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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 289–301.
Published: 01 March 1965
... METHODS, BASED ON PERIODICALLY REPEATED INTER- VIEWS, AIMED AT DETERMINING DEMOGRAPHIC RATES CARMEN ARRETX G. AND JORGE L. SOMOZA Centro Latinoamericano de Demografia: Santiago, Chile La mayoria de los pafses menos desarrollados no pueden medir las tasas de natalidad y mortalidad debido afallas en el...
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Demography (1978) 15 (2): 223–233.
Published: 01 May 1978
... I (pp. 41 – 55 ). Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Southern Regional Demographic Group and Oak Ridge Associated Universities . Crosetti , A. H. , & Schmitt , R. C. ( 1956 ). A Method of Estimating the Intercensal Population of Coun-’ ties . Journal of the American Statistical Association...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 355–367.
Published: 01 August 1999
.... ( 1986 ). Probabilistic Methods in Matching Census Samples to the National Death Index . Journal of Chronic Diseases , 39 , 719 – 34 . 10.1016/0021-9681(86)90155-4 Rogot, E., P.D. Sorlie, N.J. Johnson, C.S. Glover, and D.W. Treasure. 1988. A Mortality Study of One Million Persons by Demographic...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 1994
.... This finding has been cited widely as evidence for an innovation/diffusion view of fertility transitions. We demonstrate that the demographic methods used to date the fertility transition in Europe—primarily I g , and (to a lesser extent) the Coale-Trussell M&m indices—may fail to detect the initial stages...
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Demography (2024) 61 (2): 267–281.
Published: 01 April 2024
... projection framework. The Sullivan method projection framework produces estimates that offer new insights about future trends in population health and social arrangements under various demographic and epidemiologic scenarios, such as the percentage of life years that population members can expect to spend...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 November 1998
... grams at birth) experience about twice the risk of mortality as their full-term; normal weight counterparts.5 In Table I, we show how the "demographic" method and the FGR method compare in their ability to distinguish differences in the risk of infant mortality, congenital anoma- lies, and abnormal...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 329–354.
Published: 16 December 2014
...Jennifer Van Hook; James D. Bachmeier; Donna L. Coffman; Ofer Harel Abstract Researchers have developed logical, demographic, and statistical strategies for imputing immigrants’ legal status, but these methods have never been empirically assessed. We used Monte Carlo simulations to test whether...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 915–937.
Published: 01 June 2023
... deterministic projections produced by Washington State demographers. Out-of-sample experiments show that our method gives accurate and well-calibrated forecasts and forecast intervals. In most cases, our intervals were narrower than the growth-based intervals issued by the state, particularly for shorter time...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 90–97.
Published: 01 March 1967
... is able to look at demographic events as less than fate. Social conditions have also given more control to the individual over many events over which he had no control previously, such as choice of a marriage partner or an occupational career. Thus, the classical methods of demography are frequently...
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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...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 111–131.
Published: 01 February 1995
... on the performance of the methods in the types of data sets typically used in demographic research. This paper helps to fill this gap. It describes a simple analytic framework for estimating the effects of explanatory variables on discrete outcomes, which controls for the potential endogeneity of explanatory...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 629–650.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., for example. However, demographers have seldom used formal statistical methods to describe and analyze time series of maps. One formal method, used widely in epidemiology, criminology, and public health, is Knox’s space-time interaction test. In this article, we discuss the potential of the Knox test...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 361–382.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., especially of the foreign-born, has proved the most difficult to gauge. Without “direct” methods (i.e., methods identifying who emigrates and when), demographers have relied on indirect approaches, such as residual methods. Residual estimates, however, are sensitive to inaccuracies in their constituent parts...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 393–415.
Published: 01 June 1966
... as the principal users of various residual methods of estimating net migration. All these demographers have either implicitly or explicitly recognized that errors in census enumeration and in the registration of births and deaths have been reflected in errors of estimated net migration. The underlying...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 607–627.
Published: 17 March 2012
...Marc Luy Abstract In general, the use of indirect methods is limited to developing countries. Developed countries are usually assumed to have no need to apply such methods because detailed demographic data exist. However, the potentialities of demographic analysis with direct methods are limited...
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Demography (2008) 45 (4): 785–801.
Published: 01 November 2008
... in the demographic measure (dependent variable) between two populations. We propose a method of decomposition analysis based on an assumption that covariates change continuously along an actual or hypothetical dimension. This assumption leads to a general model that logically justifies the additivity of covariate...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 405–427.
Published: 01 May 2009
...-Demographic Projection Model . Demography , 21 , 383 – 404 . 10.2307/2061167 Namboodiri K. ( 1972 ). On the Ratio-Correlation and Related Methods of Subnational Population Estimation . Demography , 9 , 443 – 54 . 10.2307/2060865 O’Connor J. ( 1989 ). Political Economy...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 February 2008
... THE MULTISTATE LIFE TABLE METHOD: AN APPLICATION TO CONTRACEPTIVE SWITCHING BEHAVIOR* TZY-MEY KUO, C. M. SUCHINDRAN, AND HELEN P. KOO In many demographic behaviors (e.g., those relating to marriage, contraception, migration, and health), people change among multiple statuses through time, sometimes leaving...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 537–544.
Published: 01 June 1966
... processes is becoming increasingly apparent. Recently several demographers have taken advantage of the conceptual elegance and computational simplicity of matrix methods of population analysis. Their models, however, assume a “closed” population which is subject only to the processes of fertility...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1037–1060.
Published: 17 May 2012
..., which was a combination of linear extrapolation and qualitative judgments. Unfortunately, linear extrapolation excludes known risk factors and is inconsistent with long-standing demographic patterns, such as the smoothness of age profiles. Modern statistical methods typically outperform even the best...
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