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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 811–834.
Published: 25 April 2014
... approach. Results indicate that spatially defined egocentric neighborhoods, or distance-based measures, outperform administrative areal units, such as census units. In addition, although results do not vary by specific definitions of egocentric neighborhoods, they are sensitive to geographic scale...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1085–1108.
Published: 06 July 2016
... studies: namely, the assumptions that neighborhoods actually are clearly bounded and that they do not overlap. That is, at some borderline, one neighborhood ends, and another begins. The alternative is to study what geographers call “egocentric neighborhoods.” That is, every person’s residential or work...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 919–942.
Published: 23 April 2015
... to the spread of HIV of China’s regime of heterosexual relations, of the structure of heterosexual networks, and of the attributes of key population groups with simulations driven by data from a cross-sectional survey of egocentric sexual networks of the general population of Shanghai and from a concurrent...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 727–752.
Published: 10 April 2014
...Malia Jones; Anne R. Pebley Abstract Research on neighborhood effects has focused largely on residential neighborhoods, but people are exposed to many other places in the course of their daily lives—at school, at work, when shopping, and so on. Thus, studies of residential neighborhoods consider...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1105–1128.
Published: 29 November 2012
... on traditional survey methods) but also to examine where they spend time when not at home, their trajectories, and how they respond to questions at a variety of different times and places. The study provides a partial glimpse at the answers to such questions as how traditional concepts of neighborhood might...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 489–514.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of interest. Note that these local environments are conceived as over- lapping egocentric environments, rather than discrete spatially bounded neighborhoods (as de ned by census tracts, for example). Typically, the population at nearby locations will contribute more to the local environment of an individual...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2193–2227.
Published: 11 November 2019
... categories of group membership. Most prior research has also examined diversity at either the micro level (such as neighborhoods) or the macro level (such as metropolitan areas), overlooking places as important meso-level geographic units that align with governmental jurisdictions, housing markets...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 995–1022.
Published: 01 June 2022
... are concentrated in ethnic neighborhoods in the largest cities of traditional gateway areas of California, Texas, Illinois, and the Northeast. These new patterns of residential settlement reduce segregation within metro areas and across regions, with important implications for our understanding of immigrant...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S87–S109.
Published: 01 March 2010
... between physical and emotional health, behaviors, medication use, and social connectedness, with topics based on the IBM (Lindau et al. 2003). Thus, NSHAP Wave I contains detailed measures of one s egocentric social network; an array of objective biological measures collected during the in-home interview...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1477–1501.
Published: 12 July 2017
... = 15,701) of original longitudinal sample members participated in the 2008 survey (Harris 2013 ). The Wave I in-school survey asked respondents to nominate up to five male and five female friends in order of closeness. 1 From these nominations, Add Health created within-school global and egocentric...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
... in the midst of locally dense neighborhoods. While these studies focus on the implications of structured social interactions for the dynamics of social, cultural, and intellectual change, a related line of research in social psychology has demonstrated the in uence of social contexts on individuals behaviors...