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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 401–420.
Published: 01 August 2006
... that the estimated effects of maternal deaths on children’s outcomes in the Africa Centre DSA reflect the reality for orphans throughout South Africa. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2006 2006 Vital Status Schooling Outcome Asset Ownership Survey Round Parental Death...
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 217–245.
Published: 01 May 2003
... G.H. ( 1993 ). Incubation Period of Human Immunodeficiency Virus . Epidemiologic Reviews , 15 , 303 – 18 . Anderson R.M. , May R.M. , Boily M.C. , Garnett G.P. , & Rowley J.T. ( 1991 ). The Spread of HIV-1 in Africa: Sexual Contact Patterns and the Predicted...
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Demography (2002) 39 (4): 763–790.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Sarah Burgard Abstract I examine racial differences in child stunting in mid-1990s South Africa and Brazil, two multiracial societies with different histories of legal support for racial discrimination. Using data from nationally representative household samples linked to community-level measures...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 233–250.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Øystein Kravdal Abstract Using data from Demographic and Health Surveys for 22 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, I show that the average educational level in a village or a community of a similar size has a significant depressing effect on a woman’s birth rates, net of urbanization and her own...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 421–434.
Published: 01 November 1998
... Family Planning Black Woman Male Migration Human Science Research Council Magisterial District References Ainsworth , M. , Beegle , K. , & Nyamete , A. The Impact of Women's Human Capital on Fertility and Contraceptive Use in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Study of Fourteen African...
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Demography (1994) 31 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Duncan Thomas; Ityai Muvandi Abstract Botswana and Zimbabwe have been acclaimed as being on the vanguard of the demographic transition in sub-Saharan Africa. This paper examines the comparability of the CPS and the DHS data for each country and finds that part of the observed decline in aggregate...
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Demography (1994) 31 (2): 209–215.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Levels and Trends . Columbia, MD : IRD/Macro Systems, Inc . Blalock H. M. ( 1979 ). Social Statistics . New York : McGraw-Hill . Caldwell J. C. , Orubuloye J. O. , & Caldwell P. ( 1992 ). Fertility Decline in Africa: A New Type of Transition . Population...
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Demography (1994) 31 (2): 217–227.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Decline Current Fertility Demography, Vol. 31, No.2, May 1994 The Demographic Transition in Southern Africa: Reviewing the Evidence from Botswana and Zimbabwe* Duncan Thomas RAND 1700 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407 and Department of Economics, UCLA 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Ityai...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 139–157.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Kofi D. Benefo Abstract The question of how postpartum sexual abstinence responds to social change in West Africa is important because declines in the practice could increase fertility levels and worsen child and maternal health. This study uses data from the late 1970s in Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 111–132.
Published: 01 February 1996
... Attainment References Behr A.L. ( 1988 ). Education in South Africa: Origins, Issues and Trends: 1652–1988 . Pretoria : Academia . Population Census 1980: Detailed Classification of Occupations with Descriptions . ( 1980 ). Pretoria : Central Statistical Service . Standard...
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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 581–594.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Antonio Mc Daniel Abstract Several studies have examined the mortality of immigrants from Europe to Africa in the nineteenth century. This paper examines the level of mortality in Liberia of Africans who emigrated there from the United States. A life table is estimated from data collected...
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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 229–247.
Published: 01 May 1991
... of Abnormally Low Fertility in Tropical Africa . World Health Statistics Quarterly , 36 , 2 – 34 . Ghana Fertility Survey 1979–80: First Report . ( 1983 ). Accra : Central Bureau of Statistics . Kenya Fertility Survey 1977–1978: First Report . ( 1980 ). Nairobi : Central Bureau of Statistics...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 757–768.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Kathleen Ford; Victoria Hosegood Abstract This paper examines the effect of parental death on the mobility of 39,163 children aged 0–17 in rural KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, in 2000 and 2001. Parental mortality from all causes prior to and during follow-up increased the risk of a child moving...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Anne Case; Christina Paxson; Joseph Ableidinger Abstract We examine the impact of orphanhood on children’s school enrollment in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. Although poorer children in Africa are less likely to attend school, the lower enrollment of orphans is not accounted for solely...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 August 2004
... (Uganda) . Bledsoe C. ( 1990 ). The Politics of AIDS, Condoms, and Heterosexual Relations in Africa: Recent Evidence From the Local Print Media . In W.P. Handwerker (Ed.), Births and Power: Social Change and the Politics of Reproduction (pp. 197 – 223 ). Boulder : Westview Press...
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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 (1976) 13 (4): 479–493.
Published: 01 November 1976
.... ( 1971 ). The Problem of Unwanted Pregnancies in Nigeria Today . Lagos : University of Lagos Press . Black , T. ( 1973 ). Rationale for the Involvement of Private Sector Marketing Institutions in Family Planning in Africa . Studies in Family Planning , 4 , 25 – 32 . 10.2307/1964826...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 271–294.
Published: 30 January 2018
...Martin Flatø Abstract With high rates of infant mortality in sub-Saharan Africa, investments in infant health are subject to tough prioritizations within the household, in which maternal preferences may play a part. How these preferences will affect infant mortality as African women have ever-lower...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1295–1316.
Published: 13 June 2018
... countries in sub-Saharan Africa. We use a mother fixed-effects analysis to estimate the effect of recent organized violence events within a radius of 50 km of the home of each mother on the likelihood that her child is born in a health facility. The results indicate that geographical and temporal proximity...
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 613–627.
Published: 01 November 1974
... John C. ( 1968 ). The Control of Family Size in Tropical Africa . Demography , 5 , 598 – 619 . 10.2307/2060250 Caldwell John C. ( 1968 ). Population Growth and Family Change in Tropical Africa . Canberra : Australian National University Press . Da Vanzo Julie ( 1972...