Untangling the Myths and Realities of Fertility and Mortality in the Pacific Islands Overall , trends are positive

@inproceedings{Pirie2000UntanglingTM,
  title={Untangling the Myths and Realities of Fertility and Mortality in the Pacific Islands Overall , trends are positive},
  author={Peter Pirie},
  year={2000}
}
  • Peter Pirie
  • Published 2000
Until the 1950s, information about the levels of fertility and mortality in the Pacific islands (see map on page 6) was fragmentary and much of it was anecdotal, but there was quite a lot of it. In that era, vital registration systems and periodic population censuses were the major sources of information on fertility and mortality, and the extent of these… CONTINUE READING