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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 (1990) 27 (3): 397–411.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Douglas L. Anderton; Richard E. Barrett Abstract Nearly all developed countries have experienced dramatic declines in the seasonality of demographic behavior over the last century. This article examines seasonal behavior in the population of Taiwan between 1906 and 1942, during Japanese colonial...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Tzy-Mey Kuo; C. M. Suchindran; Helen P. Koo Abstract In many demographic behaviors (e.g., those relating to marriage, contraception, migration, and health), people change among multiple statuses through time, sometimes leaving and then returning to the same status. Data on such behaviors are often...
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Demography (1971) 8 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 February 1971
... . Whiteley , C. H. , & Whiteley , Winifred ( 1967 ). Sex and Morals . New York : Basic Books, Inc. . DEMOGRAPHY Volume 8, Number 1 February 1971 MODERN AND TRADITIONAL VALUE ORIENTATIONS AND FERTILITY BEHAVIOR: A SOCIAL DEMOGRAPHIC STUDY WilliamB. Clifford, " Department of Sociology and...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 615–631.
Published: 01 November 1994
... demographic behavior. Not only should we examine a variety of causal mechanisms for demographic phenomena; we also should consider the varying utility of those mechanisms across different social groups. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1994 1994 Infant Mortality High Fertility...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 February 2008
... that the distributional effect of demographic behavior contributes little to the U.S. poverty gap with other nations (and none with respect to the United Kingdom). Overall differences in labor markets and welfare schemes best explain the U.S. child poverty gap, although for some countries, the gap is...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 255–267.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... ( 2001 ). Family Systems and the Preferred Sex of Children . In N.J. Smelser , & P.B. Baltes (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 5350 – 57 ). Amsterdam : Elsevier . C. Bergqvist ( 1999 ). Equal Democracies? Gender and Politics...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 29–42.
Published: 01 February 2001
.... ( 1994 ). Getting Started on Sexual Behavior . In A. Rossi (Ed.), Sexuality Across the Life Course (pp. 187 – 208 ). Chicago : University of Chicago Press . van de Kaa , D.J. ( 1987 ). Europe’s Second Demographic Transition . Population Bulletin , 42 , 1 – 57 . Waller...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 249–272.
Published: 01 August 1983
... marital fertility decline are substitute responses in agricultural-based districts. Implications of the findings are discussed. 7 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1983 1983 Marital Fertility Religious Attendance Migration Response Demographic Behavior Demographic Response...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 463–478.
Published: 01 November 1976
...@ Volume 13, Number 4 November 1976 THE EFFECT OF SUBSIDIZED FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES ON REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOR IN THE UNITED STATES, 1969-1974 J. Richard Udry Demographic Research and Services Unit, Carolina Population Center, Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, and Department...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 145–173.
Published: 05 January 2017
..., we approach this issue from both a short-term and a long-term perspective. For the short term, grandparents’ educational attainments have a direct association with grandchildren’s education as well as an indirect association that is mediated by parents’ education and demographic behaviors. For the...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1797–1819.
Published: 19 September 2014
...Joshua R. Goldstein; Thomas Cassidy Abstract We introduce a new formal model in which demographic behavior such as fertility is postponed by differing amounts depending only on cohort membership. The cohort-based model shows the effects of cohort shifts on period fertility measures and provides an...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 February 2009
... friends and were away from home for only a few days. Using logistic regression analysis, we found that the strength of the hurricane and the vulnerability of the housing unit had the greatest impact on evacuation behavior; additionally, several demographic variables had significant effects on the...
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Demography (1980) 17 (4): 395–412.
Published: 01 November 1980
... variables that explain demographic change in industrializing countries. A demographic response is a change in demographic behavior that limits fertility and/or population growth. According to Davis, these demographic responses were functionally equivalent to adopting con- traception. Davis suggested that...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1151–1176.
Published: 06 July 2011
...Nancy Luke; Shelley Clark; Eliya M. Zulu Abstract Most survey data on sexual activities are obtained via face-to-face interviews, which are prone to misreporting of socially unacceptable behaviors. Demographers have developed various private response methods to minimize social desirability bias and...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 659–673.
Published: 01 November 2003
... Reproductive Behavior 659 Demography, Volume 40-Number 4, November 2003: 659 673 659 H TRENDS IN REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOR AMONG YOUNG SINGLE WOMEN IN COLOMBIA AND PERU: 1985 1999* MOHAMED M. ALI, JOHN CLELAND, AND IQBAL H. SHAH Using calendar data for single women aged 15 24 from successive Demographic and...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 355–368.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Alex Chika Ezeh Abstract In this paper I examine the effect of polygyny on aggregate reproductive behavior. I argue that within countries there exist different polygyny regimes, each exhibiting a unique reproductive pattern. Using the 1988/1989 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS1) data, I...
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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 229–242.
Published: 01 May 1998
... reproductive behavior. I employ 1989 and 1993 Kenya Demographic and Health Surveys to examine the relative roles of the reproductive preferences of males and females on contraceptive use. Additive and interactive measures of preferences document a significant effect of men’s preferences, which may eclipse...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 317–342.
Published: 11 January 2011
... processes that lead to a nonmarital birth. We find that the increase in the percentage of nonmarital births was driven mainly by the growing proportion of women who cohabit before conception, not changing fertility behavior of cohabitors or changes in union behavior after conception. The relationship...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 119–128.
Published: 01 February 1972
... to have a demographic system marked by young ages at marriage, young ages at beginning of childbearing, high rates of reproduction, and high rates of marital instability. Japanese-Americans display just the opposite pattern of behavior on each of these variables. Using existing research on...