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Published: 20 June 2012
Fig. 2 Infant mortality rate (IMR) and early childhood mortality (CHMORT) in the Netherlands, 1859–1939. The data are from Central Bureau of Statistics ( 2001 ); computations are based on Tabeau et al. ( 1994 ) More
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 771–784.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Mian Bazle Hossain; James F. Phillips; Thomas K. Legrand Abstract In this article, we examine the relationship between child mortality and subsequent fertility using prospective longitudinal data on births and childhood deaths occurring to nearly 8,000 Bangladeshi mothers observed over the 1982...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 263–271.
Published: 01 May 1999
... childhood mortality in an Old Order Amish settlement by using the inbreeding coefficient, an explicit measure of the degree of relatedness in one’s ancestry. Inbreeding has a net positive effect on neonatal and postneonatal deaths. We find social, demographic, and population-based sociocultural explanations...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 411–420.
Published: 01 August 1997
... that will replace other established approaches to measuring childhood mortality levels and differentials that other demographers have developed over the last 30 years. The principle obstacle to the wider adoption of the PBT is the low proportion of women who give birth in maternity clinics and hospitals. A larger...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 February 1985
... Determinants and Consequences of Mortality, Mexico City, June 19–25, 1979 . Geneva : World Health Organization . Trussell J. , & Preston S. ( 1982 ). Estimating the covariates of childhood mortality from retrospective reports of mothers . Health Policy and Education , 3 , 1 – 36...
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Demography (1990) 27 (2): 251–265.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Michael A. Koenig; James F. Phillips; Oona M. Campbell; Stan D'Souza Abstract This study investigates the relationship between birth intervals and childhood mortality, using longitudinal data from rural Bangladesh known to be of exceptional accuracy and completeness. Results demonstrate significant...
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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 (1990) 27 (4): 657.
Published: 01 November 1990
..., and Stan D'Souza. Birth Intervals and Childhood Mortality in Rural Bangladesh. Vol. 27, No.2, pp. 251-265. The authors have notified us of an error on page 259, line 5. The text within parentheses should read as follows: "0 = previous child died prior to index child's birth, I = survived." Charles...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Joel E. Cohen Abstract Based on parish registers, demographic histories of Crulai (France), Tourouvre-au-Perche (France), and Geneva (Switzerland) established the childhood mortality experienced by complete sibships during periods of at least half a century before the French revolution...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1721–1746.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Colin Baynes; Almamy Malick Kante; Sigilbert Mrema; Honorati Masanja; Bryan J. Weiner; Kenneth Sherr; James F. Phillips Abstract This manuscript examines the relationship between child mortality and subsequent fertility using longitudinal data on births and childhood deaths occurring among 15,291...
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Published: 01 July 2020
Fig. 1 Long-term trends in fertility, infant and childhood mortality, and nuptiality in England and Wales, 1840–1920. Shaded bands show the five years before each census . Source: Woods ( 2000 ); Human Mortality Database ( 2019 ); Wrigley et al. ( 1997 :134); Office of National Statistics More
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 87–107.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Mark D. Hayward; Bridget K. Gorman Abstract Increasingly, social scientists are turning to childhood to gain a better understanding of the fundamental social causes of adult mortality. However, evidence of the link between childhood and the mortality of adults is fragmentary, and the intervening...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 295–318.
Published: 18 December 2017
...Hannes Kröger; Rasmus Hoffmann; Lasse Tarkiainen; Pekka Martikainen Abstract In this study, we argue that the long arm of childhood that determines adult mortality should be thought of as comprising an observed part and its unobserved counterpart, reflecting the observed socioeconomic position...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 153–181.
Published: 11 March 2011
...Ming Wen; Danan Gu Abstract Using a large, nationally representative longitudinal sample of Chinese aged 65 and older, this study examines the effects of childhood, adult, and community socioeconomic conditions on mortality and several major health outcomes. The role of social mobility is also...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 820–837.
Published: 01 June 1967
... these often-quoted tables are reproduced in Appendix Table A-1 for convenient reference. The paper divides into two main parts. First, mortality levels and differentials beyond early childhood are derived, without use of the existing vital records, by interpreting the series of ten-year cumulative survival...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 435–457.
Published: 28 February 2018
..., few studies have examined the effect of coresidence with grandparents in early life on mortality in later life. We find that coresidence with paternal grandmothers in childhood is associated with higher mortality risks for males in adulthood. This may reflect the long-term effects of conflicts between...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 549–557.
Published: 01 November 1978
...Ellen Percy Kraly; Douglas A. Norris Abstract An evaluation of the Brass childhood mortality estimates under conditions of declining mortality shows them to overestimate current mortality. Error increases as the rate of mortality decline increases, as the childhood age up to which cumulative...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 803–826.
Published: 17 October 2012
... to the societal costs associated with childhood mortality as well as suggesting additional benefits from policy and medical innovations aimed at curbing both such deaths and subsequent effects on family members. References Bank , S. P. , & Kahn , M. D. ( 1997 ). Siblings as survivors: Bonds...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 98–110.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Pradip K. Muhuri Abstract This paper estimates the net effect of seasonality on child mortality in Matlab. Results suggest that childhood mortality was well above the average monthly level in the hot, dry month of April and in November, the first harvest month of the aman crop. It was found...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 467–475.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Myron P. Gutmann; Michael R. Haines; W. Parker Frisbie; K. Stephen Blanchard Abstract Using a representative sample of the Hispanic population of the United States based on the manuscripts of the 1910 census, we estimate childhood mortality for the period from approximately 1890 to 1910. We find...