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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 497–518.
Published: 01 August 2007
... serious illness during childhood significantly reduces the risk of being ADL (activities of daily living) impaired, being cognitively impaired, and self-reporting poor health by 18%–33% at the oldest-old ages. Estimates of effects for five other indicators of childhood conditions are similarly positive...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 87–107.
Published: 01 February 2004
... mechanisms remain unclear. Drawing on the National Longitudinal Survey of Older Men, our analysis shows that men’s mortality is associated with an array of childhood conditions, including socioeconomic status, family living arrangements, mother’s work status, rural residence, and parents’ nativity...
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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 (2007) 44 (1): 137–158.
Published: 01 February 2007
... for Developing Health, Policy and Research . Milbank Quarterly , 80 , 433 – 80 . 10.1111/1468-0009.00019 Hayward , M.D. , & Gorman , B.K. ( 2004 ). The Long Arm of Childhood: The Influence of Early-Life Social Conditions on Men’s Mortality . Demography , 41 , 87 – 107 . 10.1353/dem...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): iv.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in the footnotes to Tables 2 5 (pp. 508 511) in the following article: The Association of Childhood Socioeconomic Conditions With Healthy Longevity at the Oldest-Old Ages in China, by Zeng Yi, Danan Gu, and Kenneth C. Land. The signi cance level marked with a daggar should have been listed as p < .10. ...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1127–1154.
Published: 30 May 2012
... and program participation effects have been explored in separate studies. We unite these two areas of inquiry, using the 1968–2005 Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) to examine the long-term effects of childhood Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation, neighborhood conditions...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 23–43.
Published: 01 February 2010
... childhood ( n = 1,438) to examine the effects of seasonal exposures to poor nutrition and infectious diseases during late gestation on the timing of the onset and the probability of ever experiencing adult heart disease. Cox and log logistic hazard models controlling for childhood conditions (self-reported...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 1091–1118.
Published: 14 May 2018
...Paul Christian; Brian Dillon Abstract This article shows that the seasonality of food consumption during childhood, conditional on average consumption, affects long-run human capital development. We develop a model that distinguishes differences in average consumption levels, seasonal fluctuations...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2007
... health condition. These associations are independent of childhood and current socioeconomic position and healthrelated risk behaviors. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2007 2007 Adult Height Adult Health Current Health Status Poor Childhood Health Adult Health Outcome...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 629–652.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) to comprehensively investigate how early-life conditions and adult SES combine to influence healthy longevity in later life. We find that both childhood and adulthood SES are associated with late-life health. The largest disparities in life expectancy (LE) and disability-free LE...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 951–974.
Published: 01 June 2021
... increased risk of poor health and illness in childhood, as well as adult cardiometabolic conditions and poor functional health. Conversely, cohorts born before the war experienced more indirect pathways consistent with cumulative disadvantage processes and institutional breakdown. These pathways include...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 587–615.
Published: 01 November 2006
... that the inclusion of such a factor requires researchers to integrate theories in each of these fields with new theories linking early childhood health conditions and events that occur at later stages in the life course of individuals, particularly physical and mental health as well as disability and mortality...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 201–229.
Published: 04 January 2017
... socioeconomic outcomes from all fixed family-level conditions and endowments shared by siblings. Results from sibling fixed-effects models reveal a progressively stronger adverse influence of immigration at later stages of childhood on completed education, employment, adult earnings, occupational attainment...
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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 (2017) 54 (2): 541–569.
Published: 17 March 2017
... parental income and childhood family structure (extending previous research on their main effects). I delineate the family conditions under which poverty and affluence are especially durable (Mare 2011 ). Mobility differences by childhood family structure are especially consequential in the United States...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 889–912.
Published: 09 May 2012
... of young adulthood is characterized by continuity in neighborhood conditions and persistent racial inequality from childhood to adulthood. For young adults who exit highly segregated urban areas, this period is characterized by a substantial leveling of racial inequality, with African Americans moving...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 387–403.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Agreement of Selected Medical Conditions in the Elderly . American Journal of Public Health , 79 , 1554 – 56 . 10.2105/AJPH.79.11.1554 Case A. , Fertig A. , &amp; Paxson C. ( 2005 ). The Lasting Impact of Childhood Health and Circumstance . Journal of Health Economics , 24...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 February 1986
... and lactation practices on infant and early childhood mortality in Peru. Although we test hypotheses on a single country, the theory and methodology can be generalized to societies with different cultural and social conditions. Our focus on these two determinants of mortality is guided by a concern...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1487–1506.
Published: 25 June 2018
...Amy Hsin; Francesc Ortega Abstract Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is the first large-scale immigration policy to affect undocumented immigrants in the United States in decades and offers eligible undocumented youth temporary relief from deportation as well as renewable work permits...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 413–435.
Published: 27 November 2013
... of functional ability and mortality risk—that is, the years of life lived with and without functional impairment, or active life expectancy. Active life expectancy Mortality Childhood conditions Education Life tables © Population Association of America 2013 2013 23 10 2013 27 11...
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