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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 347–371.
Published: 27 January 2020
... regional prevalence of child bereavement. Findings indicate that the risk of IPV initiation rises with the death of children under age 5—for whom women are most intensely responsible—but not with the death of older children. The effect of young child bereavement is most pronounced in regions where it is...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 805–834.
Published: 05 May 2016
... experience of child death and/or (2) alter their reports in the face-to-face interview. The study challenges the reliability of retrospective reports of pregnancy intentions in high-mortality settings and thus also our current knowledge of the levels and consequences of unintended pregnancies in these...
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Published: 25 April 2014
Fig. 3 Estimates of ED-level variations in the child death rates, split into a spatially structured component (top) and an unstructured component (bottom), from the empty multilevel spatial Poisson model More
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 329–339.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Stan Becker; Youssef Waheeb; Bothaina El-Deeb; Nagwa Khallaf; Robert Black Abstract To evaluate the completeness of registration of infant and child deaths in Egypt, reinterviews were conducted with families who had reported a death of a child under age 5 in the five years before the survey for two...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 519–536.
Published: 01 November 1984
...Josephine Mauskopf; T. Dudley Wallace Abstract The observed joint distribution of births and child deaths for a cohort of women at a given point in time depends on the number of children that would have been born had the family experienced no deaths, the number of child deaths experienced, and the...
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Published: 25 April 2014
Fig. 2 Kernel density estimation of child deaths More
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2169–2198.
Published: 15 September 2020
... in polygamous marriages relative to the death of a husband, and how marriage order affects the mortality of women in polygamous marriages. We also examine how the number of children ever born and child deaths affect the mortality of men and women as well as variation across monogamous and polygamous...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1980) 17 (4): 429–443.
Published: 01 November 1980
...Randall J. Olsen Abstract This article rigorously derives the properties of the regression of births on child deaths. It is shown how the raw regression coefficient may be corrected for the effects of fertility on mortality so that the rate at which dead children are replaced may be estimated. The...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 391–405.
Published: 01 August 1983
...James Trussell; Randall Olsen Abstract In a previous issue of this journal, Olsen proposed a technique for quantifying the fertility response to child mortality. To estimate the extent of child replacement, one needs data only on the number of children ever born and the number of child deaths for...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 229–255.
Published: 26 September 2013
...Kelly M. Jones Abstract In sub-Saharan Africa, 60 % of child deaths are preventable by investments in child health as simple as immunizations, bed nets, or water purification. This article investigates how a household’s decisions regarding such investments are affected by the size and gender...
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Published: 27 January 2020
Fig. 3 Histogram of years from first death of a young child (under age 5) to IPV initiation, among women who experience both ( N = 1,455) More
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 437–457.
Published: 27 February 2014
...Ava Gail Cas; Elizabeth Frankenberg; Wayan Suriastini; Duncan Thomas Abstract Identifying the impact of parental death on the well-being of children is complicated because parental death is likely to be correlated with other, unobserved factors that affect child well-being. Population...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 February 1986
... breastfeeding and pace of childbearing on mortality in infancy and early childhood, the mechanisms through which those effects operate, and the contingencies that strengthen or weaken them. The strong effects of both length of breastfeeding and the pace of childbearing on the risks of child death suggest that...
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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 323–337.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Evelyn Lehrer Abstract Child mortality may affect spacing through biological and behavioral channels. The death of a child may elicit a desire to have another one soon; further, it may interrupt breastfeeding and shorten the sterile period following childbirth. The hypothesis that the child...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 935–968.
Published: 06 May 2019
... influences fertility: (1) the type of violence exposure as measured by the death of a child or sibling, and (2) the conflict-induced change in local demographic conditions as captured by the change in the district-level sex ratio. Results indicate the genocide had heterogeneous effects on fertility...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 21–34.
Published: 01 February 1975
... Clairin (1968, p. 208). Although there is a general tendency for the proportion of infant deaths to rise during the second half of the period under review, exact times of rise and fall Infant and Child Mortality in Ghana differ slightly from one area to another or from one study to another. Notwith...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 61–82.
Published: 14 January 2015
... bias related to unwanted pregnancies where family planning would be used to limit rather than to space births. The conceptual model linking declarations of wantedness to child death assumes the existence of some parents whose pre-pregnancy declaration that another child is not wanted signifies...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 1131–1159.
Published: 28 May 2019
.... Models that relate child mortality to mortality at other ages are important because almost all countries have measures of child mortality. A general, parameterizable component model (SVD-Comp) of mortality is defined using the singular value decomposition and calibrated to the relationship between child...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 641–666.
Published: 11 December 2014
... at work on imbalanced sex ratios in India. 19 11 2014 11 12 2014 © Population Association of America 2014 2014 India Child sex ratios Fertility Fixed-effects models Uneven sex ratios at birth and throughout childhood have been noted for decades in India, where the...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Enforcement Affect Father-Child Contact?” . Washington, DC : Urban Institute . Sutton , P.D. , & Munson , M.L. ( 2004 ). “Births, Marriages, Divorces and Deaths: Provisional Data for June 2004.” National Vital Statistics Reports (pp. 6 – 6 ). Hyattsville, MD : National Center for...