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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 521–544.
Published: 18 November 2012
... the magnitude of the bias attributable to the selection problem, and (b) suggest an adjustment procedure that corrects for this bias. We find that the proposed adjustment procedure considerably reduces the bias arising from differential mortality. Table 1 Design space for the education-specific mortality...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 271–294.
Published: 30 January 2018
...-Saharan Africa and how such differential mortality varies between women at different stages of the demographic transition. Using data from 79 Demographic and Health Surveys, I find that a child being undesired according to the mother is associated with a differential mortality that is not due to constant...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 203–215.
Published: 01 May 1972
...Robert D. Retherford Abstract This paper examines the effects of tobacco smoking on the sex mortality differential in the United States. It is found that all forms of smoking combined account for about 47 percent of the female-male difference in 50 e 37 (life expectancy between ages 37 and 87...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 345–351.
Published: 01 May 1989
... mortality differentials found by Kitagawa and Hauser in their study of 1960 census-death certificate matched data. The comparison suggests that there has been no improvement in the relative mortality experience of low socioeconomic status men. More generally, the article discusses how Social Security data...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 603–615.
Published: 01 November 1972
...Robert M. Jiobu Abstract This study relates differential socioeconomic status between blacks and whites to racial differentiation in infant mortality rates. The basic assumption is that decreases in socioeconomic differentiation and related variables lead to decreases in the black—white infant...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Eui Hang Shin Abstract This paper examines the trends and variations in the black-white differentials in infant mortality in ten selected Southern states during the 1940–1970 period. The patterns observed from the Southern states are compared with those observed from seven selected Northern states...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 419–430.
Published: 01 November 1977
... of widowhood. Color differentials in mortality among married males are thereby translated into person-years of dependent survivorship among women, in anticipation of our later estimating average and cumulative lifetime income losses for the survivors. Initial results of this model, dealing with the demographic...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 607–621.
Published: 01 November 1983
...Michael R. Haines; Roger C. Avery; Michael A. Strong Abstract This paper employs 5 percent samples of the Guatemalan censuses of 1964 and 1973 to estimate differential childhood mortality. For 1973, conventional indirect mortality estimation procedures were applied; for 1964, a modification...
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Demography (1990) 27 (2): 233–250.
Published: 01 May 1990
... developed countries. The data were obtained from published vital statistics and censuses for particular countries as well as from the United Nations Demographic Yearbooks. 1 Since one purpose of this study is to examine changes in mortality differentials over time, only countries that had the necessary data...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 318–353.
Published: 01 March 1968
... la importante contribución que la epidemiología socioeconómica contrastada con la epidemiología bio-médica, puede hacer en el sentido de reducir la mortalidad. Articulos adicionales basados en este estudio continuaran apareciendo. Summary Analysis of educational differentials in mortality by cause...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 639–660.
Published: 01 November 1991
... and Arlen Carey for helpful comments on earlier drafts. Demography, Vol. 28, No.4, November 1991 Spanish Surname and Anglo Infant Mortality: Differentials Over a Half-Century* Douglas Forbes W. Parker Frisbie Population Research Center The University of Texas at Austin Using a half-century of death records...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 820–837.
Published: 01 June 1967
... más altas de lo que surgieren las estimaciones oficiales. Summary This paper summarizes the results of an investigation of the validity of Negro-white mortality differentials as reflected in the series of official United States life tables since the turn of the century. Pertinent excerpts from...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2307–2321.
Published: 20 November 2019
...Qi Cui; Vladimir Canudas-Romo; Heather Booth Abstract The relationship between differential mortality rates and differences in life expectancy is well understood, but how changing differential rates translate into changing differences in life expectancy has not been fully explained. To elucidate...
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 389–410.
Published: 01 August 1981
... of the degree of population heterogeneity it is possible to adjust comparisons of mortality risks across populations for the effects of population heterogeneity, differential mortality selection, and different age trajectories of the force of mortality. These methods are demonstrated by applying a variety...
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Demography (1988) 25 (3): 317–335.
Published: 01 August 1988
... observation is terminated. These two problems are solved in estimating cohort wealth for a sample of Wisconsin taxpayers. Hazard rate models of differential occupational mortality risks were estimated from the occupational information on the tax records. Values of net estate are simulated for individuals...
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Demography (1990) 27 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 February 1990
...David E. Moore; Mark D. Hayward Abstract This article presents findings from an analysis of occupational differentials in mortality among a cohort of males aged 55 years and older in the United States for the period 1966–1983. Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Mature Men, we construct event...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 265–276.
Published: 01 May 1988
... writers. A new method for explaining the change in a life expectancy differential in terms of the observed changes in the mortality differentials and the observed change in overall mortality level is also described. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1988 1988 Life Expectancy...
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Demography (2006) 43 (1): 141–164.
Published: 01 February 2006
... of a racial crossover in mortality rates for both men and women. When religious attendance is modeled in terms of differential frailty, clear gender differences emerge. For women, the effect of attendance is race- and age-dependent, modifying the age at crossover by 10 years. For men, however, the effect...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 457–466.
Published: 01 August 1990
... that such discrepancies may play a role in the black/white infant mortality differential, which merits further research. Demography, Vol. 27, No.3, August 1990 Black/White Differences in Women's Reproductive- Related Health Status: Evidence From Vital Statistics Arline T. Geronimus Department of Public Health Policy...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 May 1993
... differentials—such as age schedules of excess mortality in the single population or the relationship between the level of excess mortality and the relative size of the single population—to make inferences about the relative importance of selection and causal processes. In this paper, a simple mathematical...