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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1625–1646.
Published: 15 September 2020
...-siblings. However, the increasing prevalence of multipartnered fertility implies that many children grow up in nonnuclear families. We examine whether there is evidence for birth order effects in this context, which offers an opportunity to test and potentially expand the explanatory scope of the two main...
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Published: 21 August 2014
Fig. 5 Happiness trajectory before and after the birth of a child by birth order. Fixed-effects linear regressions. SOEP = German Socio-Economic Panel. The sample size is 4,443 for first births, 2,268 for second births, and 536 for third births. The model controls for the previous children’s More
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Published: 21 December 2012
Fig. 4 Comparison of mean closed birth intervals by child’s birth order (CBI) derived alternatively by the birth history, P it , and P ait methods: Philippines 2003 DHS, whole country More
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Published: 19 May 2020
Fig. 2 Sex ratio at birth by birth order More
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Kazuo Yamaguchi Abstract Through mathematical deductions, this article shows certain macro-demographic consequences of individually employed male-preferring stopping rules in childbearing. It is shown that male-preferring stopping rules generate differences between boys and girls in birth order...
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Demography (1976) 13 (2): 175–187.
Published: 01 May 1976
...Nan E. Johnson; C. Shannon Stokes Abstract Studies of family size in successive generations have found a small but persistently positive effect of size of family of orientation. Recent work has suggested that this relationship may be influenced by birth order, intergenerational change in lifestyle...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 February 1975
.... These observations may be presented as frequencies in incomplete five-dimensional contingency tables. The five dimensions are: survival (living or dead), completed sibship size, birth order, type of family (according to completeness of information about family), and epoch (period in which the family lived...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 449–470.
Published: 16 February 2016
...Marco Bertoni; Giorgio Brunello Abstract The existing empirical evidence on the effects of birth order on wages does not distinguish between temporary and permanent effects. Using data from 11 European countries for males born between 1935 and 1956, we show that firstborns enjoy on average a 13.7...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 613–639.
Published: 17 March 2015
...Kieron Barclay; Martin Kolk Abstract This study uses Swedish population register data to investigate the relationship between birth order and mortality at ages 30 to 69 for Swedish cohorts born between 1938 and 1960, using a within-family comparison. The main analyses are conducted with discrete...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 447–458.
Published: 01 August 1973
...J. E. Veevers Abstract Although birth order is recognized as an important social variable, the incidence of various birth orders is often difficult to assess using vital statistics. A technique is described whereby the incidence of birth orders in a population may be estimated directly from census...
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Published: 01 December 2022
Fig. 2 The proportional contribution of births by parentage (union order) and by union civic status to total cohort fertility. The graphs show age-specific fertility rates of ever-partnered, never-separated men (panel a), ever-repartnered men (panel b), ever-partnered, never-separated women More
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 374–381.
Published: 01 March 1968
... la madre. Summary This study explores the relation of the human sex ratio at birth to four selected variables: calendar-year, color, maternal age, and parity of mother. In the analysis of variance, the sex ratio at birth is found to differ significantly by color, age of mother, and birth order...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 485–503.
Published: 01 March 1968
... to the length of the retrospective period. To obtain a measure of the bias in the population survey estimates, births and birth rates by color, age of mother, and birth order of child derived from the 1965 survey are compared with those based on the birth registration system appropriately adjusted...
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Demography (1976) 13 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1976
... and in a particular case it is conceptually analogous to the total fertility by birth order but free from the influence of the parity distribution. Fertility of American women for the period 1935–1968 was studied by use of such lifetime probabilities. It appears that the trend of fertility of high birth orders has...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1387–1395.
Published: 21 December 2012
...Fig. 4 Comparison of mean closed birth intervals by child’s birth order (CBI) derived alternatively by the birth history, P it , and P ait methods: Philippines 2003 DHS, whole country ...
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Demography (2010) 47 (2): 521–536.
Published: 01 May 2010
...), and (b) girls are born at relatively earlier parities within families (birth-order effect). Empirically testing for these effects, we find that both are present in many countries in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and North Africa but are absent in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa. Using maximum...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 477–488.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Elizabeth Zenger Abstract This paper studies the familial association of neonatal mortality in Matlab, Bangladesh and its relationship to birth-spacing effects on mortality. Findings show that familial association is strongest for siblings of adjacent birth orders. Moreover, birth-spacing effects...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 771–784.
Published: 01 November 2007
...–1993 period, a time of rapid fertility decline. Generalized hazard-regression analyses are employed to assess the effect of infant and child mortality on the hazard of conception, with controls for birth order and maternal age and educational attainment. Results show that childhood mortality reduces...
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Published: 14 November 2012
Fig. 2 Relative risks (odds ratios) of higher-order births by educational attainment as reported in Table  4 More
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 227–245.
Published: 01 May 1992
..., and parity progression ratios of lower and higher birth orders in almost every possible combination so as to achieve a relatively young age at final birth. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1992 1992 Birth Order Current Population Survey Birth Interval Subsequent Birth High...