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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1873–1895.
Published: 05 September 2017
... in opposite directions or are differentially suppressed and enhanced. We propose the population education transition (PET) curve as a unifying functional form to predict shifting education gradients across the onset and course of a population’s exposure to new health risks and their associated consequences...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 747–770.
Published: 01 November 2007
... investigation focuses on a setting in rural Nepal that experienced a transition from virtually no use of birth control in 1945 to the widespread use of birth control by 1995 to limit fertility. Changes in the availability of many different dimensions of health services provide the means to evaluate...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 605–625.
Published: 01 August 2009
... analyze six established measures of quality of health care in a fixed-effect framework to account for unobserved heterogeneity. Caregiving and acute bereavement during the transition to widowhood appear to distract individuals from taking care of their own health care needs in the short run. However...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1347–1371.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of family transitions on mental health (and potentially well-being more generally) vary according to the mode of conception. As the utilization of MAR becomes more widespread, it is crucial that family scholars increase their efforts to test for and highlight potential differences in how the mode...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 31–57.
Published: 01 February 2024
... the respondents who participated in the census, the field team, and the MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit in the Agincourt subdistrict. We are grateful for funding support from the U.S. National Institute on Aging (R01 AG049634, HIV After 40 in Rural South Africa: Aging...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1687–1713.
Published: 01 October 2021
... ). Child growth during weaning depends on whether mother is pregnant again . Journal of Tropical Pediatrics , 42 , 104 – 109 . Brockerhoff M. ( 1994 ). The impact of rural–urban migration on child survival . Health Transition Review , 4 , 127 – 149 . Byass P. ( 2016 ). Cause...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 699–718.
Published: 20 January 2012
... and social transitions in rural South Africa: Data and methods of the Agincourt Health and Demographic Surveillance System . Scandinavian Journal of Public Health , 35 ( Suppl. 69 ), 8 – 20 . 10.1080/14034950701505031 Kuhn R. , Everett B. , & Silvey R. ( 2011 ). The effects...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 1131–1159.
Published: 28 May 2019
... as inputs. Data for Mexico come from the Human Life Table Database (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research et al. n.d. ), and data for South Africa from the World Health Organization’s Global Health Observatory data repository (World Health Organization n.d. )—both downloaded on August 21, 2018...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 815–839.
Published: 12 July 2011
..., Principal Investigator) from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NICHD or those of the United Nations. The authors are grateful to Kirill...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1675–1688.
Published: 01 December 2023
... differences in health transitions. We illustrate the method using data on activities of daily living from the U.S. Health and Retirement Study to decompose the sex differential in disability-free life expectancy (HLE) among older Americans. Our results suggest that the sex gap in HLE results primarily from...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 159–175.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Eileen M. Crimmins; Mark D. Hayward; Yasuhiko Saito Abstract This paper demonstrates the consequences of changes in mortality and health transition rates for changes in both health status life expectancy and the prevalence of health problems in the older population. A five-state multistate life...
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Demography (1998) 35 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 August 1998
... a multinomial logit model, controlling for other factors often thought to be associated with health transitions. High levels of educational attainment result in a decreased incidence of functional limitation for those originating in a state of independence. Contrary to expectations, however, education has...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 115–128.
Published: 01 February 2008
... years of life in various health states and that estimates based on such information will closely approximate estimates based on concurrent health information. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2008 2008 Health Transition Health Expectancy Healthy Life Expectancy...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... It is furthermore vital that integration occur in all steps of the research process: in theory, design, data collection, and analysis. I use the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, or Add Health, as an example of an integrative approach to health and of the importance of adolescence and the transition...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 429–443.
Published: 01 November 1999
... and migration. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1999 1999 Health Transition Mortality Decline Crude Rate Urban Rate Epidemiologic Transition References Alter , G. ( 1995 ). Trends in Old-Age Mortality in the United States, 1990–1935: Evidence From Railroad...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2229–2254.
Published: 08 November 2014
... large gaps in fertility between rural and urban areas. Although a large literature has highlighted the importance of migration and urbanization within countries’ demographic transitions, relatively little is known regarding the impact of migration on migrants’ reproductive health outcomes in general...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 71–81.
Published: 01 February 1998
... Transition Review , 4 , 207 – 15 . Benefo , K. , & Parnell , A. ( 1991 ). The Determinants of Breast-feeding Practices in Ghana, Proceedings of the Demographic and Health Surveys World Conference (pp. 475 – 96 ). Columbia, MD : lRD/Macro International, Inc. . Bicego , G.T...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 639–660.
Published: 01 November 1991
... presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, Louisville. Frenk , Julio , Bobadilla , Jose L. , Sepulveda , Jaime , & Cervantes , Malaquais Lopez ( 1989 ). Health Transition in Middle-Income Countries: New Challenges for Health Care . Health Policy...
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Published: 05 September 2017
Fig. 2 Hypothetical population education transition (PET) curve shown as time-varying coefficients of the association between education and odds of health-risk behavior over a population’s exposure to a new health risk More
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 673–697.
Published: 27 October 2012
... and using regular life tables, one could project transition probabilities between health states simultaneously and use multistate life table methods. In this article, we present a theoretical framework for a multistate life table model in which the transition probabilities depend on age and calendar time...
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