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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 489–498.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Patricio Solís; Starling G. Pullum; W. Parker Frisbie Abstract Most demographic studies use 2,500 grams of birth weight and 37 weeks of gestation as cutpoints for evaluating the effects of adverse birth outcomes on infant mortality. We propose an alternative strategy, which relies on continuous...
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Demography (1987) 24 (2): 229–244.
Published: 01 May 1987
...Theodore Joyce Abstract This paper examines the impact of induced abortion on birth outcomes by treating abortion as an endogenous input into the production of infant health. To gauge the direct and indirect effects of abortion, three measures of infant health are considered simultaneously...
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Demography (2006) 43 (1): 185–201.
Published: 01 February 2006
... of discrimination increase the risk of preterm birth and low birth weight, this study explores whether there was an effect on birth outcomes for pregnant women of Arab descent. California birth certificate data are used to determine the relative risk of poor birth outcomes by race, ethnicity, and nativity for women...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1401–1423.
Published: 02 August 2017
.... Given this lack of choice over the spouse, we expect adverse consequences for women in such marriages. Remarkable survey data from the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan enable exploration of differential birth outcomes for women in kidnap-based and other types of marriage using both OLS and IV...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 319–340.
Published: 17 January 2018
... 01 2018 © Population Association of America 2018 2018 Birth outcomes Crime Selective fertility Mexico Since 2008, Mexico has experienced a dramatic and unprecedented increase in violent crime. According to official data reported by the National Institute of Statistics...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 89–110.
Published: 01 February 2022
... to birth outcomes using data from Waves I to V of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health. Multivariate regression analyses demonstrated that higher levels of heteropatriarchy were associated with an increased risk of preterm birth and decreased birth weight, net of important...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1631–1654.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Risto Conte Keivabu; Marco Cozzani Abstract We investigate the effect of extreme heat on birth outcomes and how this effect may vary by family socioeconomic status (SES). We create a detailed data set by linking individual-level data on approximately 4 million newborns in Spanish provincial...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 509–517.
Published: 01 November 1998
...Willem Jan Van Der Veen Abstract Frisbie, Forbes, and Pullum (1996) show that it is meaningful to account for low birth weight, preterm delivery, and intrauterine growth-retardation when analyzing differences in compromised birth outcomes and infant mortality among racial and ethnic groups. I...
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Demography (1996) 33 (4): 469–481.
Published: 01 November 1996
... weight and gestational age, it is necessary to focus on a third dimension, maturity, in analyses of birth outcomes. Although clinical studies allow more precise classification, the small number of cases tends to result in unreliable estimates of rates and in loss of genera lizability. The fetal growth...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 423–444.
Published: 25 March 2020
...Fredah Guantai; Yoko Kijima Abstract This study is an examination of the effect of intrauterine exposure to electoral violence on child birth weight, an outcome that has long-term effects on an individual’s education, income, and health in later life. We consider the electoral violence...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1473–1491.
Published: 26 August 2011
...Florencia Torche Abstract A growing body of research highlights that in utero conditions are consequential for individual outcomes throughout the life cycle, but research assessing causal processes is scarce. This article examines the effect of one such condition—prenatal maternal stress—on birth...
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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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Published: 01 October 2022
Fig. 2 Estimated effect of extreme heat (>32°C/>89.6°F) on birth outcomes, by SES and trimester of pregnancy. PTB = preterm birth. LBW = low birth weight. VLBW = very low birth weight. Estimates are obtained from Table S2 (online appendix), which also displays full estimates for other More
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Published: 01 June 2021
Fig. 1 Unadjusted birth outcomes by three-month period among singleton births to DACA-eligible (age 29–30) and DACA-ineligible (age 33–34) high school–educated Mexican-born women in the United States between June 2010 and May 2014. The vertical lines mark the announcement of DACA and nine months More
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 November 1998
...W. Parker Frisbie, Ph.D.; Douglas Forbes; Robert A. Hummer; Starling G. Pullum Abstract In a recent article (Frisbie. Forbes. and Pullum 1996) we documented racial/ethnic differences in birth outcomes according to a more fine-grained classification than has typically been employed...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 353–368.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Jason D. Boardman; Daniel A. Powers; Yolanda C. Padilla; Robert A. Hummer Abstract We used six waves of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth-Child Data (1986–1996) to assess the relative impact of adverse birth outcomes vis-à-vis social risk factors on children’s developmental outcomes. Using...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 499–526.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to capture distinct aspects of climate/weather conditions relevant to the potential drivers. Results indicate that attention to the timing of exposures and employing measures designed to capture nuances in each of the drivers provides important insight into climate and birth weight outcomes, especially...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1775–1796.
Published: 05 September 2014
... month of birth compared with their siblings who were not in utero during the famine. Finally, we estimate the impacts of the famine on subsequent pregnancy outcomes. Controlling for pre-famine fertility, we find that women who were pregnant during the famine experienced a higher number of stillbirths...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 February 2022
... these relationships using recent large-scale data and inverse propensity weights estimated from generalized boosted models. We find that pregnancy timing is related to maternal experience during pregnancy, but not to infant outcomes at birth—both of which are consistent with prior research. In an addition...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1117–1142.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Kieron Barclay; Ken R. Smith Abstract The relationship between birth interval length and child outcomes has received increased attention in recent years, but few studies have examined offspring outcomes across the life course in North America. We use data from the Utah Population Database...
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