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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 201–228.
Published: 06 December 2018
...Karen Benjamin Guzzo; Sarah R. Hayford; Vanessa Wanner Lang; Hsueh-Sheng Wu; Jennifer Barber; Yasamin Kusunoki Abstract Measures of attitudes and knowledge predict reproductive behavior, such as unintended fertility among adolescents and young adults. However, there is little consensus...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 625–651.
Published: 14 April 2011
... in residence, employment, schooling, and social roles compared with previous generations. Parental SES is an important influence during adolescence but cannot sufficiently capture the SES of the independent young adult. Typical, single SES indicators based on income or education likely misclassify the SES...
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Demography (2024) 61 (3): 879–899.
Published: 01 June 2024
... for men. Further, formation of both same- and different-sex dating relationships, common among sexual minority young adults, may also extend to cohabitation and marriage. We used the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health to predict the timing of a first romantic union, defined...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 267–292.
Published: 01 February 2022
... Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, we find that Black young adults who achieve high levels of education exhibit worse health across a majority of contexts relative to their White and Hispanic counterparts. Additionally, we observe more favorable health at higher levels of education across almost all...
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Demography (2023) 60 (1): 255–279.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Björn Quanjer; Ingrid K. van Dijk; Matthias Rosenbaum-Feldbrügge Abstract We investigate how experiencing parental death in infancy, childhood, or adolescence affected individuals' health using two distinct measures: mortality before age 20 and young adult height. Using two complementary indicators...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2351–2374.
Published: 21 November 2017
... from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health to compare rates of dissolution based on the total duration of romantic and sexual relationships for same-sex male couples, same-sex female couples, and different-sex couples. Results from hazard models that track the stability of young...
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Demography (2010) 47 (2): 415–437.
Published: 01 May 2010
... affect the transition to parenthood. These include measures of adolescent behavior, young adult behavior, and family background. Indicators of Adolescent Behavior We expect early experiences with family structure to inÀ uence adolescent behaviors that alter the risk of early parenthood. The most...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Warren B. Miller Abstract Childbearing motivation may be conceptualized as based upon psychological traits and shaped by experiences during childhood, adolescence, and early adult life. This paper explores what those traits and developmental experiences are. Two measures of childbearing motivation...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1245–1267.
Published: 05 July 2018
... study results and molecular genetic data on a sample of non-Hispanic white females from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health. We find that young women’s accelerated menarche polygenic scores are unrelated to their exposure to father absence. In contrast, polygenic scores...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 532–552.
Published: 01 June 1967
... indicates that the regional rate of increase may overtake that of the rest of the country, being particularly rapid in the young adult and adolescent ages. For the purposes of this study the Southeast includes: South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. These were originally the heaviest...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2247–2269.
Published: 01 December 2022
... youth. Critically, early-life disparities are driven by preventable causes of death whose impact occurs “outside the skin,” reflecting racial differences in social exposures and experiences that prove harmful for both Black and White adolescents and young adults. Copyright © 2022 The Authors 2022...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 341–355.
Published: 01 August 1996
... Suicide Trends: Evidence of Changing Well-Being?” . Journal of Geron tology , 46 , 543 – 51 . McCall P.L. , & Land K.C. ( 1994 ). Trends in White Male Adolescent, Young-Adult and Elderly Suicide: Are There Common Underlying Structural Factors?” . Social Science Research , 23 , 57...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 545–563.
Published: 01 November 1985
... inferences are made about the entire adolescent/young-adult population. She used data from the March 1972 Current Population Survey (CPS) to compare the characteristics of high school seniors and high school dropouts. Dropouts were found to be considerably more likely to have left the parental home...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
... 59 age group (National Center for Health Statistics 2009). Inactivity and lack of physical exercise histori- cally increase with age. During the 1990s, however, the drop-off in physical exercise has migrated into the adolescent and young adult ages (Andersen et al. 1998). These changes in the social...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 603–614.
Published: 01 November 1994
... and social resources necessary for educational and occupational attainment. These young women would seem likely to view early parenthood not as a marker of adult status but as an obstacle to attaining desired adult roles and statuses. Implicit in this conceptualization of the life course and of adolescent...
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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 201–216.
Published: 01 May 1998
... experience waning emo- tional involvement with their fathers as they age into late adolescence and early adulthood, but relatively no change in their affective relations with their mothers (Table 1). The de- cline in fathers' involvement over time may occur because many young adults no longer live at home...
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Demography (2024) 61 (3): 933–966.
Published: 01 June 2024
... of education attained without sufficient attention to heterogeneity within educational attainment categories, such as different institution types among college graduates. Using biomarker data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health), we test whether the physical health...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Adolescents’ Risk of Obesity as Young Adults . Social Science & Medicine , 63 , 2255 – 67 . 10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.05.027 Engeland A. , Bjørge T. , Tverdal A. , & Søgaard A.J. ( 2004 ). Obesity in Adolescence and Adulthood and the Risk of Adult Mortality . Epidemiology...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1573–1596.
Published: 09 September 2014
... of an obesity penalty for adult males but again show a substantial penalty for being obese as a young adult. The nonexisting male penalty obtained in many previous studies thus seems to reflect that the focus has largely been on adult obesity. The remarkably strong results of our initial estimations clearly...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1451–1472.
Published: 02 September 2011
... and family characteristics and prior relationship experiences. 5 8 2011 2 9 2011 © Population Association of America 2011 2011 Romantic and sexual relationships Contraceptive behavior Adolescents and young adults Commitment Age and racial/ethnic heterogamy Rates...
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