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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 747–769.
Published: 01 November 2006
... does not differ between the two genotypes in the African American sample. These results were obtained after adjusting the standard socioeconomic covariates, including gender, parental education, family structure, and community poverty in the regression model. Evidence from both twin and genetic-variant...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1949–1972.
Published: 01 September 2017
... with missing data on their own or their spouse’s marriage number. Thus, the analytic sample includes all white and African American (i.e., black and mulatto) women who were aged 15–49 at the time that their current remarriage was contracted, regardless of whether the woman was remarried to a first-married...
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Demography (1996) 33 (2): 193–209.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Samuel H. Preston; Irma T. Elo; Ira Rosenwaike; Mark Hill Abstract In this paper we investigate the quality of age reporting on death certificates of elderly African-Americans. We link a sample of death certificates of persons age 65+ in 1985 to records for the same individuals in U.S. censuses...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 467–475.
Published: 01 November 2000
... www.ipums.org). The sample contains 7,606 currently married Hispanic women and 2,877 currently married non-Hispanic women (2,616 white and 261 African American) whose child mor- tality experience can be studied. Hispanic status can be in- ferred from census variables reporting the nativity of indi- viduals...
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Published: 08 August 2016
Fig. 1 Region- and state-level cumulative risk of imprisonment in a state institution for whites, African Americans, Latinos, white men, African American men, and Latino men. Regions and states reflect inmates’ region and state of residence. The eight sampling units in the Survey of Inmates More
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 141–172.
Published: 10 September 2013
.... patients with high blood pressure, and showed a 99.86 % match between cluster-analysis assignment and self-classification into white, African American, East Asian, or Hispanic. The study did not consider a social science perspective and did not use a diverse and representative sample. The study treated...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 889–912.
Published: 09 May 2012
... mirror those among home-leavers who remain within the city. Trend lines are shown for whites, African Americans, and Latinos, with members of all other racial and ethnic groups not shown because of the small sample sizes and to avoid overly cluttered figures. Fig. 1 Trajectories of change...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 515–535.
Published: 01 August 2008
... were offered vouch- ers, and 1,820 families who were given vouchers and special counseling. The data analyzed in this paper are for the subset of 2,298 African American families in the sample. There were 534 cases for Baltimore, 282 cases for Boston, 782 cases for Chicago, 302 cases for 3. In many...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1499–1509.
Published: 08 August 2016
...Fig. 1 Region- and state-level cumulative risk of imprisonment in a state institution for whites, African Americans, Latinos, white men, African American men, and Latino men. Regions and states reflect inmates’ region and state of residence. The eight sampling units in the Survey of Inmates...
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Published: 30 July 2015
Fig. 2 Predicted probability of transitioning to marriage, 1870–1880, among those at risk for marriage (single in 1870, age 18+ in 1880). Predictions for white and African American men are shown separately. Predicted probabilities from Table  4 , Model 3, with all covariates set to their means More
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 921–935.
Published: 15 June 2016
... on the odds of transitioning to marriage does not differ between African Americans and non-Hispanic whites. The inconsistencies in these past findings likely originate from differences in the measurement (i.e., engagement, marriage plan, marriage expectation), analytic samples (i.e., all cohabitations...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1409–1430.
Published: 30 July 2015
...Fig. 2 Predicted probability of transitioning to marriage, 1870–1880, among those at risk for marriage (single in 1870, age 18+ in 1880). Predictions for white and African American men are shown separately. Predicted probabilities from Table  4 , Model 3, with all covariates set to their means...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 975–1002.
Published: 23 May 2014
..., proponents of the white favoritism framework suggest that immigrants’ British heritage is the mechanism producing disparate treatment by white Americans. If this is the case, similar to blacks from the English-speaking Caribbean, immigrants from English-speaking African countries might also overtake...
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Demography (1992) 29 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 1992
... could be captured by the Census Bureau's categories (see especially Chaps. 7 and 16). In this paper we take advantage of the recent release of a public use sample from the U.S. Census of 1910 to examine the quality of marital reporting among African-Americans. Seventy percent of this population were...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1921–1942.
Published: 20 April 2013
... in social position ever led to increases in racial position among Americans of African ancestry. Recently released historical linked census samples from the Minnesota Population Center allow us to answer this question. These data provide fresh insight into the era of racial retrenchment following...
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Demography (1974) 11 (3): 457–472.
Published: 01 August 1974
... as the European sam- plel ; (b) the Asian, Middle East, and North African countries of Islamic, Hindu, or Buddhist religion (known as Social and Economic Development the Asian sample) ; and (c) other coun- tries of the Americas and Africa (known as the American-African sample). The three samples were defined...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1821–1841.
Published: 15 October 2014
..., the rare and presumably select group of older African American mothers. In this article, we look for evidence of weathering using a sample drawn from the United Kingdom, where first-birth fertility schedules of black and white mothers are relatively similar. Table 6 Distribution of first births...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 1999
... samples of the enumerated U.S. population. Despite the problems of census undercounting and age misreporting (especially among African Americans), recent demographic estimates point to the general accuracy of the 1970 and 1990 census counts for both white and black women in this cohort. Re- garding...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 175–186.
Published: 01 May 2000
... files. To explore the effect of age misreporting on the death rates of older African Americans, Preston et al. (1996) linked a national sample of death certificates of African Americans aged 65+ in 1985 to records of the Social Security Adminis- tration and to records of the 1900, 1910, and 1920...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 727–752.
Published: 10 April 2014
... % were white, 13 % were Asian or Pacific Islander, and 9 % were African American. Approximately 1 in 3 were born outside the United States (see upcoming Table  2 ). The study design of L.A.FANS is described in detail by Sastry et al. ( 2006 ). The survey used a stratified probability sample of 1990...
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