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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 565–580.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Bert Kestenbaum Abstract The mortality and size of the extreme aged population can be studied most accurately with Medicare enrollment data from the Social Security Administration’s Master Beneficiary Record after certain types of questionable records are eliminated. With the improved data base we...
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Demography (1975) 12 (2): 325–329.
Published: 01 May 1975
... employment patterns. We suggest a mea- sure based upon the location quotient and referred to as the "differential opportunity ratio" as a method which provides the necessary controls. It is applicable in the comparative studies of cities and in analyses of other population groups for which data are available...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 279–290.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Guillermina Jasso; Mark R. Rosenzweig Abstract Based on administrative and survey data as well as data-based assumptions about the bounds on alien address reporting, this study provides estimates of the lower and upper bounds for the cumulative net emigration rates, by country and area of origin...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 447–458.
Published: 01 August 1973
... data on the number of children ever born to post-menopausal women. The technique has the advantages of allowing ready utilization of existing and widely available data, based on very large samples on which considerable supplementary information is available. In addition, it draws attention to a...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 262–272.
Published: 01 March 1967
... proves to be inadequate. Hence, data based on visas surrendered at the port of entry must be the principal source of immigration estimates. These data have their limitations because (1) they do not cover net arrivals of citizens from abroad and from Puerto Rico, (2) they do not report departures of...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1345–1355.
Published: 25 June 2015
...Erin R. Hamilton; Robin Savinar Abstract We examine the nature and degree of two sources of error in data on migration from Mexico to the United States in Mexican household-based surveys: (1) sampling error that results when whole households migrate and no one is left behind to report their...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1241–1270.
Published: 17 August 2020
... education as an attribute but also the demographic reproduction of individuals who carry this attribute. Using data from NEPS and SOEP, we introduce a method that estimates prospective models based on retrospective data commonly available in surveys. The analysis offers new estimates of the expected number...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 529–540.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Diane S. Lauderdale; Bert Kestenbaum Abstract We present sex- and age-specific death probabilities for the elderly of six Asian American subgroups— Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese—based on data from Social Security Administration files. We determined ethnicity by...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 1977
... facilitate access to data concerning political behavior. Over the years, these three archives have experi- enced structural changes as their data holdings and user base expanded and di- rectorships and advisory committees turned over. Nevertheless, their main characteristic has not changed; they still...
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Demography (1976) 13 (2): 235–249.
Published: 01 May 1976
...Ronald R. Rindfuss Abstract This paper begins by describing the procedure and data requirements for calculating annual fertility rates from census data on own children. Then, using data from the United States Censuses of 1960 and 1970, fully adjusted estimates are presented and compared with...
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Published: 15 July 2014
Fig. 3 Simulation results: Cross-sectional analyses, base parameter values. We executed the simulation tool 1,000 times, using the base parameter vector outlined in Table  2 (and in the series traced by the solid lines in Fig.  1 ) each time. At the end of each execution, we randomly drew one More
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Published: 15 July 2014
Fig. 3 Simulation results: Cross-sectional analyses, base parameter values. We executed the simulation tool 1,000 times, using the base parameter vector outlined in Table  2 (and in the series traced by the solid lines in Fig.  1 ) each time. At the end of each execution, we randomly drew one More
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Published: 15 July 2014
Fig. 2 Simulation results: Longitudinal analyses, base parameter values. We executed the simulation tool 1,000 times, using the base parameter vector outlined in Table  2 (and in the series traced by the solid lines in Fig.  1 ) each time. At the end of each execution, we estimated a discrete More
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 759–772.
Published: 01 June 1967
... restricted types of survey design had been used. Results, based on the period between Rounds 1 and 2, led to three major conclusions. First, if vital data had been collected with a single-round retrospective procedure, gross error (over enumeration plus underenumeration) would have been 17 percent for births...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 753–758.
Published: 01 June 1967
...; (6) evaluation of social indicators based on census data; (7) data-processing capability at non-Bureau sites; (8) data-access descriptions of new techniques; and (9) a data-needs clearinghouse designed to eliminate duplication. 24 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1967 1967...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 101–124.
Published: 28 December 2011
... concerns, this study evaluates the quality of men’s fertility data in the 1979 and 1997 cohorts of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY79 and NLSY97) and in the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG). Comparing fertility rates in each survey with population rates based on data from Vital...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1127–1149.
Published: 25 June 2011
.... Using the National Survey of Family Growth Cycle 6, we illustrate how responsive survey design can shape both demographic estimates and models of demographic behaviors based on survey data. By juxtaposing measures from regular and responsive data collection phases, we document how special efforts to...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 647–653.
Published: 01 November 1984
...Noreen Goldman; Anne R. Pebley; Graham Lord Abstract Life table calculations from survey data are frequently based on events for which exact dates are not available. When these dates are coded in monthly form (e.g., century months), estimates should take into account the fact that the first...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 371–386.
Published: 01 May 2009
... approach based on embedded Markov chains has received growing use. We assessed the performance of both approaches, using as a criterion their ability to reproduce the parameters of a “true” model based on panel data collected at one-month intervals. Neither of the widely used approaches performs...
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Demography (1992) 29 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 1992
... is overdrawn. It appears to us that Frazier's (\ 939) account of more fluid and less formal marital arrangements in the rural south at the tum of the century, based upon ethnographic observations and a skeptical use of census and other data, is more accurate. Accordingly the role of slavery and its...