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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 575–587.
Published: 01 August 2009
... reluctant to engage, the debate declined after some few years, and after the mid-1990s, the death risk again approached the long-term trend. Our findings indicate that when internally displaced persons must adjust to situations for which appropriate coping behaviors are unknown, psychosocial stress might...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1185–1206.
Published: 12 September 2012
... those older than 30 at imprisonment faced a lower older-age death risk than the controls. 28 6 2012 12 9 2012 © Population Association of America 2012 2012 Scarring Mortality Selection POWs The first total war, the American Civil War, provides a unique opportunity...
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Demography (1980) 17 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 February 1980
... the mortality risk eliminated is that of the cause of death only in its occurrence as the underlying cause of death. An evaluation is made of the possible effects of the multiple cause data on our perception of the relative importance of the major causes of death. The reconceptualization of mortality risks made...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 February 1986
... of breastfeeding and pace of childbearing on mortality in infancy and early childhood, the mechanisms through which those effects operate, and the contingencies that strengthen or weaken them. The strong effects of both length of breastfeeding and the pace of childbearing on the risks of child death suggest...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., and behavioral correlates with overall and cause-specific mortality. Religious attendance is associated with U.S. adult mortality in a graded fashion: People who never attend exhibit 1.87 times the risk of death in the follow-up period compared with people who attend more than once a week. This translates...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1097–1118.
Published: 10 April 2017
...Michal Engelman; Christopher L. Seplaki; Ravi Varadhan Abstract Demographic studies of mortality often emphasize the two ends of the lifespan, focusing on the declining hazard after birth or the increasing risk of death at older ages. We call attention to the intervening phase, when humans...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 539–562.
Published: 01 April 2023
... data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS; 1992–2016, ages 51+; N = 23,228) and the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health; Waves I–V, ages 12–43; N = 11,088) to estimate the risk of exposure to the death of a mother, father, spouse, sibling, and child across...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1855–1885.
Published: 19 September 2018
... that are not nationally representative and that lack key confounders. We use the 1990–2011 National Health Interview Survey Linked Mortality Files to estimate relative risks of all-cause and cause-specific mortality for current and former smokers compared with never smokers. We examine causes of death established...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 313–327.
Published: 01 May 1979
...Kenneth G. Manton; Sharon S. Poss Abstract A study is made of the effects of associated causes of death, and of dependency among causes of death, by observing the relative importance of one cause of death when another is eliminated under various competing risk models. Two disease pairs, cancer...
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Published: 16 August 2016
Fig. 1 Ideal characterization of the history of the risk of mortality for a single hypothetical cause of death as it is increasingly but unequally controlled More
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 347–371.
Published: 27 January 2020
... West and Central African countries, we estimate multilevel discrete-time hazard models to determine how women’s risk of intimate partner violence (IPV) varies with the death of children. We assess heterogeneity in this association across two surrounding circumstances: children’s age at death...
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Demography (2024) 61 (3): 627–642.
Published: 01 June 2024
... vulnerability measures including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Risk Index (NRI). We also use machine learning techniques to show that CRE provides more predictive power of COVID-19 excess deaths than...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 541–564.
Published: 01 November 1976
...Kenneth G. Manton; H. Dennis Tolley; Sharon Sandomirsky Poss Abstract A lethal defect-wear model of mortality is presented which rationalizes the assumption of independent risks when death may be due to more than a single condition, Under this model, it is shown how competing risk theory...
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Demography (2023) 60 (4): 1181–1205.
Published: 01 August 2023
... were aged 16‒20 at the start of the conflict) having the highest risk of being HIV positive 10‒20 years after the violence, even after controlling for current socioeconomic and demographic characteristics. Women who reported two or more sibling deaths, excluding those related to maternal mortality...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1121–1146.
Published: 29 July 2015
... due to death, migration, child relocation, union dissolution, and union formation from 2001–2011. Employing survival analysis, the article quantifies children’s risk of absence by cause and investigates sociodemographic variation in this risk. Of children born into two-parent households, 25...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 209–230.
Published: 01 February 2024
... elderly deaths per year in Florida relative to 2019, all else being equal. The enhanced risk is concentrated among residents living more than nine minutes away from the nearest hospital. Results suggest that tidal flooding may augment elderly mortality risk by delaying urgent medical care...
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Demography (1994) 31 (3): 487–507.
Published: 01 August 1994
... Status Surrounding the Death of a Spouse . Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences , 46 , 310 – 20 . Demography, Vol. 31, No.3, 1994 Double Jeopardy: Interaction Effects of Marital and Poverty Status on the Risk of Mortality* Ken R. Smith Department of Family and Consumer Studies University...
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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2019–2028.
Published: 01 December 2021
... mortality risk of continuing a pregnancy rather than having a legal induced abortion. Using published statistics on pregnancy-related mortality ratios, births, and abortions, I estimate U.S. pregnancy-related deaths by race and ethnicity before and in the first and subsequent years of a hypothetical total...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 343–349.
Published: 01 April 2023
... life expectancy at birth ( e 0 ). When data are available only for COVID-19 deaths, but not for deaths from other causes, the risks of dying from COVID-19 are typically assumed to be independent of those from other causes. In this research note, we explore the soundness of this assumption using data...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 555–578.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... Nevertheless, persistent sex differences in mortality remain: compared with women, men have 30% to 83% higher risks of death over the follow-up period, depending on the covariates included in the model. Although the prevalence ofriskfactors differs by sex, the impact of those riskfactors on mortality...