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Demography (1970) 7 (3): 317–324.
Published: 01 August 1970
... of relatives where the index can be written as 318 DEMOGRAPHY, volume 7, number 3, August 1970 onstration of the fact that in practice in the age-specific schedules of mortal- they give disproportionately heavy ity rates. An example of this is direct weight to the higher ages. He empha- standardization...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 497–514.
Published: 01 June 1967
..., there will be substantial differences in age structure. Although the proportion of world population of dependent age is expected to go down, up to 1980its level will be higher than in 1960, owingto an upward tendency in developing regions, where the “heavy youth dependency” is so extraordinarily high that even in 1980...
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Demography (1970) 7 (4): 417–432.
Published: 01 November 1970
... is completely determined by the sequence of fertility and mortality rates in preceding years, regardless of the initial age distribution to which these rates are applied. Of a11 possible changes in fertility rates, one that is certain to lead to a middle-heavy age distribution is a. systematic decline 423...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 174–184.
Published: 01 March 1968
... and localism increased. The general pattern of Greek, Arab, and German dominance was to persist for centuries. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 Settle Land Plague Sixth Century Seventh Century Heavy Mortality References 1 E. Stein, Histoire du Bas-Empire...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1105–1125.
Published: 19 May 2011
... heavy and moderate drinkers. Pearl wrote that “moderate drinking of alcohol beverage did not shorten life. On the contrary moderate steady drinkers exhibited somewhat lower rates of mortality, and greater expectation of life than did abstainers” (1926:226). This pattern—moderate drinkers having lower...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 489–498.
Published: 01 November 2000
... standard deviation over the mean (odds ratio = 2.137). Finally, the effect associated with heavy weight (H) reflects the increase in the odds of infant mortality among very heavy full-term newborns: The shift from one standard deviation over the mean (H = 0) to two standard deviations over the mean (H = 1...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 109–129.
Published: 01 February 2005
... to answer, since they ask about specific activities, such as walking a certain distance, climbing stairs, or carrying a heavy load, that are well defined and capture important dimensions of functional health. Moreover, ADLs have been shown to be predictive of later mortality (Reuben, Siu, and Kimapu 1992...
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Demography (1996) 33 (4): 469–481.
Published: 01 November 1996
... of outcomes, including an outcome ("heavy preemies") that has rarely, if ever, been analyzed in a nationally-representative data set. (2) It investigates how infant mortality risk varies across the expanded set of outcomes. (3) It provides com- parisons that are race/ethnicity-specific as well as sex-spe...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 February 2009
... disease mortality. The RBM scale has removed a serious obstacle to obesity research and lifelong analyses of health in the WLS. We suggest that other longitudinal studies may also be able to obtain photos of participants at younger ages and thus gain a prospectively useful substitute for direct measures...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 May 1999
... to health, other groups encourage moderation in such be- havior and frown upon extreme risk taking. Behavioral fac- tors like cigarette smoking, heavy use of alcohol, and obe- sity? are associated with adult mortality, particularly for cer- tain causes of death. For example, cigarette smoking is a well...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 November 1998
... measures are able to distinguish infants at greater risk ofsubsequent mortality and/or morbidity is evidence ofa measure's utility. Thus, for example, one important finding from our research was that "heavy preemies" (short-gestation infants who are often categorized as normal because they weigh ~ 2,500...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1855–1885.
Published: 19 September 2018
... to smoking will be strengthened if mortality risk during follow-up is elevated among heavy compared with light smokers and among those who quit recently compared with long ago. Third, we decompose the mortality disadvantage among smokers by cause of death and express the percentage of the disadvantage...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 661–678.
Published: 01 November 1989
... respondents falling into Profile I have little reported morbidity or functional disability, nor do they have high-risk health practices such as smoking or heavy drinking. The mortality advantage of blacks, especially blacks aged 65-74, in public elderly housing and of whites in the remainder of the community...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S211–S231.
Published: 01 March 2010
... is suf¿ cient to account for most of the relationship of income or wealth to mortality. In contrast, the sharp between-country differences among those 70 80 years old remains a reduction but not an elimination of both types of ¿ nancial gradients in the United States and a signi¿ cant 10. Heavy drinking...
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Demography (1974) 11 (1): 119–130.
Published: 01 February 1974
... changes in death rates typically occur at ages 5-15 when mortality declines, the proportion of the population at these ages will al- most always rise. The reason is that the average change in age-specific death rates since age zero is still relatively high at these ages because of the heavy influence...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 1–14.
Published: 31 December 2014
...Joseph T. Lariscy; Robert A. Hummer; Mark D. Hayward Abstract Hispanics make up a rapidly growing proportion of the U.S. older adult population, so a firm grasp of their mortality patterns is paramount for identifying racial/ethnic differences in life chances in the population as a whole...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (2006) 43 (1): 141–164.
Published: 01 February 2006
... .04 (.10) (.10) Underweight (vs. normal/overweight) .50 .50 (.15) (.15) Smoking in pack years .32 .32 (.10) (.10) Heavy drinking (vs. two or fewer .16 .16 drinks per day) (.13) (.13) (continued) Religious Attendance and Mortality 157 signi cance after we account for lifestyle and attendance; for men...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 425–447.
Published: 16 March 2012
.... 1997 ). At the same time, other Soviet republics also experienced “mortality crises” to varying degrees (Shkolnikov et al. 1998 ). Lifestyle factors, particularly heavy alcohol consumption (“binging”), have been implicated as proximate causes of the mortality rise (Britton and McKee 2000 ; Leon et al...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 499–524.
Published: 17 March 2012
... Indians 25 years of age and older did not complete high school (a rate that is more than double that of non-Hispanic whites), and they have a poverty rate that is double the national poverty rate (U.S. Census Bureau 2007 ). They also face a health and mortality disadvantage at every life stage...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1689–1698.
Published: 01 December 2023
... fluctuate when calculated from the diagonals of age–period rates because of timing and cohort-size bias, (2) estimate the magnitude of these biases, and (3) illustrate how prediction intervals for cohort indicators of mortality may become implausible when drawn from Lee–Carter methods and age–period grids...
Includes: Supplementary data