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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2273–2300.
Published: 03 October 2017
... population of foreign-born workers, and the effect of these workers on public benefit programs is not well understood. We investigate differences in work disability by nativity and origins and describe the mix of health problems associated with receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. Our...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 February 1991
... of fieldworkers. The first are family planning and health workers of the FPHSP (community health workers or CHWs), who provide services in the treatment area only. The second and third are government family planning workers (FPWs) and health workers (GHWs), who work primarily in the comparison area, and play only...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 61–82.
Published: 14 January 2015
... 85,596) were designated as a comparison area. Individuals in the treatment area received door-to-door biweekly visitation by community health workers promoting family planning and health services. The comparison area continued receiving standard government services. The Knowledge Attitudes...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 749–782.
Published: 20 April 2011
... women’s preferred contraceptive method (injectibles) and the contraceptives provided by community-based agents (pills and condoms). 18 3 2011 20 4 2011 © Population Association of America 2011 2011 Family planning Microcredit Randomized controlled trial Community health workers...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 481–496.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Schedules of Field-Workers in Rural Bangladesh . Studies in Family Planning , 20 , 225 – 34 . 10.2307/1966840 Levin , A. , Amin , A. , Rahman , A. , Saifi , R. , Khuda , B. , & Mozumder , A.B.M.K. ( 1999 ). Cost-Effectiveness of Family Planning and Maternal Health...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 499–524.
Published: 17 March 2012
... that we are estimating are related either to a direct change in household income through payments by tribes to members or to improvements in tribal health infrastructure, such as tribal health facilities, nutrition programs, and the provision of community health workers. We find no evidence of increased...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 607–628.
Published: 01 April 2022
... al. 2008 for a review). This, in turn, could drive increased mortality for conditions such as cancer and heart disease. At the community level, increasing automation and worker displacement may lead to lower tax revenues, thus reducing public-sector spending on everything from health to education...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 1967
... in three larger rural areas. These pilot efforts were designed to provide community programs of some real, though controlled, intensity and continued educational effort. The programs in the three areas differed in the number of workers involved; education- ally speaking, in the amount and type of community...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2079–2107.
Published: 01 December 2022
... driver's licenses. Restrictive legislation can also generate stress and anxiety among immigrant communities stemming from fear of surveillance and increased risk of deportation ( Bernstein et al. 2019 ). Some restrictive policies require health care workers to report patients to U.S. Immigration...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Kate W. Strully Abstract While U.S. unemployment rates remain low, rates of job loss are high and rising. Job loss is also becoming increasingly common in more advantaged, white-collar occupations. This article is concerned with how these patterns impact the health of U.S. workers. Drawing...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 485–509.
Published: 01 April 2022
... . Health Economics , 21 , 338 – 350 . Couch K. A. , and Placzek D. W. ( 2010 ). Earnings losses of displaced workers revisited . American Economic Review , 100 , 572 – 589 . Crimmins E. M. , and Zhang Y. S. ( 2019 ). Aging populations, mortality, and life...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 679–689.
Published: 01 June 1968
... to administering health programs, where progress generally comes in degree only. More use could be made of local agents and agencies. The Korean fieldworker has operated with quite limited local support from community resources. Other health workers received only 1-2 hours of family planning training before...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 385–398.
Published: 01 August 1997
... FP visit Community Variables Distance Roads FP clinic FP worker Child wage Female wage Male wage Organization FP clinic at marriage FP worker at marriage Health center at marriage Irrigation at marriage Electricity at marriage Definition Number of living children Respondent desires additional child...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 253–265.
Published: 01 May 2001
... developing countries. To measure the effect on health status of the introduc- tion of a new health worker in a community, we draw on the quasi-experiment that occurred in Indonesia by comparing changes in health status in communities that gained a health worker with such changes in communities that did...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 1–24.
Published: 05 December 2018
... compared with authorized farm workers. Furthermore, we found a legal status gradient in health whereby naturalized U.S. citizens report the worst health, followed by legal permanent residents and unauthorized immigrants. Although inconsistent with fundamental cause theory, our results were robust...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1299–1323.
Published: 01 August 2022
... communities shape other population health and demographic patterns. Our research investigates the structural mechanisms of socio-spatial spillovers: specifically, public transportation networks and worker commute networks. Future research would benefit from further investigation of how these networks...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 73–95.
Published: 16 November 2013
... group of individuals. Nevertheless, although none of the groups experienced large changes in absolute terms, the proportion of nonmanual workers nearly doubled on a relative scale. This expansion could have led to indirect health-selective sorting, as described earlier in the divergence scenario...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 590–597.
Published: 01 June 1968
... University Press . Sobhy , M. ( 1967 ). Economic and Social Effects of Population Explosion . The New Arab Community , CXIV , 34 – 34 . Toppozada, H. K. (1967). “Family Planning” (Lecture given in the High Institute of Public Health [Alexandria]). Executive Board Offamily Planning...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 767–772.
Published: 01 June 1968
... stage. Before discussing these innovations, however, let us briefly review the total picture. BASIC TRAINING AND EDUCATION OF HEALTH WORKERS Most physicians and nurses do not have the knowledge, attitude, skills, or motivation that are required to take leadership and responsibility for design- ing...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2151–2171.
Published: 25 July 2013
.... A. , & Ventura S. J. ( 2010 ). Births: Preliminary data for 2009 (National Vital Statistics Reports 59(3)). Hyattsville, MD : National Center for Health Statistics . Jacobson L. S. , LaLonde R. J. , & Sullivan D. G. ( 1993 ). Earnings losses of displaced workers . American...