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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 519–537.
Published: 01 August 2007
... models without such municipality fixed effects are markedly different, but these also shed doubt on the notion that a high proportion of unmarried persons generally increases individual mortality. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2007 2007 Social Capital Social Cohesion...
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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 439–454.
Published: 01 August 1979
..., and individual life tables. The results imply that standard methods overestimate current life expectancy and potential gains in life expectancy from health and safety interventions, while underestimating rates of individual aging, past progress in reducing mortality, and mortality differentials between pairs...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 747–777.
Published: 25 March 2020
... of individual dimensions of multidimensional heterogeneity creates previously unrecognized challenges for empirically testing selection models of disparities, such as models of mortality crossovers. In short, I analyze whether the insights developed in unidimensional mortality selection theory can be extended...
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Published: 19 March 2020
Fig. 1 Individual pathways between incarceration and mortality More
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 507–530.
Published: 21 April 2011
...Gerard J. van den Berg; Gabriele Doblhammer-Reiter; Kaare Christensen Abstract We connect the recent medical and economic literatures on the long-run effects of early-life conditions by analyzing the effects of economic conditions on the individual cardiovascular (CV) mortality rate later in life...
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Published: 01 February 2024
Fig. 1 Spatial distribution of the mortality rate of elderly individuals and flooding depth More
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 389–410.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Kenneth G. Manton; Eric Stallard; James W. Vaupel Abstract Methods are presented which produce Maximum Likelihood Estimates (MLE) of the degree of heterogeneity in individual mortality risks under a variety of assumptions about the age trajectory of those mortality risks. With these estimates...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 181–206.
Published: 14 September 2012
...Adriaan S. Kalwij; Rob J. M. Alessie; Marike G. Knoef Abstract This article quantifies the association between individual income and remaining life expectancy at the statutory retirement age (65) in the Netherlands. For this purpose, we estimate a mortality risk model using a large administrative...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 189–207.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Hill Kulu; Júlia Mikolai; Sebastian Franke Abstract Married individuals have better health and lower mortality than nonmarried people. Studies show that when cohabitants are distinguished from other nonmarried groups, health differences between partnered and nonpartnered individuals become even...
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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2041–2063.
Published: 01 December 2021
... relation between income inequality and mortality, we find that recent exposure to higher local inequality predicts higher relative risk of mortality among individuals at ages 45 or older. Copyright © 2021 The Authors 2021 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 25–47.
Published: 29 November 2018
... West Germany could have had general equilibrium effects that may also affect the mortality rates of our control group. Studying the elderly population at risk from age 68 onward, we find that displaced individuals exhibit a considerably and significantly higher mortality risk than comparable...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 647–669.
Published: 01 November 2009
... : United Nations . van den Berg G. , Lindeboom M. , & Portrait F. ( 2006 ). Economic Conditions Early in Life and Individual Mortality . American Economic Review , 96 , 290 – 302 . 10.1257/000282806776157740 Waaler H.T. ( 1984 ). Height, Weight and Mortality...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 577–598.
Published: 19 March 2020
...Fig. 1 Individual pathways between incarceration and mortality ...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 81–93.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Ken R. Smith; Cathleen D. Zick Abstract Past research has found that married individuals have substantially lower risks of mortality than their single counterparts. This paper examines how household characteristics affect spouses’ risks of mortality. A paired hazard rate model is estimated...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 249–263.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Bryan L. Boulier; Vicente B. Paqueo Abstract This article develops a model of mortality that shows how biological, demographic, and environmental factors interact to affect an individual’s probability of dying. To illustrate the usefulness of the model, we derive from it (as special cases...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 295–318.
Published: 18 December 2017
... uses a sample of Finnish siblings born between 1936 and 1950 obtained from Finnish census data. Individuals are followed from ages 35 to 72. To explain familial influence on mortality, we use demographic background factors, the socioeconomic position of the parents, and the individuals’ own...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 209–230.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Fig. 1 Spatial distribution of the mortality rate of elderly individuals and flooding depth ...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 605–625.
Published: 01 August 2009
... using a unique data set of 475,313 elderly couples who were followed up for up to nine years. We address whether the transition to widowhood affects the quality of care that individuals receive and explore the extent to which these changes mediate the elevated mortality hazard for the widowed. We...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 February 2010
... excess mortality risks among obese and overweight individuals aged 60 and older in Mexico than in the United States. Yet, when analyzing excess mortality among different socioeconomic strata, we observe greater gaps by education in the United States than in Mexico. We also find that although...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 February 2008
... that individuals are uniquely qualified to predict their own mortality based on their own genetic background, as well as environmental and behavioral risk factors that are often known only to the individual. Given this private information, individuals form expectations about survival probabilities that may provide...