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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 175–186.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Mark E. Hill; Samuel H. Preston; Ira Rosenwaike Abstract This study investigates age reporting on the death certificates of older white Americans. We link a sample of death certificates for native-born whites aged 85+ in 1985 to Social Security Administration records and to records of the U.S...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 813–833.
Published: 13 May 2019
... (Aquilino 1990 ; Zhang 2019 ). 6 Figure 1 depicts the proportion of coresidence against the age of the firstborn child in China. The ratio of coresidence has been declining, a finding consistent with the patrilocal tradition that women move to their in-laws’ house after getting married and later...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 569–585.
Published: 01 November 1983
...Ira Rosenwaike; Barbara Logue Abstract This study attempts to verify age reporting on the death certificate for the “extreme aged” population and to evaluate the accuracy of recent death rates for this group in light of the findings. In addition, methods used and problems encountered in carrying...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 851–872.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Neil K. Mehta; Virginia W. Chang Abstract Obesity is considered a major cause of premature mortality and a potential threat to the longstanding secular decline in mortality in the United States. We measure relative and attributable risks associated with obesity among middle-aged adults using data...
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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 565–580.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Bert Kestenbaum Abstract The mortality and size of the extreme aged population can be studied most accurately with Medicare enrollment data from the Social Security Administration’s Master Beneficiary Record after certain types of questionable records are eliminated. With the improved data base we...
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 257–266.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Ira Rosenwaike Abstract This note reports on the utilization of the “extinct generation” method, a procedure that permits a reconstruction of “extinct” population cohorts from the death statistics for a series of years and provides alternative estimates of the mortality of the extreme aged...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 279–288.
Published: 01 May 1979
...Ira Rosenwaike Abstract Population and mortality data for the extreme aged have generally been considered subject to a large degree of error, particularly for nonwhites. In this study, estimates of the United States population 85 years of age and over in 1960 are devised through a procedure known...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 813–826.
Published: 01 June 2022
...) respondent never fathered/gave birth to a child, (2) respondent had no children who were living and in contact, and (3) respondent and spouse/partner had no children or stepchildren who were living and in contact. Results showed that the prevalence of childlessness among Americans aged 55 or older ranged...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 719–740.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Carl B. Frederick; Robert M. Hauser Abstract We examine trends over time in the proportion of children below the modal grade for their age (BMG), a proxy for grade retention, and in the effects of its demographic and socioeconomic correlates. We estimate a logistic regression model with partial...
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Published: 01 July 2020
Fig. 2 Child-woman ratios (children aged 0–4 per married-spouse-present woman aged 15–54) in RSDs, England and Wales, 1851–1911. Base maps : RSD boundaries for England and Wales. The RSD boundaries for England and Wales, 1851–1911, used for Fig. 2 were created by Dr. Joseph Day as part More
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 335–349.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Geraldine P. Mineau; James Trussell Abstract The positive association between wife’s age at marriage and fertility experienced at the older reproductive ages, cited in recent natural fertility literature, is explored using Mormon birth cohorts from 1840 to 1879. When this relationship is specified...
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Published: 01 February 2021
Fig. 1 Educational attainment of the children of Mexicans aged 50+. Average years of schooling by cohort are calculated for all children and highest-educated children, respectively. Quadratic fitted lines are drawn separately for children born before 1979 and in 1979 or later. More
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Published: 07 June 2018
Fig. 3 Activity rates (%) by marital status for women aged 15+: Various countries, 1970. Source: Pyle ( 1990 ) More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 1 Mean number of children for mothers aged 40–49 and proportions with only sons and only daughters by survey wave for China, South Korea, and Taiwan. Shaded areas indicate 95% confidence intervals. Solid symbols indicate the difference between first and last waves is statistically More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 2 Mean number of children for mothers aged 40–49 and proportions with only sons and only daughters by survey wave for Turkey and Egypt. Shaded areas indicate 95% confidence intervals. Solid symbols indicate the difference between first and last waves is statistically significant ( p More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 3 Scatterplots of mean numbers of children by proportion of mothers aged 40–49 with only sons and only daughters for all waves ( n  = 290) More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 4 Scatterplots of observed and counterfactual proportions of mothers aged 40–49 with only sons and only daughters for all waves ( n  = 290) More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 5 Mean number of children for mothers aged 40–49 and proportions with only sons and only daughters by survey wave for Indonesia, the Philippines, and Cambodia. Shaded areas indicate 95% confidence intervals. Solid symbols indicate the difference between first and last waves is statistically More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 6 Mean number of children for mothers aged 40–49 and proportions with only sons and only daughters by survey wave for India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Shaded areas indicate 95% confidence intervals. Solid symbols indicate the difference between first and last waves is statistically significant More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 7 Mean number of children for mothers aged 40–49 and proportions with only sons and only daughters by survey wave in patrilocal and nonpatrilocal provinces of Indonesia. Shaded areas indicate 95% confidence intervals. Solid symbols indicate the difference between first and last waves More