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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1525–1546.
Published: 01 August 2021
... method is a leading approach to estimating adult mortality in the absence of death registration. The idea is to ask survey respondents to enumerate their siblings and to report about their survival status. In many countries and periods, sibling survival data are the only nationally representative source...
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Published: 01 August 2021
Fig. 3 Aggregate and individual visibility estimates for log-adult death rates from the Malawi 2000 DHS sibling histories. Estimates are for the seven years before the interview. Confidence bands show sampling uncertainty, accounting for the complex sample design; they were produced using More
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 August 2006
... (Eds.), Brass Tacks: Essays in Medical Demography (pp. 43 – 66 ). London : Athlone . Estimating Adult Mortality Without Selection Bias 569 D Demography, Volume 43-Number 3, August 2006: 569 585 569 DEATH BY SURVEY: ESTIMATING ADULT MORTALITY WITHOUT SELECTION BIAS FROM SIBLING SURVIVAL DATA...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 215–229.
Published: 01 May 1995
... between blacks’ and whites’ mortality. We discuss limitations of the data and directions for future research. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1995 1995 Death Certificate Postsecondary Education Adult Mortality Educational Inequality Educational Difference...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 957–978.
Published: 04 June 2018
...Adrien Remund; Carlo G. Camarda; Tim Riffe Abstract We propose a method to decompose the young adult mortality hump by cause of death. This method is based on a flexible shape decomposition of mortality rates that separates cause-of-death contributions to the hump from senescent mortality. We apply...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 847–870.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of grandparenthood and the roles fulfilled by living grandparents, but the complex implications of grandparental death—a key feature of intergenerational linkages over the life course—have drawn less attention. In this article, we explore whether and how childbearing of adult women is affected by the death...
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Published: 24 July 2017
Fig. 2 Distribution of the number of adult deaths reported by respondents using the acquaintance network ( left panel ) and the meal network ( right panel ) More
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Published: 24 July 2017
Fig. 3 Age and sex distribution of adult deaths reported by respondents using the acquaintance network ( left panels ) and the meal network ( right panels ) More
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1503–1528.
Published: 24 July 2017
...Fig. 2 Distribution of the number of adult deaths reported by respondents using the acquaintance network ( left panel ) and the meal network ( right panel ) ...
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Published: 13 November 2014
Fig. 2 Life table deaths for black and white adults in the United States, 2010: All causes More
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1855–1885.
Published: 19 September 2018
... decompose the mortality disadvantage among smokers by cause of death and estimate the number of smoking-attributable deaths for the U.S. adult population ages 35+, net of sociodemographic and behavioral confounders. The elevated risks translate to 481,887 excess deaths per year among current and former...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 387–411.
Published: 04 February 2014
... 2013 4 2 2014 © Population Association of America 2014 2014 Adult mortality Data quality Reporting errors Siblings’ survival histories Senegal Age errors refer to respondents’ inaccurate reporting of the current age or age at death of one of their true maternal siblings...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 207–228.
Published: 02 October 2012
...Bruno Masquelier Abstract Because of incomplete registration of deaths in most countries in sub-Saharan Africa, data on the survival of close relatives constitute the cornerstone of estimates of adult mortality. Since 1990, sibling histories have been widely collected in Demographic and Health...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1207–1230.
Published: 26 September 2012
... of the principal causes of death. Applying the method to the United States and Sweden, we find that spread effects account for about two-thirds of the greater variance in age at death among American adults, meaning that two-thirds of the U.S.-Sweden difference would persist if the two countries differed only...
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Published: 04 February 2014
Fig. 5 The impact of date errors in SSH data on estimates of 45 q 15 . The solid line represents the SSH-reported proportion of adult deaths occurring in an eight-year reference period prior to the SSH survey under the assumptions that (1) there is a fixed number of deaths in the sibships More
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 215–239.
Published: 18 December 2015
... and simultaneously increase life expectancy, especially for whites, should target premature, young adult causes of death—in particular, suicide, accidental poisoning, and homicide. We conclude by discussing how the analysis of Hispanic-white differences in lifespan variability contributes to our understanding...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1081–1104.
Published: 27 May 2011
... disadvantage of ethnic Russians at adult ages appears to have even increased since the breakup of the Soviet Union. The most common explanation for this “Russian mortality paradox,” is that deaths are better reported among ethnic Russians. In this study, we use detailed mortality data from Kyrgyzstan between...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 73–95.
Published: 16 November 2013
... variation conditional on survival to age 31, so as to be old enough to contain useful information on occupational status yet young enough to capture most adult mortality. We compare the age and cause-of-death distribution of mortality for each occupational class over time and at similar levels of remaining...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 1–14.
Published: 31 December 2014
.... Documentation of Hispanic mortality is also essential for assessing whether the Hispanic paradox—the similarity in death rates between Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites despite Hispanics’ socioeconomic disadvantage—characterizes all adult Hispanics or just some age, gender, nativity, or national-origin...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 269–293.
Published: 26 January 2016
..., college-educated whites benefited from rising life expectancy and record low variation in age at death, consistent with the shifting mortality scenario. Among blacks, adult life expectancy increased, and S 25 plateaued or declined in nearly all educational attainment groups, although blacks generally...
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