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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 285–309.
Published: 19 January 2017
...: w D b = 100 × 1 2 ∑ w i W − b i B . In the preceding equation, i indexes tracts up to the total number in the CBSA, where b i is the tract population count of blacks and w i is the tract population count of whites; B and W are the total CBSA...
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Demography (1978) 15 (1): 57–73.
Published: 01 February 1978
...). It indicates the percentage change that would be required in the distribution of the husbands' prefer- ences to make it identical to that of the wives. The lower the index number, the greater the agreement. As this statistic concerns the entire distribution, it does not point up the differences between hus...
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 1981
...James M. Sakoda Abstract The index of dissimilarity can be interpreted as the ratio of the number that must be moved from cells of excess to cells of deficit to achieve even distribution. This interpretation is used to generalize the index in two directions. First, the index is made applicable...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 354–361.
Published: 01 March 1968
... of 21 nations was chosen, primarily in terms of the quality of their life tables and age data. The formula that yielded the highest correlation ( r = -0.861) was obtained for life expectation at one year and a mortality index based on the following categories (numbers refer to years of age in the female...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 505–508.
Published: 01 November 1998
... only if the associated measures of segregation have desirable prop- erties. PROPERTIES OF THE I,. INDEX GC (1998) make a number of assertions about the properties of the I p index that they fail to substantiate. They claim that the KM decomposition does not yield a conventional mar- gin-free measure...
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Demography (1971) 8 (3): 353–367.
Published: 01 August 1971
... is still prevalent but may reflect different patterns of child-spacing rather than completed fertility. Labor force participation among these women is found to be negatively related to the number of children ever born. To determine the degree of involvement in this type of non-familial role, the work index...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 876–893.
Published: 01 June 1967
... of some other year as a basis for standardization raises the usual index-number problem. To obtain some idea of the extent to which estimates of labor potential may be affected by this choice, an alternative standardization has been carried out, using specific participa- tion rates associated...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 296–315.
Published: 01 March 1964
... explorados por los demógrafos. Specific Rate Index Number Population Research Crude Death Rate Standard Population References 1 Woolsey Theodore D. ( 1943 ). Adjusted Death Rates and Other Indices of Mortality . In Forrest E. Linder , & Robert D. Grove (Eds...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 125–144.
Published: 01 February 2010
... for age z score at 24 months was positively related to body mass index (BMI kg/m 2 ) and height (cm) in adolescence and to schooling attainment. BMI was negatively associated (−0.23 ± 0.09 years per kg/m 2 ; p < . 05) and schooling was positively associated (0.38 ± 0.06 years per grade; p < .001...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 235–257.
Published: 01 May 1984
..., and a simple index derived from it gives plausible results and robust inferences about differentials and time trend. This approach can be applied to existing data, yields comprehensive and current social indicators, and can be used with a minimum number of assumptions. Trends for the U.S. labor force over...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 425–433.
Published: 01 November 1969
.... The variation in mortality according to birth weight (or gestation) is greater than for subclasses of color, sex, maternal age, or birth order. Infant mortality in the United States is significantly higher than in a number of other countries e.g., Sweden, Netherlands, Norway. The difference is thought, by some...
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Demography (1976) 13 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1976
...Chal Bin Park Abstract A new fertility measurement, probability that a woman of specified parity and age will bear a given number of births in her remaining lifetime, is proposed in this article. The measurement is a summary index of a set of age-parity-specific birth probabilities...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 675–697.
Published: 14 April 2016
...Changhyo Yi Abstract Rapid demographic changes have occurred in Korea, with the number of one-person households almost doubling between 2000 and 2010 in the Seoul metropolitan region. Developed countries experienced these changes previously through the so-called second demographic transition...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 2021–2049.
Published: 02 November 2015
... between these measures of reproductive history and later-life health is examined using the Utah Population Database (a rich source of longitudinal data), and Medicare claims data from 1992–2009. Later-life health is measured using annual Charlson comorbidity index scores, a construct that summarizes most...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1127–1154.
Published: 30 May 2012
...Thomas P. Vartanian; Linda Houser Abstract The disproportionate number of individuals who are obese or overweight in the low-income U.S. population has raised interest in the influence of neighborhood conditions and public assistance programs on weight and health. Generally, neighborhood effects...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1615–1640.
Published: 17 September 2013
...Alyson A. van Raalte; Hal Caswell Abstract A number of indices exist to calculate lifespan variation, each with different underlying properties. Here, we present new formulae for the response of seven of these indices to changes in the underlying mortality schedule (life disparity, Gini coefficient...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1575–1602.
Published: 01 August 2021
... complexity index incorporates not only the number of life course transitions but also the degree of unpredictability across individual trajectories. Second, we estimate the heritability of sequence complexity using GREML models. Most heritability estimates for family demographic behavior have used ACE...
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Published: 01 October 2023
Fig. 6 Complexity across birth cohorts, by gender and sexuality. Complexity index is the number of transitions between states over the life course. Source: Understanding Society (2009–2019). More
Published: 01 June 2022
in consideration. Each index has been standardized to average mean 0 and standard deviation 1. We compute the average of each occupation index by subgroup. Negative numbers indicate lack of that characteristic in the jobs of that group. More
Published: 02 December 2011
Fig. 8 Rank correlation between asset index using all indicators and household expenditures per adjusted household size, with various scaling factors used for adjustment and adult equivalence values. Adult equivalence is parameter α and scaling factor is parameter θ in the following adjustment More