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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 763–784.
Published: 05 March 2019
...Liliya Leopold Abstract The cumulative (dis)advantage hypothesis predicts education differences in health to increase with age. All previous tests of this hypothesis were based on self-reported health measures. Recent research has suggested that self-reported health measures may not adequately...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 115–128.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Michael T. Molla; James Lubitz Abstract Healthy life expectancies are almost always calculated by using health data from cross-sectional surveys. This type of calculation is done partly because data from longitudinal surveys are not always available, and when they are available, they are collected...
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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 (2001) 38 (4): 525–536.
Published: 01 November 2001
...France Portrait; Maarten Lindeboom; Dorly Deeg Abstract With the trend toward aging, increases in health care expenditures are expected. Insight into (future) needs for care services requires a taxonomy of older persons’ health conditions: how health status develops as people age and how...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2005
.... , & Rotella , E.J. ( 2001 ). Death and Spending: Urban Mortality and Municipal Expenditure on Sanitation . Annales de Demographie Historique , 1 , 139 – 54 . Condran , G.A. , & Crimmins-Gardner , E. ( 1978 ). Public Health Measures and Mortality in U.S. Cities in the Late...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 574–577.
Published: 01 June 1966
... for a set of standard tabulations common to each monograph and also a set of special tabulations tailored to meet the particular needs for each topic as specified by its authors. This wealth of demographic detail regarding mortality in the United States during 1959-61 fills only one aspect of its health...
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Published: 08 March 2018
Fig. 2 Mode of interview in the Health and Retirement Study. Source: Health and Retirement Study, various waves, and the RAND HRS file Version L More
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1935–1956.
Published: 25 September 2018
...Laura Rossouw; Teresa Bago d’Uva; Eddy van Doorslaer Abstract In spite of the wide disparities in wealth and in objective health measures like mortality, observed inequality by wealth in self-reported health appears to be nearly nonexistent in low- to middle-income settings. To determine the extent...
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2097–2117.
Published: 25 September 2018
...Danya Lagos Abstract Looking beyond binary measurements of “male” or “female” can illuminate health inequality patterns that correspond to gender identity rather than biological sex. This study examines disparities in overall health among transgender men, transgender women, gender-nonconforming...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 777–804.
Published: 17 May 2016
...Martin O’Flaherty; Janeen Baxter; Michele Haynes; Gavin Turrell Abstract Life course perspectives suggest that later-life health reflects long-term social patterns over an individual’s life: in particular, the occurrence and timing of key roles and transitions. Such social patterns have been...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 175–200.
Published: 13 January 2017
...Fernando Riosmena; Randall Kuhn; Warren C. Jochem Abstract Despite being newcomers, immigrants often exhibit better health relative to native-born populations in industrialized societies. We extend prior efforts to identify whether self-selection and/or protection explain this advantage. We examine...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 431–459.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Manuel Flores; Barbara L. Wolfe Abstract We expand on previous studies investigating the links between early health and later health by examining four distinct dimensions of early-life health and multiple life course outcomes, including the age of onset of serious cardiovascular diseases (CVDs...
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Published: 15 November 2016
Fig. 3 Predicted probability of return by health care access and health limitation More
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): n1.
Published: 01 August 2008
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 393–424.
Published: 25 January 2012
...Hongyun Fu; Mark J. VanLandingham Abstract Although the existing literature on immigrant mental health is extensive, major substantive and methodological gaps remain. Substantively, there is little population-based research that focuses on the mental health consequences of migration for Vietnamese...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1231–1257.
Published: 28 August 2012
...Mikko Myrskylä; Andrew Fenelon Abstract Advanced maternal age is associated with negative offspring health outcomes. This interpretation often relies on physiological processes related to aging, such as decreasing oocyte quality. We use a large, population-based sample of American adults to analyze...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 653–674.
Published: 14 April 2011
...Fred C. Pampel; Justin T. Denney Abstract The spread of tobacco use from the West to other parts of the world, especially among disadvantaged socioeconomic groups, raises concerns not only about the indisputable harm to global health but also about worsening health inequality. Arguments relating...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 699–724.
Published: 20 April 2011
...George B. Ploubidis; Emily Grundy Abstract Our primary aim is to develop and validate a population health metric for survey-based health assessment that combines information from both self-reported and observer-measured health indicators. A secondary objective is to use this index to examine gender...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 675–697.
Published: 06 May 2011
...Anne Case; Christina Paxson Abstract We document the impact of the AIDS crisis on non-AIDS-related health services in 14 sub-Saharan African countries. Using multiple waves of Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) for each country, we examine antenatal care, birth deliveries, and rates...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1547–1574.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Kenneth A. Bollen; Iliya Gutin Abstract Self-rated health (SRH) is ubiquitous in population health research. It is one of the few consistent health measures in longitudinal studies. Yet, extant research offers little guidance on its longitudinal trajectory. The literature on SRH suggests several...
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