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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 315–334.
Published: 01 August 1982
...S. Philip Morgan Abstract A theoretical and analytic model of fertility intentions is proposed which treats “don’t know” responses and other uncertain responses as distinct from more firm intentions. Methodologically, these analyses show that “don’t know” responses need not be treated as missing...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1305–1330.
Published: 11 July 2017
...Sergi Vidal; Johannes Huinink; Michael Feldhaus Abstract This research addresses the question of whether fertility intentions (before conception) are associated with residential relocations and the distance of the relocation. We empirically tested this using data from two birth cohorts (aged 24–28...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 August 1978
.... New York Magazine, 10 January 1977, pp. 38–42. DEMOGRAPHV© Volume 15, Number 3 August 1978 FACTORS RELATED TO THE INTENTION TO HAVE ADDITIONAL CHILDREN IN THE UNITED STATES: A REANALYSIS OF DATA FROM THE 1965 AND 1970 NATIONAL FERTILITY STUDIES Che-Fu Lee Mohammad M. Khan Institute of Social...
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 267–285.
Published: 01 August 1981
...S. Philip Morgan Abstract While births may be dichotomous, fertility intentions are not inherently so. Intentions are predictions about the future and, as such, are couched in considerable uncertainty. Ignoring this uncertainty hides much of what could be learned from data on fertility intentions...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 519–533.
Published: 01 November 1983
...Linda J. Beckman; Rhonda Aizenberg; Alan B. Forsythe; Tom Day Abstract Longitudinal survey data from 509 couples who at Time 1 interview had recently married or had their first child did not support the hypothesis that demographic factors influence fertility intentions, decisions, and outcomes only...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 353–367.
Published: 01 August 1983
... intentions which differs at each parity. The persistence of that effect among women with two children in particular argues strongly for including sex of previous children as an independent variable in models of fertility intentions, since the decline in family size norms makes factors which affect...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 431–453.
Published: 01 November 1977
...Charles F. Westoff; Norman B. Ryder Abstract On the basis of data collected in the 1975 National Fertility Study (NFS) in which continuously married white women interviewed in the 1970 NFS were reinterviewed five years later, the aggregate and individual validity of reported fertility intentions...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 181–197.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Susan D. Stewart Abstract This article reports on a study of the effect of stepchildren (children from previous unions) on coupleś fertility intentions and childbearing behavior using longitudinal data from the National Survey of Families and Households. The results indicated that stepchildren...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 765–783.
Published: 01 November 2009
... illuminates common patterns in the evolution of fertility intentions and identifies individual characteristics associated with these patterns. Factors related to family formation, such as marriage and whether a woman has a child at an early age, are found to be the most consistent correlates of patterns...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 111–131.
Published: 01 February 1995
... of the outcomes and the explanatory variables. It summarizes the results of a Monte Carlo study of the performance of these techniques and uses these results to suggest how researchers should approach these problems in practice. We apply these methods to the examination of the impact of fertility intentions...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1247–1272.
Published: 08 July 2019
... for more children, we find no effect on women’s fertility intentions. These findings demonstrate that the impact of subsidized childcare differs by marital status and across outcomes. Nonetheless, in poor urban Africa, as elsewhere, failure to address women’s childcare needs undermines efforts to promote...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 125–132.
Published: 01 February 1985
...S. Philip Morgan Abstract The question, “Do you and your husband intend to have a (another) child?” has become standard on fertility surveys. It is almost always asked of the wife, but is treated as the couple’s joint intention. How reasonable is such an assumption? Do husbands’ and wives’ reports...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1451–1475.
Published: 05 July 2017
... disproportionately by women with educational attainment less than a bachelor’s degree. Research has shown that women’s intentions for the number and timing of children and couples’ intent to marry are strong predictors of realized fertility and marriage. The present study investigates whether U.S. young women’s...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 591–597.
Published: 01 November 1973
... in the analysis, including life-cycle stage and 1965 intentions. Surprisingly, the planning status of the last pregnancy before 1965 was not found to have any independent association with subsequent fertility. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1973 1973 Live Birth Planning Status...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 295–320.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Dana O. Sarnak; Amy Tsui; Fredrick Makumbi; Simon Peter Sebina Kibira; Saifuddin Ahmed Abstract Although many studies have examined the influence of women's fertility preferences on subsequent fertility behavior and the role of contraceptive use intentions on unmet need, very few have explored...
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Demography (2010) 47 (2): 393–414.
Published: 01 May 2010
... with either child-timing intentions or educational intentions. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2010 2010 Additive Genetic Variance Fertility Outcome Gender Role Attitude Human Fertility Phenotypic Model References Akaike H. ( 1987 ). Factor Analysis and AIC...
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Published: 11 July 2017
presented in Table S3 (Online Resource 1), and graphically representing results of two-way and three-way interaction terms between fertility intentions/pregnancy, older age group, and couple with children status. Spikes around the squares depict the 95 % confidence intervals. Baseline model coefficients More
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Published: 11 July 2017
presented in Table S3 (Online Resource 1), and graphically representing results of two-way and three-way interaction terms between fertility intentions/pregnancy, older age group, and couple with children status. Spikes around the squares depict the 95 % confidence intervals. Baseline model coefficients More
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1029–1048.
Published: 21 June 2011
... for by an increased birth rate upon cessation of migration. An analysis of women’s lifetime fertility shows that it decreases as the time spent in migration by their husbands accrues. When we compare reproductive intentions stated by respondents with migrant and nonmigrant husbands, we find that migrants’ wives...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 589–603.
Published: 01 November 2003
..., are widespread. But there are both persistent rationales for having children and institutional adjustments that can make the widespread intentions for two children attainable, even in increasingly individualistic and egalitarian societies. Low Fertility in the Twenty-First Century 589 Demography, Volume 40...