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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 671–694.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Margot I. Jackson Abstract The educational and economic consequences of poor health during childhood and adolescence have become increasingly clear, with a resurgence of evidence leading researchers to reconsider the potentially significant contribution of early-life health to population welfare...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2245–2267.
Published: 01 October 2020
... education. The simulated eradication of health problems slightly reduced disparities by parental education in secondary education (up to 10%) but increased disparities in tertiary education (up to 2%). Adolescent health problems and parental education are strong but chiefly independent predictors...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 1075–1103.
Published: 18 March 2019
... generation status in a large, diverse sample of 7th through 12th graders from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health ( n = 67,586). Next, I test whether having a higher proportion of same-generation friends can protect immigrant youth from experiencing negative health outcomes...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 February 2009
...–80th percentile of SRBMI) to be obese in adulthood and, as a likely consequence, significantly more likely to report health problems such as chest pain and diabetes. Overweight adolescents also suffered a twofold risk of premature death from all nonaccidental causes as well as a fourfold risk of heart...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1547–1574.
Published: 01 August 2021
... perspectives suggest different longitudinal models, but evidence is lacking about which model best captures SRH trajectory. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health and the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, we employ structural equation modeling to correct...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... It is furthermore vital that integration occur in all steps of the research process: in theory, design, data collection, and analysis. I use the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, or Add Health, as an example of an integrative approach to health and of the importance of adolescence and the transition...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1477–1501.
Published: 12 July 2017
... has explored the implications of parental incarceration for children’s behavioral problems, academic achievement, health, and housing stability, but not their social networks. Using network data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, I find that adolescents with recently...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1791–1819.
Published: 01 October 2022
... concentrated among Black Americans with darker skin color? Novel hypotheses are tested with biosocial panel data from Add Health, a nationally representative cohort of Black and White adolescents who have transitioned to adulthood. We find that White and light-skin Black respondents report improved health...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 85–101.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Susan L. Brown; Wendy D. Manning Abstract We used data from the first wave of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health to examine family boundary ambiguity in adolescent and mother reports of family structure and found that the greater the family complexity, the more likely adolescent...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 447–461.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Susan L. Brown Abstract Using data from Waves 1 and 2 of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, I extend prior research on family transitions and adolescent well-being by examining the influence of parental marital and cohabitation transitions on adolescent delinquency, depression...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 103–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., sex, and race) and network measures for structural processes operating on individual, dyadic, and triadic levels. We apply the methods to adolescent friendship networks in 59 U.S. schools from the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health (Add Health). We model friendship formation...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 603–621.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Jennifer Manlove; Suzanne Ryan; Kerry Franzetta Abstract By using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, we examine how adolescent relationship characteristics, partner attributes, and sexual relationship histories are associated with contraceptive use and consistency...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 511–536.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Krista M. Perreira; Kathleen Mullan Harris; Dohoon Lee Abstract Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), we find that first-generation youth of Hispanic, Asian, and African heritage obtain more education than their parents, but the second generation...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 November 2009
... be explained by unmeasured heterogeneity. We employ a variety of statistical techniques to distinguish between these hypotheses, using data on females from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Our results provide evidence that delaying first intercourse leads to an increased likelihood...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 747–769.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Guang Guo; Yuying Tong Abstract We carried out two distinct types of genetic analysis with data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. The first was a non-DNA twin analysis using monozygotic (identical) and same-sex dizygotic (fraternal) twins. The second analysis investigates...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1763–1789.
Published: 01 October 2022
... resourced activity spaces beyond the home. We draw on GPS data from a large sample of urban youth in the Columbus, Ohio–based Adolescent Health and Development in Context study (2014–2016) to examine to what extent Black youth experience nontrivial, disproportionate levels of exposure to more disadvantaged...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1451–1472.
Published: 02 September 2011
... Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Data-reduction techniques produce a detailed multidimensional characterization of relationship commitment for nonmarital sexual relationships. We then use multilevel analysis to estimate associations between two key relationship characteristics—relationship commitment...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 141–172.
Published: 10 September 2013
... of Adolescent Health ( N = 2,281). 9 8 2013 10 9 2013 © Population Association of America 2013 2013 Race Racial classification Genetics Bio-ancestry For more than 200 years, the measurement of race has been a major component in the United States (U.S.) decennial censuses...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 1017–1024.
Published: 27 May 2015
... Study of Adolescent Health to disentangle the effects of self-identifying as black and being classified by others as black on subsequently being arrested. Results reveal that the odds of arrest are nearly three times higher for people who were classified by others as black, even if they did not identify...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2129–2150.
Published: 27 September 2013
.... This study adjudicates between two potential sources of inconsistency in the literature—methodological differences or cohort differences—by using a single, high-quality data source: namely, The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. We replicate analyses across four different statistical...
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