Studies on Sex Ratio at Birth in China. Popul Res Policy Rev. Library Research, ; 43 4 — Economically developed provinces are mainly distributed in the eastern coastal areas, and the provinces cities or autonomous regions with a less developed economy are mainly located in the middle and western areas.
They were placed on your computer when you launched this website. In west region, the SRB in women with three or more parities was higher in the urban areas than in the rural areas. The SRB was
The decomposition calculations were performed for variations in SRB in South Korea and China during the past decades separately, using the above decomposition formula. XLS format. Journal of Fujian Jiangxia University, ; 1 — In recent years, the Chinese government has developed social security effectively and the number of people covered by basic insurance has increased rapidly since [ 23 ].
The SRB in South Korea started to rise in the early s, reached a level of inplateaued at in the early s, and then gradually declined to within the normal range in
Two limitations must be considered in interpreting our findings. Sinceaccording to the official figures, China has experienced an annual consecutive decline in SRB, and some studies are quite optimistic about the declining trend. Despite the decline, however, the SRB in stayed at
Table 2. The SRB in eastern China was In this study, changes in SRB were decomposed into variations in SRB by birth order and compositional changes in female births by birth order. The decline in the composition of high birth orders drove the total SRB down.
After , the effect of variations in SRB by birth order and the total effect of compositional change in female births was not very significant, and nor was the total SRB.