Course Code : BSI 108 

Course Name: Demographic Structure and Health

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 2-0

Course description: Introduction to demography, definitions, data sources, methods, population size, structure and composition, fertility, factors affecting fertility, mortality, migration, urbanization, mother-child health, nutrition and anthropometric indicators, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases knowledge level

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Basic Public Health, Prof. Dr. Muhsin Akbaba, Doc. Dr. Necdet Aytaç, Academician Publishing.

Course Evaluation:

Participation / Attendance : 10%,

Mid-Term Exam : 30%,

Homework : 10%,

Final Exam : 50%,

Attendance is at least 95 % mandatory.