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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1979–2004.
Published: 21 November 2016
...Osea Giuntella Abstract This study explores the effects of assimilation on the health of Hispanics in the United States, using ethnic intermarriage as a metric of acculturation. I exploit a unique data set of linked confidential use birth records in California and Florida from 1970–2009...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 109–126.
Published: 01 February 2000
... planning regulations, or statistically through manipulation of statistical records. We investigate underreporting of births in four rural counties of northern China, using data from a 1992 sample survey featuring a reproductive history. To clarify the mechanisms of underreporting, we focus on the ways...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 383–403.
Published: 01 August 1973
... and genealogical survey and on birth, death, and marriage records for the years 1916to 1966. During this 50-year period (in which the population size increased from 202 to 657), the numbers of births and deaths were too, small to estimate age-specific rates directly, and in addition, death registration...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2025–2051.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the pandemic shaped birth outcomes and socioeconomic disparities in these consequences. Analysis of more than 3.5 million birth records in California with universal information on COVID infection among persons giving birth at the time of delivery reveals deep inequalities in infection by education, race...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 975–985.
Published: 01 June 2021
... the association between this expansion of legal rights and birth outcomes among 72,613 singleton births to high school–educated Mexican immigrant women in the United States from June 2010 to May 2014, using birth records data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Exploiting the arbitrariness...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 399–409.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Kathryn A. Sowards Abstract Linked death and birth records from San Antonio, Texas reveal that infectious infant mortality is increasingly a function of premature birth and low birth weight. Between 1935 and 1944, 4% of infectious infant deaths had associated causes involving prematurity...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 May 1984
...Elwood D. Carlson Abstract Over ninety low-weight infants were born per thousand live births in South Carolina, based on 96,000 birth records from 1975 and 1979. Higher incidence of low birth weight for black infants cannot be explained away as a result of black/white differences in age...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1477–1500.
Published: 10 July 2014
...Alfredo Burlando Abstract Determining whether power outages have significant fertility effects is an important policy question in developing countries, where blackouts are common and modern forms of family planning are scarce. Using birth records from Zanzibar, this study shows that a month-long...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 221–241.
Published: 28 January 2020
... of detailed birth records, and estimate TFR for the United States conditional on race and household income. 11 11 2019 28 01 2020 © Population Association of America 2020 2020 Indirect estimation Total fertility Bayesian models Fertility is the primary engine of global...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1821–1841.
Published: 15 October 2014
... and birth record data, reveal evidence consistent with the weathering hypothesis in the United Kingdom and lend support to the arguments that the demographic literature would benefit from integrating insights from this biosocial perspective. 8 9 2014 15 10 2014 © Population Association...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 846–849.
Published: 01 June 1967
... area. The accuracy of the number of live births recorded in this survey is evaluated on the basis of (1) internal consistency, (2) the Mexican census, and (3) previous investigation. The present analysis indicates that the information collected is of good quality and potentially useful for several...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 631–654.
Published: 01 April 2021
... information about all Italian citizens moving their residence abroad, as well as Italian birth records. Using an instrumental variable approach, which helps overcome endogeneity issues in the fertility-migration relationship, we find a positive impact of emigration on the total fertility rate at the Italian...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1693–1715.
Published: 01 November 2016
... marriage, we matched North Carolina administrative data on nearly 800,000 first births among white and black mothers to marriage and divorce records. We found that among married births, midpregnancy-married births (our preferred term for shotgun-married births) have been relatively stable at about 10...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 727–739.
Published: 01 November 2003
... of America 2003 2003 Death Certificate Birth Certificate Death Record National Death Index Birth Registration References Alho J.M. , & Nyblom J. ( 1997 ). Mixed Estimation of Old-Age Mortality . Mathematical Population Studies , 6 , 319 – 30 . 10.1080/08898489709525440...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 707–728.
Published: 28 January 2019
... and Health Surveys (DHS), we show how random errors in birth dates create artifacts in HAZ that can be used to diagnose the extent of age misreporting. The most important artifact is an upward gradient in HAZ by recorded month of birth (MOB) from start to end of calendar years, resulting in a large HAZ...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 441–457.
Published: 01 August 2007
... that may occur in Mexico back to the corresponding birth certi cate records in the United States. This paper makes no claim that such a process cannot, or does not, occur. Rather, this paper sheds light on the magnitude of this issue and its relevance for the epidemiologic Infant Mortality Among...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 193–207.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Lawrence L. Wu Abstract Historical trends in U.S. nonmarital fertility have been compiled almost exclusively from vital statistics on births. This paper complements this historical record by providing cohort estimates of nonmarital fertility for cohorts of U.S. women spanning approximately 50 years...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 566–573.
Published: 01 June 1966
... on previous pregnancy outcome and on child-spacing. The recording of state file numbers for mates born alive and dead in the same delivery will make it easier to match live birth and fetal death certificates for the preparation of detailed tabulations on multiple births. Several new items related to maternal...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 135–142.
Published: 01 March 1967
... utilizadas para obtener los componentes para el cálcula de las tasas. Educational Attainment Married Woman Current Population Survey Birth Record Legitimacy Status References 1 Glick Paul C. ( 1957 ). American Families (pp. 115 – 115 ). New York : John Wiley & Sons . 2...
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Demography (2010) 47 (2): 299–312.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Vladimir Canudas-Romo Abstract This article examines the trend over time in the measures of “typical” longevity experienced by members of a population: life expectancy at birth, and the median and modal ages at death. The article also analyzes trends in record values observed for all three measures...