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Demography (1983) 20 (2): 213–226.
Published: 01 May 1983
... . 10.2307/2173636 Brass William ( 1971 ). On the Scale of Mortality . In William Brass (Ed.), Biological Aspects of Demography (pp. 69 – 110 ). London : Taylor and Francis . Carrier N. H. , & Hobcraft John ( 1971 ). Demographic Estimation for Developing Societies...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 193–201.
Published: 01 May 2000
...David A. Swanson; Jeff Tayman; Charles F. Barr Abstract Mean absolute percentage error (MAPE), the measure most often used for evaluating subnational demographic estimates, is not always valid. We describe guidelines for determining when MAPE is valid. Applying them to case study data, we find...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 537–558.
Published: 01 August 2005
... appropriately local. This method estimates demographic rates for local subpopulations by borrowing strength not only from similar individuals elsewhere but also from other groups in the same area and from regularities in schedules across locations. EB is substantially better than standard methods when rates...
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Demography (1990) 27 (1): 165–174.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Nicholas Townsend; E. A. Hammel Abstract The reporting of children’s ages by parents is surprisingly inaccurate in many innumerate societies, but accurate knowledge of age is important for estimating recent changes in demographic rates. The timing of the eruption of children’s teeth is largely...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 316–338.
Published: 01 March 1964
... differences and will, hence, use one of the more crude measures to avoid the labor of calculating (or estimating) refined statistics. Lack of concern for the theoretical and formal implications of a population analy- sis also tends to underly some fertility analyses. A demographer may solve the problem...
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Demography (1981) 18 (1): 103–122.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Hania Zlotnik; Kenneth Hill Abstract The indirect methods of demographic estimation available to date are often inadequate to estimate levels in the presence of trends. The use of measures relative to hypothetical cohorts to minimize the effectsoftrends and estimate period levels is described...
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Demography (1978) 15 (2): 223–233.
Published: 01 May 1978
... References Bousfield , M. V. ( 1977 ). Intercensal Estimation Using a Current Sample and Census Data . Review of Public Data Use , 5 , 6 – 15 . Cavanaugh , F. J. ( 1977 ). The Perspective of the Federal Government Perspectives on State Demographic Activities. Occasional Paper Number...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1911–1928.
Published: 01 October 2022
... estimates for the effect of treatment in a hazard difference-in-differences design in which n ≥ 5 , 000 in both the control and treatment groups. Although a large demographic literature has documented trends in, and the factors associated with, the dissolution of marital unions, it has...
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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...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1363–1388.
Published: 05 July 2018
...Carl P. Schmertmann; Marcos R. Gonzaga Abstract High sampling variability complicates estimation of demographic rates in small areas. In addition, many countries have imperfect vital registration systems, with coverage quality that varies significantly between regions. We develop a Bayesian...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1527–1550.
Published: 01 July 2014
... theory and empirical evidence, I demonstrate the complex role played by internal and international migration in the pattern of urban growth. Using a combination of indirect demographic estimations for postwar Albania, I show that the dominant contribution of natural increase from the 1960s to the 1990s...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 15–30.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Christopher A. Julian; Wendy D. Manning; Krista K. Westrick-Payne Abstract The measurement of sexual and gender identity in the United States has been evolving to generate more precise demographic estimates of the population and a better understanding of health and well-being. Younger cohorts...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 451–461.
Published: 01 August 1986
... in Preston-Coale are also presented in discrete time and age. Then the Preston-Coale procedure of using these expressions to estimate mortality when demographic data are defective is critically examined. It is noted that the series of age-specific growth rates, the essential feature of the new expressions...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 217–233.
Published: 01 May 1984
... . 10.2307/2736447 Coale Ansley J. , & Demeny Paul ( 1967 ). Manual IV. Methods of Estimating Basic Demographic Measures from Incomplete Data . New York : United Nations . Demeny Paul ( 1983 ). Regional Model Life Tables and Stable Populations . Second Edition New York...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 463–465.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Samuel H. Preston; Ansley J. Coale 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1986 1986 Life Table Population Index Intercensal Period Demographic Estimation Interpolation Factor References Bennett , N. G. , & Horiuchi , S. ( 1981 ). Estimating...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 411–420.
Published: 01 August 1997
... Planning-Health Service Project.” . Studies in Family Planning , 11 , 202 – 12 . 10.2307/1966377 Brass, W. 1975. Methods of Demographic Estimation from Incomplete Data . Laboratories for Population Statistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. W. Brass , A.J. Coale , P...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 221–241.
Published: 28 January 2020
... and Health Surveys, U.S. counties, and nonhuman species. We show that even the simplest and least accurate variant has a median error of only 0.09 births per woman over 2,400 fertility schedules, suggesting accurate TFR estimation over a wide range of demographic conditions. We anticipate that this framework...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 607–627.
Published: 17 March 2012
...., Choi, Y., & Timæus, I. M. (2005). Unconventional approaches to mortality estimation. Demographic Research, 13, article 12, 281–300. doi:10.4054/DemRes.2005.13.12 Hill K. , & Trussell J. ( 1977 ). Further developments in indirect mortality estimation . Population Studies , 31...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 329–339.
Published: 01 August 1996
... from census data on numbers of children ever born and children surviving. Fig- ure 3 shows various estimates for the period 1970-1991: di- rect estimates from three national demographic surveys (PAPCHILD, DHS-l, and EDHS), indirect estimates from the same surveys (and the World Fertility Survey of 1980...
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Demography (1987) 24 (4): 639–648.
Published: 01 November 1987
... of model stable populations . Census Forum , 8 ( 2 ), 5 – 7 . Preston , S. H. ( 1983 ). An integrated system for demographic estimation from age distributions . Demography , 20 , 213 – 226 . 10.2307/2061236 Preston , S. H. , & Coale , A. J. ( 1982 ). Age structure...