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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2333–2336.
Published: 31 October 2014
...Reanne Frank Abstract In an article in the February 2014 issue of Demography , Guo et al. claimed that their research “establishes geographic genetic bio-ancestry as a component of racial classification” (p. 141). In doing so, they argued that their work has “a larger theoretical significance on...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 141–172.
Published: 10 September 2013
... socially constructed race, our study takes into account both genetic bio-ancestry and social context in understanding racial classification. This article accomplishes two objectives. First, our research establishes geographic genetic bio-ancestry as a component of racial classification. Second, it shows...
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Published: 10 September 2013
Fig. 1 The proportional composition in bio-ancestry for each individual based on the STRUCTURE analysis. Each individual is represented by a vertical line partitioned into as many as three segments, with their lengths corresponding to ancestral contribution to an individual’s genome from up to More
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2337–2342.
Published: 25 November 2014
...). Our empirical analysis that establishes the general correspondence between bio-ancestry and race classification has a number of important and unique features. Using two social science data sources (ROOM and Add Health) that are representative of the U.S. population, we conducted a close examination of...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 785–810.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Sasha Shen Johfre; Aliya Saperstein; Jill A. Hollenbach Abstract Will the rise of genetic ancestry tests (GATs) change how Americans respond to questions about race and ancestry on censuses and surveys? To provide an answer, we draw on a unique study of more than 100,000 U.S. adults that inquired...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 259–284.
Published: 19 January 2017
... , K. M. , & Li , Y. ( 2014 ). Genetic bio-ancestry and social construction of racial classification in social surveys in the contemporary United States . Demography , 51 , 141 – 172 . 10.1007/s13524-013-0242-0 . Haney López , I. F. ( 1996 ). White by law: The legal...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S111–S130.
Published: 01 March 2010
... among non- frail or intermediate classes. This has strong policy implications because the prevalence of frailty is an indicator of the need for long-term care services. Fortunately, the HRS had some earlier experience with the collection of bio- markers before introducing this protocol to the full...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 747–769.
Published: 01 November 2006
... sibling sample) of the Add Health sample. The subset consisted of 2,597 MZ twins, DZ twins, and full bio- logical siblings. The DNA/sibling sample is considerably larger than the twin sample used for the biometrical analysis. The genomic DNA was isolated from buccal cells10 by using a modi cation of...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 413–430.
Published: 01 August 1990
... with 11 first-order interactions, are examined with microlevel data through the use of multinomial logit regression. Findings suggest the complexity of variable e/fects by cause of death and indicate the simultaneous importance of bio- logical and social factors. It is important that the pattern of...