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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 1131–1159.
Published: 28 May 2019
... or child/adult mortality and mortality at other ages in the observed mortality schedules of the Human Mortality Database. Cross-validation is used to validate the model, and the predictive performance of the model is compared with that of the log-quadratic (Log-Quad) model, which is designed to do the same...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., and behavioral correlates with overall and cause-specific mortality. Religious attendance is associated with U.S. adult mortality in a graded fashion: People who never attend exhibit 1.87 times the risk of death in the follow-up period compared with people who attend more than once a week. This translates...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 621–644.
Published: 03 January 2019
...Jennifer Karas Montez; Anna Zajacova; Mark D. Hayward; Steven H. Woolf; Derek Chapman; Jason Beckfield Abstract Adult mortality varies greatly by educational attainment. Explanations have focused on actions and choices made by individuals, neglecting contextual factors such as economic and policy...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 953–977.
Published: 05 May 2020
... in adult mortality for men and women in southern Sweden over a 200-year period, using unique individual-level register data. We find a systematic class gradient in adult mortality emerging at ages 30–59 only after 1950 for women and after 1970 for men, and in subsequent periods also observable for ages 60...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Emmanuela Gakidou; Gary King Abstract The widely used methods for estimating adult mortality rates from sample survey responses about the survival of siblings, parents, spouses, and others depend crucially on an assumption that, as we demonstrate, does not hold in real data. We show that when...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 February 2005
...John Bongaarts Abstract In the study reported here, I had two objectives: (1) to test a new version of the logistic model for the pattern of change over time in age-specific adult mortality rates and (2) to develop a new method for projecting future trends in adult mortality. A test of the goodness...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 757–772.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Ian M. Timæus; Momodou Jasseh Abstract This article reports levels, trends, and age patterns of adult mortality in 23 sub-Saharan Africa countries, based on the sibling histories and orphanhood data collected by the countries’ Demographic and Health Surveys. Adult mortality has risen sharply since...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 385–415.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Alberto Palloni; Elizabeth Arias Abstract We tested three competing hypotheses regarding the adult “Hispanic mortality paradox”: data artifact, migration, and cultural or social buffering effects. On the basis of a series of parametric hazard models estimated on nine years of mortality follow-up...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2169–2198.
Published: 15 September 2020
...Kieron J. Barclay; Robyn Donrovich Thorén; Heidi A. Hanson; Ken R. Smith Abstract Although the associations among marital status, fertility, bereavement, and adult mortality have been widely studied, much less is known about these associations in polygamous households, which remain prevalent across...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2047–2073.
Published: 18 November 2014
...Ryan K. Masters; Robert A. Hummer; Daniel A. Powers; Audrey Beck; Shih-Fan Lin; Brian Karl Finch Abstract Black–white differences in U.S. adult mortality have narrowed over the past five decades, but whether this narrowing unfolded on a period or cohort basis is unclear. The distinction has...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 387–411.
Published: 04 February 2014
...Stéphane Helleringer; Gilles Pison; Almamy M. Kanté; Géraldine Duthé; Armelle Andro Abstract Estimates of adult mortality in countries with limited vital registration (e.g., sub-Saharan Africa) are often derived from information about the survival of a respondent’s siblings. We evaluated...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 1–14.
Published: 31 December 2014
...Joseph T. Lariscy; Robert A. Hummer; Mark D. Hayward Abstract Hispanics make up a rapidly growing proportion of the U.S. older adult population, so a firm grasp of their mortality patterns is paramount for identifying racial/ethnic differences in life chances in the population as a whole...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 435–450.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Ian Timæus Abstract Survey and census data about the survival of respondents’ mothers have been used widely for the estimation of adult mortality. Four methods are described that combine two sets of orphanhood data and yield estimates for the intersurvey period. They are applied to enquiries...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 215–229.
Published: 01 May 1995
... educational differences in mortality rates. With log-rates modeling, we systematically analyze the variability in educational differences in mortality by race and sex across the adult life cycle. The relative differences in mortality rates between educational levels decline with age at the same pace for all...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1503–1528.
Published: 24 July 2017
..., and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. Adult mortality Social networks Sampling Demographic and Health Surveys Survey experiment Adult death...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1855–1885.
Published: 19 September 2018
...Joseph T. Lariscy; Robert A. Hummer; Richard G. Rogers Abstract This study illuminates the association between cigarette smoking and adult mortality in the contemporary United States. Recent studies have estimated smoking-attributable mortality using indirect approaches or with sample data...
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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 (2009) 46 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Mika Ueyama; Futoshi Yamauchi Abstract This article examines the effect of AIDS-related mortality of the prime-age adult population on marriage behavior among women in Malawi. A rise in prime-age adult mortality increases risks associated with the search for a marriage partner in the marriage...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 315–336.
Published: 13 January 2012
...Jennifer Karas Montez; Robert A. Hummer; Mark D. Hayward Abstract A vast literature has documented the inverse association between educational attainment and U.S. adult mortality risk but given little attention to identifying the optimal functional form of the association. A theoretical explanation...
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Published: 10 February 2017
Fig. 1 Estimated slopes of adult mortality by birth cohort for populations with different levels of prevalence of Barker frailty and by lowest bound of age considered in the estimation of the adult mortality slope (40, 50, 60, and 70) More