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IPSC 111 Population and Population-related Data

In this couse we will cover the following topics:

  • Sources of Demographic Data
  • Types of Sources
  • methods of Data Collection
  • Concepts and Definitions in Mortality Analysis
  • Sources of Data for Mortality Analysis
  • Types of Data
  • The quality of mortality from: a.Censuses b.Demographic Sample Surveys:Vital Registration Systems
  • Limitations of Mortality Data
  • Factors that Affect the quality of Mortality Data
  • Uses of Mortality Data
  • The Death Certificate-format, contents, type of information and uses
  • The factors that Reslt to incomplete and unreliable Data on mortality

IPSC 112 Basic Mathematics, Statistics and Computing Techniques

In this course the following topics will be covered:

Basic Mathematics

  • Variables
  • Solution
  • Progression
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Probability


  • Introduction to Basic Statistics
  • Definition of Terms and Concepts
  • Percentages and Proportions
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Measures of Dipersion
  • The Standard Deviation and Variance
  • Graphical representation of demographic Data

POPU 210 Introduction to population Studies

  • Sources of Demographic Data
  • Basic Demographic Rates and Ratios
  • population Composition


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