1-20 of 2158 Search Results for

Health selection

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Demography (2018) 55 (3): 979–1007.
Published: 27 April 2018
...Philip Anglewicz; Mark VanLandingham; Lucinda Manda-Taylor; Hans-Peter Kohler Abstract Despite its importance in studies of migrant health, selectivity of migrants—also known as migration health selection —has seldom been examined in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This neglect is problematic because...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2005–2030.
Published: 15 November 2016
... be partially attributable to selective return migration among less healthy migrants—often referred to as “salmon bias.” Our study takes advantage of a rare opportunity to observe the health status of Mexican-origin males as they cross the Mexican border. To assess whether unhealthy migrants...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Journal Article
Demography (2012) 49 (2): 425–447.
Published: 16 March 2012
... of smoking and heavy alcohol use compared with U.S.-born whites. We further investigate disability by period of arrival among FSU immigrants. Changes in Soviet emigration policies conceivably altered the level of health selectivity among émigrés. We find evidence that FSU immigrants who emigrated during...
FIGURES
Journal Article
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...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1039–1064.
Published: 29 November 2012
...Fernando Riosmena; Rebeca Wong; Alberto Palloni Abstract In this article, we test for four potential explanations of the Hispanic Health Paradox (HHP): the “salmon bias,” emigration selection, and sociocultural protection originating in either destination or sending country. To reduce biases...
Journal Article
Demography (2024) 61 (1): 189–207.
Published: 01 February 2024
... a union and less likely to dissolve it (selection). This study contributes to this debate by investigating health and mortality by partnership status in England and Wales and analyzing the causes of mortality differences. We use combined data from the British Household Panel Survey and the UK Household...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1315–1339.
Published: 12 April 2013
...Kasey S. Buckles; Joseph Price Abstract Previous research has found a positive relationship between marriage and infant health, but it is unclear whether this relationship is causal or a reflection of positive selection into marriage. We use multiple empirical approaches to address this issue...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Demography (1999) 36 (4): 445–460.
Published: 01 November 1999
...Catherine E. Ross; John Mirowsky Abstract We refine the established association between education and health by distinguishing three aspects of a person s education (quantity, credential, and selectivity) and by examining the mechanisms through which they may correlate with health. Data are from...
Journal Article
Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2245–2267.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Janne Mikkonen; Hanna Remes; Heta Moustgaard; Pekka Martikainen Abstract This article reconsiders the role of social origin in health selection by examining whether parental education moderates the association between early health and educational attainment and whether health problems mediate...
FIGURES
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2023) 60 (1): 255–279.
Published: 01 February 2023
... of health enables us to gain more insights into processes of selection and the scarring of health. Employing nationally representative data for the Netherlands for the 1850–1940 period, we analyze the survival of roughly 36,000 boys and girls using Cox proportional hazard models, and the stature of more...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2018) 55 (2): 587–615.
Published: 08 March 2018
... mothers subject to the reform may be explained by the fact that the reform facilitated the reentry of a negative health selection into the labor market. 23 01 2018 08 03 2018 © Population Association of America 2018 2018 Maternity leave policies Health Administrative data...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1159–1173.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to the baseline survey for current migrants and for Mexican residents, as well as to control for the potential health selectivity of migrants, the results provide a clearer picture of the consequences of immigration for Mexican migrant health than have previous studies. Our findings demonstrate that current...
Journal Article
Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2053–2073.
Published: 01 August 2013
... for more than 25 years. This result may arise from a combination of processes operating over time, including health selection effects from variations in New Zealand’s immigration policy, the location of Pacific migrants within the social, political, and cultural environment of the host community...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Demography (1999) 36 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 May 1999
... into a seven-year difference in life expectancy at age 20 between those who never attend and those who attend more than once a week. Health selectivity is responsible for a portion of the religious attendance effect: People who do not attend church or religious services are also more likely to be unhealthy...
Image
Published: 01 December 2022
Fig. 1 Overall cohort survival and health-adjusted cohort survival for two selected birth cohorts in the United States, cohorts 1931 and 1939 observed until 2019. Source: Authors' calculations based on data from the Gateway to Global Aging Data (2022) and Human Mortality Database (2022). More
Image
Published: 30 April 2011
Fig. 3 Simulation of individual and combined hypotheses of negative acculturation and poor healthselective return migration More
Journal Article
Demography (2011) 48 (2): 425–436.
Published: 30 April 2011
...Fig. 3 Simulation of individual and combined hypotheses of negative acculturation and poor healthselective return migration ...
FIGURES
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1631–1648.
Published: 01 December 2023
... to be more educated than those remaining in their home countries ( Feliciano 2005 ). Earlier research also found better health among U.S. immigrants relative to nonmigrants residing in countries of origin, consistent with positive health selectivity of migration ( Bostean 2013 ; Crimmins et al. 2005...
FIGURES
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1649–1664.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Shiro Furuya; Jihua Liu; Zhongxuan Sun; Qiongshi Lu; Jason M. Fletcher Abstract This research note reinvestigates Abdellaoui et al.’s (2019) findings that genetically selective migration may lead to persistent and accumulating socioeconomic and health inequalities between types (coal mining or non...
FIGURES | View All (5)
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Article
Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1853–1868.
Published: 18 September 2015
... extensive interest by demographers in health-related selection, this has been a neglected area of study in the literature on U.S.-Mexico migration, and the few results to date have been contradictory and inconclusive. Using five self-reported health variables collected while migrants resided in the United...