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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Alberto Palloni; Marta Tienda Abstract The effects of the pace of childbearing and breastfeeding practices on infant mortality have rarely been considered together. In this paper, we design and use a set of methodological tools to test a variety of hypotheses postulating the effects...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 439–450.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Robert D. Retherford; Minja Kim Choe; Shyam Thapa; Bhakta B. Gubhaju Abstract This article shows that in Nepal breastfeeding almost completely explains the effects of following birth interval on childhood mortality during the first 18 months of age and partially explains the effect of following...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 683–686.
Published: 01 November 1984
.... , & Ferry B. ( 1984 ). Correlates of Breastfeeding . London : World Fertility Survey . DEMOGRAPHY© Volume21, Number 4 November 1984 A COMMENT ON J. AKIN ET AL., "THE DETERMINANTS OF BREASTFEEDING IN SRI LANKA" David P. Smith The University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 687–688.
Published: 01 November 1984
... COMMENT ON J. AKIN ET AL., 'THE DETERMINANTS OF BREASTFEEDING IN SRI LANKA'" John S. Akin Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 David K. Guilkey Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 Barry M. Popkin...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1681–1704.
Published: 19 September 2018
...Vida Maralani; Samuel Stabler Abstract Using 30 years of longitudinal data from a nationally representative cohort of women, we study the association between breastfeeding duration and completed fertility, fertility expectations, and birth spacing. We find that women who breastfeed their first...
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Published: 19 September 2018
Fig. 1 Number of weeks breastfeeding the first child, NSLY79 ( N = 3,691). Estimates are weighted with sample probability weights. The histogram shows the full distribution. The inner box plot shows the distribution for those who breastfed at least one week. Breastfeeding is defined as any More
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Published: 19 September 2018
Fig. 2 Bivariate association between total fertility and weeks breastfeeding the first child using a locally weighted polynomial smoother with a 95 % confidence interval, NLSY79 ( N = 3,691). The figure shows observed average fertility for those who breastfeed 0 weeks More
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Published: 19 September 2018
Fig. 4 Predicted difference between total and expected fertility by breastfeeding duration, NLSY79 ( N = 2,339). Predicted probabilities and 95 % confidence intervals are based on estimates from the categorical model shown in Table 4 More
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Demography (1970) 7 (2): 255–271.
Published: 01 May 1970
...-partum amenorrhea and of breastfeeding are positively associated. On an average, breastfeeding delayed the resumption of menstruation by about 7 months. The association between lactation and amenorrhea is not accounted for by differences in mother’s age, parity, education and her place of residence...
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Demography (1986) 23 (4): 607–620.
Published: 01 November 1986
... ). A note on maximum likelihood estimation for regression models using grouped data . Journal of the Royal Statistical Society , 43 , 41 – 45 . Butz , W. P. , & Leibowitz , A. ( 1980 ). The Resurgence of American Breastfeeding: A Behavioural and Biomedical Investigation With New Data...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 307–314.
Published: 01 May 1988
...John G. Haaga Abstract This article examines retest reliability and digit preference in retrospective survey data on breastfeeding duration and type of supplementary food, covering three decades and reported by more than 1200 Malaysian women. Women with little or no education, rural residents...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 581–595.
Published: 01 November 1988
... are the most important household-level changes that accompany regional and temporal development and contribute to the inverse relationship between the IMR and development. One concomitant of development—reduced breastfeeding—has kept the relationship from being even stronger. Continued prevalence of extended...
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Demography (1986) 23 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 1986
... and sanitation have contributed. However, breastfeeding reductions have kept the IMR from declining as rapidly as it would have otherwise. The detrimental effects of reduced breastfeeding more than offset the beneficial effects of water and sanitation improvements. The majority of the IMR decline, however...
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Demography (1987) 24 (3): 413–430.
Published: 01 August 1987
... . Billewicz , W. C. ( 1979 ). The timing of postpartum menstruation and breastfeeding: A simple formula . Journal of Biosocial Science , 11 , 141 – 151 . 10.1017/S0021932000012190 Bracher , M. , & Santow , G. ( 1981 ). Some methodological considerations in the analysis...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 431–450.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Christine E. Peterson; Julie DaVanzo Abstract Teenage mothers are much less likely than older mothers to breastfeed their infants. The lower breastfeeding rate among teenagers aged 16–19, compared with women aged 20–29, is due almost entirely to the fact that teenage mothers tend to have...
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 287–307.
Published: 01 August 1981
... implications, which are elaborated herein with respect to labor force, education, family planning and internal migration policies. In the course of the paper we also address a number of generally neglected statistical issues that should be considered in analyzing the determinants of breastfeeding, including...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 43–60.
Published: 01 February 1987
... that maternal age, birth order, and the length of the previous and following birth intervals all have a significant impact on the risk of child mortality and that these associations cannot be accounted for by differences in breastfeeding, socioeconomic status, or the survival status of the previous child...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 February 1999
... , P. ( 1987 ). Nutrition and Fertility in Bangladesh: Breastfeeding and Postpartum Amenorrhoea . Population Studies , 41 , 447 – 62 . 10.1080/0032472031000142996 Jones , R. , & Palloni , A. ( 1990 ). Effects of Infant Mortality and Weaning on the Onset of Postpartum...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 577–595.
Published: 01 November 1981
... . New York : UNFPA . Jain, A. K. and J. Bongaarts. 1981. Breastfeeding: Patterns, Correlates, and Fertility Effects. Studies in Family Planning 12:79–99. (Also presented at WFS conference, London, July 1980, under the original title: Socio-biological Factors in Exposure to Child-bearing...
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Demography (1985) 22 (2): 145–168.
Published: 01 May 1985
... , 585 – 618 . 10.2307/2737284 Holland B. ( 1983 ). Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality: A Hazards Model Analysis of the Case of Malaysia . Ann Arbor, Michigan : Available from University Microfilms . Leridon H. ( 1977 ). Human Fertility . Chicago : University of Chicago Press...