The role of environmental and occupational hazards in the adult health transition.

@article{Kjellstrm1990TheRO,
  title={The role of environmental and occupational hazards in the adult health transition.},
  author={T L Kjellstr{\"o}m and Linda Rosenstock},
  journal={World health statistics quarterly. Rapport trimestriel de statistiques sanitaires mondiales},
  year={1990},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={188-96}
}
In the course of economic development from the pre-industrial to the post-industrial stages, human communities go through major social and economic transitions. The demographic transition, a long established concept, refers to the change from a stage of high birth rates and mortality rates to one of low birth rates and mortality rates. The mortality rates have always decreased before the birth rates, giving rise to a period of rapid population growth in each society. The recently-coined term… CONTINUE READING