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Demographic Transition Stages

APES-CXIIVY

Which statement about the Demographic Transition model is correct?

Steck, Theodore L. "Human Population Explosion." The Encyclopedia of Earth. N.p., 26 Feb. 2014. Web. 21 Feb. 2016. <http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/153596/&gt;.

A

The growth rate during Stage 1 is high.

B

The highest growth rates happen during Stage 2.

C

Populations in Stage 4 have reached their carrying capacity.

D

Populations in Stage 3 are more susceptible​ to natural disasters.

E

The BEST explanation for the changes during Stage 2 is an increase in contraceptives, increased urbanization and greater access to education for women.