is the infant mortality rate?

The number of babies who die under 1 year old per thousand babies born

7

What is the infant mortality rate a measure of?

Sanitation
Healthcare

8

What happens to the infant mortality rate as a country develops?

It gets lower

9

What is people per doctor?

The average number of people for each doctor

10

What is people per doctor a measure of?

Access to healthcare

11

What happens to the people per doctor as a country develops?

It gets lower

12

What is the literacy rate?

The % of adults who can read and write

13

What is the literacy rate a measure of?

Access to education

14

What is access to safe water?

The % of people that can get clean water

15

What is access to safe water a measure of?

Sanitation

16

What happens to the access to safe water as a country develops?

It gets higher

17

What is the life expectancy?

Ten average age a person can expect to live to

18

What is the life expectancy a measure of?

Quality and access to healthcare

19

What happens to the life expectancy as a country develops?

It gets higher

20

What is the PQLI calculated by?

Life expectancy
Literacy rate
Infant mortality rate

21

What is PQLI a measure of?

Lots of things

22

What happens to the PQLI as a country develops?

It gets higher

23

What is calorie intake?

The average number of calories eaten per day

24

What is calorie intake measure of?

Access to healthy and varied diet

25

What happens to the calorie intake as a country develops?

It gets higher

26

What is the birth rate?

The number of live babies born per thousand of the population per year