1. Introduction 2. The quality of China's population data 3. Health and morbidity 4. Mortality 5. The setting for fertility decline 6. Late marriage and birth planning 7. The one-child family campaign 8. Fertility 9. Population distribution, internal migration, and ethnic groups 10. Review and prospect Appendixes Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index.
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