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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/>.
The growth rate during Stage 1 is high.
The highest growth rates happen during Stage 2.
Populations in Stage 4 have reached their carrying capacity.
Populations in Stage 3 are more susceptible to natural disasters.
The BEST explanation for the changes during Stage 2 is an increase in contraceptives, increased urbanization and greater access to education for women.