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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2119–2128.
Published: 21 September 2018
... period of homelessness at some point in their lives. We also identify dramatic disparities in lifetime incidence of homelessness by racial and ethnic subgroups. Rates of homelessness were higher for non-Hispanic blacks (16.8 %) or Hispanics of any race (8.1 %) than for non-Hispanic whites (4.8 %; all...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 701–725.
Published: 01 November 2003
... must go beyond programs that aim to reduce the level of risk factors among black women to address the causes of differences in the effects of risk factors. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2003 2003 Birth Weight Prenatal Care Birth Certificate Ethnic Disparity...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 February 2008
...David S. Kirk Abstract This study assesses the role of social context in explaining racial and ethnic disparities in arrest, with a focus on how distinct neighborhood contexts in which different racial and ethnic groups reside explain variations in criminal outcomes. To do so, I utilize a...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 949–974.
Published: 30 April 2014
...Signe-Mary McKernan; Caroline Ratcliffe; Margaret Simms; Sisi Zhang Abstract How do private transfers differ by race and ethnicity, and do such differences explain the racial and ethnic disparity in wealth? Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, this study examines private transfers by race and...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 563–567.
Published: 01 November 2001
... between biological and environmental processes, illustrates the methodological and ethical problems that threaten future interdisciplinary research on racial/ethnic disparities in health. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2001 2001 Birth Weight Racial Difference Racial...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Emily Hannum Abstract Using evidence about educational disparities, this article demonstrates the need for attention to minority populations in studies of social stratification in China. Analyses of data from a 1992 survey of children demonstrate substantial ethnic differences in enrollment among...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 773–800.
Published: 01 November 2004
...W. Parker Frisbie; Seung-eun Song; Daniel A. Powers; Julie A. Street Abstract Although substantial declines in infant mortality rates have occurred across racial/ethnic groups, there has been a marked increase in relative black-white disparity in the risk of infant death over the past two decades...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 1035–1051.
Published: 01 November 2010
...James B. Kirby; Toshiko Kaneda Abstract Millions of people in the United States do not have health insurance, and wide racial and ethnic disparities exist in coverage. Current research provides a limited description of this problem, focusing on the number or proportion of individuals without...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2033–2061.
Published: 09 September 2019
... by their 18th birthday, and the prevalence grew to more than one in four children by the 1997 cohort. A strong educational gradient in exposure to half-siblings persists across both cohorts, but large racial/ethnic disparities have narrowed over time. Using demographic decomposition techniques, we...
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Demography 9305166.
Published: 10 May 2021
... children. In contrast, increases in rental assistance may widen racial/ethnic disparities in health among disadvantaged children, and future research should examine why this benefit is not evident for Black children. Demography (2021) ADVANCE PUBLICATION DOI 10.1215/00703370-9305166 © 2021 The Authors This...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 127–152.
Published: 23 February 2011
... at http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/nhis/03/data.htm Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( 2004 ). Health disparities experienced by racial/ethnic minority populations . Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports , 53 , 755 . Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( 2008...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1729–1753.
Published: 12 September 2014
... . 10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.11.004 Haas , S. , & Rohlfsen , L. ( 2010 ). Life course determinants of racial and ethnic disparities in functional health trajectories . Social Science & Medicine , 70 , 240 – 250 . 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.10.003 Halleröd , B. , &amp...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2125–2158.
Published: 21 November 2017
... partially compensate for early-life poverty. Racial/ethnic disparities in fluid cognition are significant despite controlling for life-course SES and chronic illnesses, and blacks have a faster rate of decline. The latter may be evidence of weathering , the hypothesis that people of color age faster...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1427–1452.
Published: 15 July 2019
...Diane Coffey; Ashwini Deshpande; Jeffrey Hammer; Dean Spears Abstract This study investigates disparities in child height—an important marker of population-level health—among population groups in rural India. India is an informative context in which to study processes of health disparities because...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 711–738.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... , & Jemal A. ( 2017 ). Socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in cancer mortality, incidence, and survival in the United States, 1950–2014: Over six decades of changing patterns and widening inequalities . Journal of Environmental and Public Health , 2017 , 2819372 . https://doi.org...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1903–1928.
Published: 08 September 2020
... Measurement , 30 , 305 – 316 . Flippen , C. A. ( 2001 ). Racial and ethnic inequality in homeownership and housing equity . Sociological Quarterly , 42 , 121 – 149 . Flippen , C. A. ( 2004 ). Unequal returns to housing investments? A study of real housing appreciation among Black...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1039–1064.
Published: 01 June 2021
... included in the analyses Variable Description Individual-Level Factors  Social and demographic factors   Gender Self-reported gender (male or female)   Race/ethnicity Self-reported race and or ethnicity in 10th grade (White, Hispanic, Black, Asian, or other race)   High...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1199–1224.
Published: 07 May 2014
... conditions shape the rest of the life course. This focus on early childhood education is motivated by evidence that developmental disparities by socioeconomic status (SES), race/ethnicity, immigrant status, and other social characteristics emerge prior to the start of school (Entwisle et al. 2004 ). Burkam...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2169–2191.
Published: 11 November 2019
... of segregation among other racial and ethnic minority groups. Given the number of pressing questions concerning metropolitan segregation and racial stratification, we suggest that continued attention be placed on the concept of segregation and how it orders racial differences in socioeconomic...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 383–399.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Pollution? Race, Ethnicity, and Environmental Equity in Florida . Social Science Quarterly , 76 , 294 – 310 . Ringquist , E.J. ( 1997 ). Equity and the Distribution of Environmental Risk: The Case of TRI Facilities . Social Science Quarterly , 78 , 811 – 29 . Ringquist , E.J...