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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 101–117.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Amy O. Tsui; S. Victor de Silva; Ruth Marinshaw Abstract This study proposes a behavioral model that identifies determinants of coital activity in the context of pregnancy avoidance and assesses the relationships using weekly panel data collected on 300 rural married women in Sri Lanka in 1988. We...
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Demography (2008) 45 (4): 763–784.
Published: 01 November 2008
... 1242-02. Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison Demography, Volume 45-Number 4, November 2008: 763 784 763 M WHEN TO PROMOTE, AND WHEN TO AVOID, A POPULATION PERSPECTIVE* GREG J. DUNCAN Demography s population perspective, and the sampling methods that help produce...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2271–2293.
Published: 01 December 2022
... noted that desire for sex influences these same behaviors. Many young women simultaneously experience strong desires for sex alongside a strong desire to avoid pregnancy, but few studies have considered the extent to which young women adapt their reproductive behaviors in response to these potentially...
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Published: 01 December 2022
Fig. 1 Desire to avoid pregnancy in the next month and desire for sex in the next year, by age (in years) More
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Published: 01 June 2021
Fig. 3 Maximum desire for pregnancy and minimum desire to avoid it among women who were and those who were not ever exposed to a homicide within a quarter mile of their home during the RDSL Study. Distributional differences are statistically significant (  p  < .05 in panel a; p  < .01 More
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1647–1680.
Published: 01 September 2020
... as well. As the epidemic evolved, government agencies across the Americas, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States, advised pregnant women to avoid mosquito-infested areas. Soon after the declaration of medical emergency, officials in the Brazilian Ministry...
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Published: 01 December 2022
Fig. 2 Predicted probabilities of sexual intercourse, hormonal contraceptive use, and coital contraceptive use, by desire to avoid pregnancy and desire for sex. Note different scales on the y -axes. More
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 927–950.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Fig. 3 Maximum desire for pregnancy and minimum desire to avoid it among women who were and those who were not ever exposed to a homicide within a quarter mile of their home during the RDSL Study. Distributional differences are statistically significant (  p  < .05 in panel a; p  < .01...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 513–523.
Published: 01 November 1997
... choice of contraceptive method and choice of provider, we avoid self-selection bias. Results support the need for modeling quality and for jointly estimating the choice of contraceptive method and the choice of provider to avoid biased estimates of coefficients. The results suggest that for the Cebu...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 451–466.
Published: 01 August 1992
... also show that Anglos are not the only group to practice “avoidance” of other racial/ethnic neighborhoods, although avoidance behavior by Anglos is the strongest. Because the issues of racial composition are socially sensitive, additional tests examined the relationship of preferences to behavior...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 61–82.
Published: 14 January 2015
... women who report not wanting more children could have social privileges in acquiring medical services, abortion, and contraceptives; and if these women avoid births, the remaining unwanted births would appear less healthy. We find (1) no overall effect of unwantedness on child survival in rural...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 603–630.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Jennifer S. Barber; Karen Benjamin Guzzo; Jamie Budnick; Yasamin Kusunoki; Sarah R. Hayford; Warren Miller Abstract This article explores race differences in the desire to avoid pregnancy or become pregnant using survey data from a random sample of 914 young women (ages 18–22) living in a Michigan...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 249–268.
Published: 01 February 2010
... to the role of spatial dependence to avoid any potential problems of misspecification. The results confirm that the relationship between the sex ratio at birth and education in India follows an inverted U-shape. This finding is robust to the inclusion of additional explanatory variables in the analysis...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Brian A’hearn; Franco Peracchi; Giovanni Vecchi Abstract Researchers modeling historical heights have typically relied on the restrictive assumption of a normal distribution, only the mean of which is affected by age, income, nutrition, disease, and similar influences. To avoid these restrictive...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 February 2009
... market. A possible behavioral change in the marriage market in response to an increase in prime-age adult mortality is to marry earlier to avoid exposure to HIV/AIDS risks. We test this hypothesis by using micro data from Malawi, where prime-age adult mortality has drastically increased. In the analysis...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 417–438.
Published: 01 May 2008
... that men and women in Malawi increasingly turned to union-based risk-avoidance strategies during the period that the threat of HIV/AIDS materialized. Although both sexes strategize in a similar fashion, men are better equipped than women to deploy these strategies to their advantage. The article concludes...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 805–825.
Published: 01 November 2009
... nature of our data, and carefully modeling the self-reported health information, we avoid several of the pitfalls suffered by earlier studies on this topic. We calculate income inequality indices measured at two standard levels of geography (NUTS-0 and NUTS-1) and find consistent evidence that income...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 851–872.
Published: 01 November 2009
... mortality. With respect to attributable mortality, class II/III obesity (BMI _ 35.0) is responsible for approximately 4% of deaths among females and 3% of deaths among males. Obesity is often compared with cigarette smoking as a major source of avoidable mortality. Smoking-attributable mortality is much...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 529–540.
Published: 01 August 2002
... by combining race, place of birth, surname, and given name. The data source and ethnic determination are the same for deaths and the population at risk, avoiding the problem of noncomparability present when data for the numerator come from vital records and data for the denominator come from census records. We...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 August 1999
... poverty from cross-sectional studies. On the other hand, income from people in non family household roles contributes slightly less to helping other household members avoid financial hardship, implying that non family housemates have a greater tendency to keep income to themselves. 12 1 2011 ©...