Table 2

Distribution of selected population indicators in Iran, Fars Province and control group in the present study
Indicator Iran1 Fars Province1 Present Study
Average number of childbirths per woman
 50 – 54 years 5.42 5.63 5.61
 55 – 59 years 5.93 6.06 6.02
 60 – 64 years 6.18 6.16 6.27
 65+ 6.11 6.03 6.57
Female literacy rate
 Total (6 years and older) 84.6 86.6 -
 50 – 64 years 41.2 44.8 44.9
 65+ 16.1 16.9 21.2
Urbanization 68.4 61.1 59.6

1According to the 2006 census [16].

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