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Demography (1996) 33 (2): 141–151.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Herbert L. Smith; S. Philip Morgan; Tanya Koropeckyj-Cox Abstract We use a method of standardization and decomposition developed by Das Gupta to update Smith and Cutright’s analysis of demographic factors responsible for increases in the nonmarital fertility ratio (illegitimacy ratio) among blacks...
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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 377–388.
Published: 01 August 1979
...Gary H. McClelland Abstract The two methods commonly used to assess the effect of sex preferences on fertility are inadequate to the task. Parity progression ratio analyses suffer from logical problems stemming from the heterogeneity of sex preferences and the riskiness of fertility decisions...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 291–316.
Published: 19 February 2011
...Daniel Goodkind Abstract Child underreporting is often neglected in studies of fertility and sex ratio imbalance in China. To improve estimates of these measures, I use intercensal comparisons to identify a rise in underreporting, which followed the increased enforcement and penalization under...
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Published: 16 September 2016
Fig. 4 Simulated total fertility rate (TFR) and sex ratio at birth (SRB) trajectories, five-year moving averages: South Korea, 1980–2050. Gray band indicates 95 % empirical confidence interval of simulated SRB trajectories More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 3 Ratio of completed fertility comparing forced migrants (those born in ceded areas) and people born in present-day Finland, by age at forced migration. Model 1 has no controls; model 2 controls for home ownership and education; and model 3 is the same as model 2 with additional controls More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 3 Ratio of completed fertility comparing forced migrants (those born in ceded areas) and people born in present-day Finland, by age at forced migration. Model 1 has no controls; model 2 controls for home ownership and education; and model 3 is the same as model 2 with additional controls More
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Demography (1991) 28 (3): 467–479.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Griffith Feeney Abstract Taiwan’s decline in fertility is studied by using period parity progression ratios. Levels of marriage and motherhood are found to have been high and essentially constant though the late 1980s, suggesting that the decline has been due almost entirely to declines in second...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1261–1281.
Published: 16 September 2016
...Fig. 4 Simulated total fertility rate (TFR) and sex ratio at birth (SRB) trajectories, five-year moving averages: South Korea, 1980–2050. Gray band indicates 95 % empirical confidence interval of simulated SRB trajectories ...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 193–207.
Published: 01 February 2008
... following a divorce or marital separation for white women approximately twice that for black or Hispanic women. Finally, I introduce a new measure, the cohort nonmarital fertility ratio (CNMFR), which provides a cohort complement to the standard period nonmarital fertility ratio. Conservative estimates...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 172–195.
Published: 01 March 1967
... fertility levels are by and large associated with the Eastern Orthodox Slavs and the Protestant Balts. Ratios of the number of children aged 0–9 to the number of women in the 20–49 age group are related to independent variables in the following order of importance: traditional religion, percentage...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 247–264.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Scott J. South; Kim M. Lloyd Abstract We merge census microdata with vital statistics data to examine the effect of women’s marriage opportunities on nonmarital fertility rates and ratios across 75 U.S. metropolitan areas. Measures of the quantity and “quality” of marriageable men simultaneously...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Lawrence l. Wu Abstract Ermisch (2009) criticized Gray, Stockard, and Stone (2006), arguing that they incorrectly tested a model positing a nonlinear relationship between the nonmarital fertility ratio and the proportion of unmarried women. I identify a different problem, which is that even...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 354–361.
Published: 01 March 1968
... The possibility of constructing a mortality index from age data suggested the hypothesis that mortality is directly related to the fertility ratio and inversely related to the percentage of old persons. The measures of mortality selected were life expectations at birth, at one year, and at five years. A sample...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 143–157.
Published: 01 March 1967
..., 1940, or 1950, the conclusion is the same.P This conclusion is based on a compari- son of the fertility ratios" of (1) the capital municipios of Brazilian states with (2) the remainder of the states. Prior to the 1950 census, tabulations of age and sex cross-classified by urban and rural residence were...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 939–948.
Published: 02 April 2014
... ), and changing female/male ratios (Guest 1981 ; Haines 2000 ). The percentage of the population that is immigrant is also known to be related to increased fertility (King and Ruggles 1990 ). The literature on the effects of the supply of fertility control on fertility in the twentieth century is rich...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 241–253.
Published: 01 May 2006
... ). A Decomposition of Trends in the Nonmarital Fertility Ratios of Blacks and Whites in the United States 1960–1992 . Demography , 33 , 141 – 51 . 10.2307/2061868 Udry , J.R. ( 1994 ). The Nature of Gender . Demography , 31 , 561 – 73 . 10.2307/2061790 Udry , J.R. ( 2000...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 474–489.
Published: 01 March 1965
... pares de variables seleccionadas. Nuestras comprobaciones apoyan la validez de los conceptos de balance y deecquitibrio utilizados en otros estudios. Regression Line Social Change Demographic Change Sion Line Fertility Ratio References 1 Cutright , Phillips ( 1963 ). National...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 50–73.
Published: 01 March 1965
... a Transition in Fertility," Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly, XXXIV (Jan- uary, 1956),5-12. not intended to discourage the collection of other and often superior information on fertility through special questions which may, for example, obtain the complete fertility history of each woman. II. RATIOS...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 198–211.
Published: 01 March 1968
... under 5 and 5-9 years.' The present paper uses the 1960 Census data on own children by income and anal- yses fertility differences in terms of refined measures of current fertility that have hitherto been impossible to construct. FERTILITY MEASURES One crude measure of current fertility is the "ratio...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 345–361.
Published: 01 May 2008
... fertility during the initial decades of the nineteenth century and more rapid decline as the Civil War approached. Little evidence of fertility control within marriage is found for the very oldest women in the sample, but analysis of parity progression ratios indicates that some control had emerged...