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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 937–941.
Published: 01 June 1967
... to a concise definition of urbanization. Most contributors view urbanization as a process of aggregation, but this is no more than a rough indicator of the fundamental processes at work, and each discipline explores only the matter confined to its assigned segment of the process. Thus, for example, the city...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 429–443.
Published: 01 March 1965
... of the particular terms being used. On the other hand when a demographer uses a relative num- ber defined some special way and/or for special purposes, concise definitions and rationale are in order. Under some circum- stances and for some purposes, only a crude rate or ratio is sufficient; but in other...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 483–493.
Published: 01 August 1973
... of When one asks what the mechanisms her colonies cost France far more people are by which population affects the de- than her low birth rate cost her. pendent variable, one tends to be given either nothing at all (the model is de- ductive-true by definition) or armchair speculation about motivation...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 685–696.
Published: 01 November 1973
... or illustrate population pyramids. Yet his treatment of dependency and aging is concise. He also has a fairly complete section on marital status-something lacking in other texts. The social com- position of the population is also ade- quately covered. But the reader should be reminded again...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 421–426.
Published: 01 August 1973
..., then the efficiency of the estimate of eo can be maximized by decomposing P into the respective age groups in a manner that will minimize the variance of eo. The choice of eo over all other life table functions is based on the consideration that the expectation of life at birth is the most concise summary...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 517–524.
Published: 01 November 1973
... been studied by Kingsley Davis, A. F. K. Organski and Alfred Sauvy. Davis (1958, p. 199) provides this concise statement of his views: The reasons why populationsize is a major determinant of national power seem clear. First, the magnitude of the total popula- tion is the principal factor in the size...
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Demography (1979) 16 (4): 485–492.
Published: 01 November 1979
...- graphic analysis may be regarded as the core of demography as a science. Pro- ceeding from these premises, demography is evaluated as embodying "all the essen- tial elements of scientific outlook and method" (Hauser and Duncan, 1959, p, 21). A definition of the scope and content of demography is certainly...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 415–432.
Published: 01 November 1983
... : United Nations . Concise Report on The World Population Situation in 1977: New Beginnings and Uncertain Ends . ( 1979 ). New York : United Nations . Patterns of Urban and Rural Population Growth . ( 1980 ). New York : United Nations . Levels and Trends of Mortality Since 1950 . ( 1982...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1097–1118.
Published: 10 April 2017
... in the Q-phase’s beginning and end under our definition and describe consistencies and changes in its characteristics over the course of the dramatic demographic and epidemiological changes that took place as these cohorts lived and died. Although the overlap between the Q-phase and the ages of prime...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2209–2225.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and older, who are isolated illiterates). These rates are denoted by P and I , respectively. By definition, the following identity holds: R + P + I = 1. The literacy and illiteracy indices represent all members of the population aged 15 and older. However, because we are interested in assessing...
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Demography (1994) 31 (2): 347–373.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Animals . Demography , 24 , 443 – 65 . 10.2307/2061385 Livi-Bacci M. ( 1992 ). A Concise History of World Population . Cambridge, UK : Blackwell . Marcuse M. ( 1917 ). Der Eheliche Präventivverkehr: Seine Verbreitung, Verursachung und Methodik . Stuttgart : Ferdinand Enke...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1507–1545.
Published: 15 June 2018
... in these data. Yet, because of the availability of parental variables among EDP individuals who were observed as children, a national origin can be assigned to children of immigrants. Drawing on the official definition used in France, immigrants are persons born outside of France without French citizenship...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 August 1995
... an income equivalent to this ratio. We adopt a similar, though slightly more complicated, procedure in this paper. Our definition of adjusted income per person is = YuYA where YA = Adjusted income per person, Yu = unadjusted total family income, F = number of persons in family, H = number of persons...
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Demography (1987) 24 (4): 481–496.
Published: 01 November 1987
... of surviving children given a number of births and the number of births given fecundity and contraceptive effort- with their expected values. The model is clearly not meant to address dynamic issues or to deal with uncertainty in any but a cursory fashion. The virtue of the approach is that it gives a concise...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 221–241.
Published: 28 January 2020
... ). Indirect methods based on age-sex data allow us to produce estimates of TFR by income groups and to further disaggregate by race. Among both Whites and non-Whites, there is a definite U-shaped relationship, with the highest fertility levels in the poorest and richest American households. Fig. 7...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 37–59.
Published: 01 February 2004
... / pi), for I = 1, . . . I, where there are I different groups, and i pi = 1. With just two groups (i and ~i), p~i = 1 pi so the formula for E simplifies to E p p p p i i i i = + ( ) ln ln . 1 1 1 1 (1) If pi = 1 or pi = 0, let E = 0 by definition to avoid division by zero...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 23–41.
Published: 01 February 1987
..., and criteria for the definition of the universe under study are reported 23 24 DEMOGRAPHY, volume 24, number 1, February 1987 elsewhere." The birth and marriage histories of the Colombian survey appear to be of satisfactory quality (Hobcraft 1980), and the same is true for the maternity history data from Costa...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1447–1473.
Published: 02 July 2018
... to consider for the derivation of the couples’ weight and then estimate them with data. We apply the derivation for DHS couples’ data, but the simple theory extends to calculation of couple weights in other household surveys. The definition of a couple in the DHS is a heterosexual pair of married or in-union...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1853–1868.
Published: 18 September 2015
... Waves 1 and 2 were located and interviewed in the United States at the time of the second wave, albeit with a different and more concise questionnaire than those interviewed in Mexico (Rubalcava et al. 2008 ). In addition, the location of almost all these immigrants was obtained at Wave 3, either from...
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 201–216.
Published: 01 May 2003
... the definition of life expectancy at birth in Eq. (1) and the fact that l( , ) ( , ) a t e x t dx a = 0 , it follows that the time derivative of life expectancy is e t a t da a t a t da a t x t dxda o a = = = ( , ) ( , ) ( , ) ( , ) ( , ) ( , ) .0 0 0 00l l l l (13) In terms of the rate...