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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 293–301.
Published: 01 May 1991
... household recorded in the 1982 census, and from the census population back-projected one year. Because age was determined from date of birth, and because persons of the Chinese culture have very precise knowledge of date of birth, the mortality rates even at high ages should be unusually accurate...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 859–875.
Published: 01 June 1967
... prior to1957 leads to an appraisal of the method of collecting Chinese age data in the 1957 census. 24 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1967 1967 Chinese System Digital Preference Chinese Date Terminal Digit Stable Population Theory References 1 Chen , Ta...
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Demography (1994) 31 (3): 459–479.
Published: 01 August 1994
... of the censuses is the unusual precision with which age is listed. Accurately listed ages are possible because of a characteristic of the dominant culture in China: every individual, even if illiterate, knows the exact date of his birth according to the Chinese calendar. Each year in this calendar has the name...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 307–314.
Published: 01 May 1988
... of an inconsistent report of supple- mentary milk and peak-value breastfeeding duration, graphed against the number of years separating the time of the birth and the interview date, for two combinations of the other independent variables: one an urban Chinese woman with secondary education, the other a rural Malay...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 127–142.
Published: 01 May 1993
.... This factor accounted for about 11% of the rise in fertility in 1976. One reason for this lesser flexibility may have been the greater prevalence of parent-arranged marriages before 1976. Yet the date for Chinese marriages traditionally has been, and still usually is, selected by the families of the bride...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 529–540.
Published: 01 August 2002
... and includes the dates of program enrollment, the person s sex, date of birth, and the fact and date of death. The accuracy of SSA administrative data items is related to their importance for pro- gram administration. Thus, because age is the basis of entitlement for some programs, proof is required for date...
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Demography (1987) 24 (4): 563–573.
Published: 01 November 1987
... the impact of being Chinese on age-date-of-birth discrepancies. In the Los Angeles data, the Chinese-born had a smaller proportion of discrepancies than did those born in Latin America and about the same proportion as those born in Canada. Thus use of the Western calendar during enumeration does not appear...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., although less so than in the 1990s in all regions except one. One noteworthy fact about our data is that parents in South Korea may report their child s birth date according to either the Western or lunar calendar, even though they are supposed to report the date based on the Western calendar.7 The mixed...
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Demography (1982) 19 (1): 53–63.
Published: 01 February 1982
... and marriage and first birth is so clear that the small sam- ple is adequate to demonstrate the point. For the definition of marriage, we took the age at which the bride went to live with her husband, when that differed from the age at the marriage ceremony. (Eight percent of the women reported different dates...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 21–32.
Published: 01 February 1994
..., was to control rural-to-urban migration. Although the system encountered difficulties at the start, it was strengthened over time until it became relatively effective, at least for political purposes. At present, each person in China has an official record-the household registration - including date of birth...
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Demography (1998) 35 (3): 335–344.
Published: 01 August 1998
... was accompanied by the spouse. This is done by comparing the migration histories of husbands and wives. All migrations for which the district of destination matches that of the spouse and for which the date of relocation falls within six months of the spouse's relocation are taken to be joint or family migrations...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 363–384.
Published: 01 May 2004
... population who had obtained urban hukou. Another 3% were able to change hukou without changing residence, presumably because their villages were incorporated into towns or cities. Although researchers generally concur regarding the factors that influence hukou con- version, to date no one has quantitatively...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1715–1742.
Published: 13 September 2017
... in the interview date across waves. The results are reported in Table S9, Online Resource 1 . Despite the small variation in the month of the interview, the seasonal (short-term) variation in sunset time significantly affects sleeping time. However, such short-term variation in sleeping induced by changes...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 109–126.
Published: 01 February 2000
... years ago, when the Chinese government initi- ated an era of reform and opening to the outside world. Since then, the country has produced a collection of censuses and surveys unmatched in scope. Previous research especially has praised the accurate dating of retrospectively recalled events given...
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Demography (1966) 3 (1): 90–108.
Published: 01 March 1966
... as place of residence five years preceding the census date. Broad summary figures for areas are given in General Social and Economic Characteristics (PC[1]-53C), tabulation by finer ages in Detailed Characters (PC]1]-53D). The census of 1950 included data on place of birth and on place of residence one...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 February 1985
... error or that Premarital Socioeconomic Roles and the Timing of Family Formation 39 all questions were worded and coded in exactly comparable ways. For instance, the measurement of dates of the respon- dent's birth and marriage, and the date of her first child's birth are likely to contain considerable...
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 695–708.
Published: 01 November 1974
... it difficult for them to "settle down." In June 1955the journal Current Events noted that some peasants aban- doned their posts because they "did not understand" the Party policy on grain sales. Other sources dating from as early as 1952 and 1953 tell how political harassment by rural cadres drove peas- ants...
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Demography (1998) 35 (3): 323–333.
Published: 01 August 1998
...% in 1978. In the reform era dating from the late 1970s, youth rusti- cation policies were terminated, and regulations against re- Yunnan, Guizhou, and Xinjiang (SCPCO and State Statistical Bureau 1993:300). 323 324 DEMOGRAPHY, VOLUME 3S-NUMBER 3, AUGUST 1998 TABLE 1. MIGRATION AND ETHNIC COMPOSITION: XIN...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 397–411.
Published: 01 August 1990
... of Colonial Taiwan, 1920-1945. Hatched areas are aboriginal regions not included in the regular statistical system. Seasonality and Development in Taiwan 399 for marriage. Since the Chinese New Year is linked to the lunar rather than the solar calendar, its exact date can vary according to the placement...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 413–423.
Published: 01 November 1969
... the question on date of birth. The response was converted to an "updated age" based on the month of death and the quarter of year of birth to correct for a birthday that might have occurred in the interval between the date of the census and the date of death. Death certificate age was recorded in completed...