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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2029–2040.
Published: 01 December 2021
... by using additional information collected from a direct question to identify unmarried cohabiting partners in the Current Population Survey (CPS). We identify 23% more individuals in cohabiting same-sex relationships when we use the CPS direct question information than when we use information from the ATUS...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 721–738.
Published: 01 November 2004
... not correspond to the year of either the first or the last U.S. trip. Because many immigrants enter and leave the United States several times before becoming legal immigrants, the census question produces estimates of U.S. experience that are quite different from those produced by direct questions about trip...
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Demography (1970) 7 (1): 19–29.
Published: 01 February 1970
... not reveal their personal situation. Furthermore, they did not think their friends would truthfully respond to a direct question regarding abortion. 26 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1970 1970 Simple Random Sampling Abortion Rate United States Public Health United States...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Gary G. Koch; James R. Abernathy; Peter B. Imrey Abstract The concept of desired family size is widely accepted, and numerous studies have been undertaken to measure its level in certain population groups. The determination of desired family size has generally followed the direct question procedure...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 103–127.
Published: 13 December 2018
... such survey to include a direct question about whether respondents are MPF parents. Understanding the prevalence of such families is important given the known socioeconomic correlates of MPF and the ramifications of entering MPF for both individuals and families. In this study, the new SIPP data are used...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1905–1932.
Published: 25 October 2016
...Xi Song Abstract In recent years, sociological research investigating grandparent effects in three-generation social mobility has proliferated, mostly focusing on the question of whether grandparents have a direct effect on their grandchildren’s social attainment. This study hypothesizes that prior...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 1977–1998.
Published: 18 October 2014
...Priyanka Anand; Yonatan Ben-Shalom Abstract We use the American Time Use Survey to examine the extent to which adults with disabilities—defined using both the new six-question sequence on disability and the traditional work-limitation question—spend more time on health-related activities and less...
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Demography (1971) 8 (1): 103–122.
Published: 01 February 1971
... of the city. Spatial aspects are defined in terms of distance, directional, and sectoral biases. A variety of techniques for identifying such biases are critically discussed. The approach applied is one that transforms the spatial pattern of migrations so as to accent the spatial biases in question...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 537–558.
Published: 01 November 1984
... Fertility Survey, which was part of the World Fertility Survey. The method works well, except in its application to the 1975 Census where the evidence suggests considerable misreporting of age at first marriage because of the way the question was asked and coded. Results confirm that ever-married fertility...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 143–157.
Published: 01 March 1967
..., these facts reinforce a growing realization, based on similar findings in some other developing countries, that the prevailing theoretical ideas concerning the relationship between development and fertility require modification, particularly in the direction of greater specificity. On the practical side...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 75–109.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Mingming Ma; Jenjira Yahirun; Joseph Saenz; Connor Sheehan Abstract Population-level disparities in later-life cognitive health point to the importance of family resources. Although the bulk of prior work on the topic has established the directional flow of resources from parents to offspring...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 329–339.
Published: 01 August 1996
... with the same respondents only 40% of the time. In the other direction, it is possible (though unlikely) that the level of registration is higher than the reported level of notification. Some households may have registered the death, but the mother and/or father or caretaker did not un- derstand the question...
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Demography (1970) 7 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 February 1970
...Susan O. Gustavus; Charles B. Nam Abstract A sample of 1,123 sixth, ninth, and twelfth graders in two Southern counties was questioned to ascertain how many children they think is ideal. More than three-fourths of the students in each grade had given thought to an ideal number of children...
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Published: 24 July 2017
Fig. 1 Panel a shows a population of seven people, two of whom have died ( shown in gray ). A directed edge i → j indicates that i counts j as having died when answering the question, “How many people do you know who have died in the past 12 months?” Panel b shows the same population More
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1479–1498.
Published: 24 July 2012
... neither partner is identified as the householder are excluded. Measurement of family relationships in the CPS was greatly improved in 2007 by the introduction of direct questions identifying all cohabiting couples and linking children to their biological, step-, and adoptive parents. Using the 2007...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1195–1218.
Published: 17 June 2019
... ). Early estimates of cohabitation were based on indirect measurement, such as POSSLQ (persons of the opposite sex sharing living quarters), but more recent surveys have shifted to direct questions establishing cohabitation status. Even though recent rounds of surveys have included direct questions about...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 609–617.
Published: 01 November 1991
... Household Head Parity Distribution Direct Report References Bohme , Frederick G. ( 1979 ). Twenty Censuses: Population and Housing Questions, 1790 to 1980 . Washington, D.C. : U.S. Bureau of the Census . David , P.A. , & Sanderson , Warren C. ( 1987 ). The Emergence...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1787–1808.
Published: 08 September 2020
... sets on the effects of legal same-sex marriage in the United States on even the most direct outcomes: marriage take-up, partnership, and union formation. In this article, I provide some of the first direct evidence on these questions by studying the experience of Massachusetts, which was the first...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 97–102.
Published: 01 February 1977
... and no more, how many would that be?" This "direct method" of measuring pref- erences, relying on the respondent's own report of his opinion, has been criticized on the ground that, since the purpose of a direct question is usually clear: the re- spondent can evaluate the implications of each possible...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 744–752.
Published: 01 June 1967
..., the Bureau of the Census issued a policy directive which es- tablished the guidelines for the inclusion of completely new questions in the com- plete count and the sample sections of the 1970 Census. It might be useful to begin this discussion with an examination of this policy statement. The directive notes...