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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1127–1149.
Published: 25 June 2011
...William G. Axinn; Cynthia F. Link; Robert M. Groves Abstract To address declining response rates and rising data-collection costs, survey methodologists have devised new techniques for using process data (“paradata”) to address nonresponse by altering the survey design dynamically during data...
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Published: 01 October 2023
Fig. 2 Bias reduction in corrected segregation ( S ), by data collection condition (continuous or coarse), in simulations where the 90%–10% range is a range of estimates (indicating imprecision) and the 95% confidence interval—which is too narrow to show separation in each case—is the confidence More
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 639–657.
Published: 01 November 1973
... ( 1967 ). Manual IV: Methods of Estimating Basic Demographic Measures from Incomplete Data . New York : United Nations . Neter , John , & Waksberg , Joseph ( 1965 ). Response Errors in Collection of Expenditures Data by Household Interviews: An Experimental Study . Washington, D. C...
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Demography (2024) 61 (3): 643–664.
Published: 01 June 2024
....2015.33.13 Arias E. , & Xu J. ( 2019 ). United States life tables, 2017 (National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 68 No.7). Hyattsville, MD : National Center for Health Statistics . Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr68/nvsr68_07-508.pdf Carmichael G...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1151–1176.
Published: 06 July 2011
... and improve the quality of reporting; however, these methods often limit the complexity of information collected. We designed a life history calendar—the Relationship History Calendar (RHC)—to increase the scope of data collected on sexual relationships and behavior while enhancing their quality. The RHC...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 201–228.
Published: 06 December 2018
... in which measures will be included in future data collection efforts. Our goal in this article is not to explicitly identify new measures; rather, we seek to understand how to better use and interpret the multiple measures that already exist in large population-based data sets. Moreover, we also note where...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 143–155.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Carolyn A. Liebler; Andrew Halpern-Manners Abstract Revised federal policies require that multiple-race responses be allowed in all federal data collection efforts, but many researchers find the multitude of race categories and variables very dif cult to use. Important comparability issues also...
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Demography (1988) 25 (1): 145–154.
Published: 01 February 1988
... liaisons, lawyers, and advertising agencies. They have also had to revise data collection and processing procedures. In some situations, they have had to suspend censuses and surveys. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1988 1988 Statistical Agency Data Protection Privacy...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 509–521.
Published: 01 November 1978
...James Patrick Manyenye Ntozi Abstract This paper presents, tests, applies, and compares methods that utilize age data collected at consecutive censuses to examine and adjust for age and coverage errors. The Demeny-Shorter method, for example, was devised for this purpose, and its flexibility...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1631–1648.
Published: 01 December 2023
... available. We propose an alternative approach to assessing internal migration selection by integrating genetic data, enabling an investigation of migration selection with cross-sectional data collected post-migration. Using data from the UK Biobank, we utilized standard tools from statistical genetics...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 573–590.
Published: 01 August 2008
... with implications of our findings for couples-based research on gay men and lesbians, as well as recommendations for survey data collection. Demography, Volume 45-Number 3, August 2008: 573 590 573 T GAY AND LESBIAN PARTNERSHIP: EVIDENCE FROM CALIFORNIA* CHRISTOPHER CARPENTER AND GARY J. GATES Much recent research...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 371–386.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 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 particularly...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Sarah R. Hayford; S. Philip Morgan Abstract We assess the quality of retrospective data on cohabitation by comparing data collected in four major U.S. family surveys: the National Survey of Families and Households and three rounds of the National Survey of Family Growth. We use event-history...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 491–506.
Published: 01 November 1983
...Jan M. Hoem Abstract In retrospective studies of individual life histories, some or all of the information pertaining to periods prior to the latest event interval of interest will sometimes be left out. This simplifies data collection, and it may improve the reliability of the data actually...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 769–790.
Published: 01 November 2005
... collected before and after the program’s onset shows that conditional transfers reduce U.S. migration but not domestic migration. The data also enable us to explore the role of existing family and community migration networks. The results show that migration networks strongly influence migration...
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Demography (1971) 8 (2): 271–295.
Published: 01 May 1971
... of respondents. Other topics touched upon include the User Liaison Programme which established requirements, the Testing Programme which determined the methodology and some highlights of the Data Collection and Processing Phases of the operation. There is a brief discussion of the use of sampling in 1971...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 937–953.
Published: 06 July 2016
... to analyze relationship stability of same-sex cohabiting, different-sex cohabiting, and different-sex married couples ( n = 5,701). The advantages of the SIPP data include the recent, nationally representative, and longitudinal data collection; a large sample of same-sex cohabitors; respondent and partner...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1307–1333.
Published: 12 July 2012
... ). Despite the encompassing potential of MST, few efforts have substantiated its claims empirically because of problems with publicly available migration data. A product of different national data collection systems and timing criteria used to validate migrations, these data represent an inconsistent...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 881–902.
Published: 21 February 2013
...Marco Bonetti; Raffaella Piccarreta; Gaia Salford Abstract We discuss a unified approach to the description and explanation of life course patterns represented as sequences of states observed in discrete time. In particular, we study life course data collected as part of the Dutch Fertility...
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 247–268.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Barbara S. Mensch; Paul C. Hewett; Annabel S. Erulkar Abstract Does audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) produce more valid reporting of sexual activity and related behaviors than face-to-face interviews or self-administered interviews? This analysis, based on data collected from over...