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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 49–54.
Published: 01 February 1979
... and the conventional reporting procedure. Data for the analysis are based on a sample of birth certificates contained in files of the National Center for Health Statistics for calendar year 1973. Results indicate that despite excessive error within some categories of the control variables, the inferential method...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 371–386.
Published: 01 May 2009
... well, and neither is uniformly superior to the other. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2009 2009 Transition Rate Observation Interval Disabl Ement Event References Allison P.D. ( 1982 ). Discrete-Time Methods for the Analysis of Event Histories . In S...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 881–902.
Published: 21 February 2013
... of the methods to the FFS. 12 12 2012 21 2 2013 © Population Association of America 2013 2013 Sequence analysis Dissimilarity Event history model State change model The life course approach to the study of demographic behavior has been attracting increasing interest...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 627–634.
Published: 01 November 1981
.... This is substantially less than past estimates. 7 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1981 1981 Family Planning Spillover Effect Fertility Decline Family Planning Program Birth Control Method References Berelson Bernard ( 1963 ). Communication, Communication Research...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1995–2019.
Published: 20 October 2015
... are shown by a large variance term, beyond what we could have observed from chance alone. As such, this method builds on the recent analysis of school segregation (Leckie and Goldstein 2015 ; Leckie et al. 2012 ) and indeed on the long-forgotten paper of Kish ( 1954 ), who examined residential...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2343–2347.
Published: 21 October 2014
... . Communications in Statistics—Theory and Methods , 12 , 2663 – 2692 . 10.1080/03610928308828634 Badgett , M. V. L. ( 2004 ). Will providing marriage rights to same-sex couples undermine heterosexual marriage? . Sexuality Research and Social Policy , 1 , 1 – 10 . 10.1525/srsp.2004.1.3.1...
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Demography (1976) 13 (3): 397–409.
Published: 01 August 1976
... in completeness by category). Obviously, this method of computing overall completeness of registration sets an upper limit of 96.6 percent for Indians. However, the completeness of registration in each of the categories of hospital occur- rence and attendant undoubtedly in- creased during the 20-year period 1950...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 105–126.
Published: 01 February 1986
... need formal inferential methods that assume only stationar- ity and mixing. So far I infer that the model (I), which assumes stationarity, probably does not apply to the whole history of Swedish total population sizes since 1780. The model 114 DEMOGRAPHY,volume 23, number 1, February 1986 fA...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 117–137.
Published: 28 January 2016
... Hinde , A. ( 1998 ). Demographic methods . London, UK : Hodder Education . Horiuchi , S. , Wilmoth , J. R. , & Pletcher , S. D. ( 2008 ). A decomposition method based on a model of continuous change . Demography , 45 , 785 – 801 . 10.1353/dem.0.0033 Kirk , D...
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Demography (1990) 27 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 May 1990
... are the product of millions of years of evolution, however, there is a prior theory-known as population genetics-for the distribution and nature of variation within and between populations. This theory is essentially probabilistic and is ideally suited for the inferential methods of statistics and probability...
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Demography (1979) 16 (4): 575–601.
Published: 01 November 1979
... . Quandt R. E. ( 1974 ). A Comparison of Methods for Testing Non-Nested Hypothesis . Review of Economics and Statistics , 56 , 92 – 99 . 10.2307/1927531 Saboia J. L. M. ( 1974 ). Modeling and Forecasting Populations by. Time Series: The Swedish Case . Demography , 11 , 483 – 492...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2000
... are a mainstay of demo- graphic hazard modeling because of their good statistical properties and because likelihood-based methods provide a general conceptual and inferential framework. Imbens and colleagues (Hellerstein and Imbens 1999; Imbens and Lancaster 1994) instead use a generalized method of mo- ments...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 287–297.
Published: 07 September 2013
... advantage of these new opportunities. For example, inferential statistics developed for small sample surveys are inappropriate for analyzing entire populations and billions of records. We need new research strategies, modeling methods, and data mining techniques to capitalize on the scale and scope...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 665–677.
Published: 18 January 2019
... not been increasing in Sweden. In this article, we present a methodology that enables the analysis of lifespan trends over time, defined in our data as the calendar year of birth. A key advantage to this method is that it avoids trends in the maximum ages at death and their associated theoretical...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 175–188.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Quality by Integrating the Ethnographic Method . Sociological Methods and Research , 20 , 187 – 217 . 10.1177/0049124191020002001 Barnard Alan , & Good Anthony ( 1984 ). Research Practices in the Study of Kinship . Orlando : Academic Press . Bongaarts John...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Emmanuela Gakidou; Gary King Abstract The widely used methods for estimating adult mortality rates from sample survey responses about the survival of siblings, parents, spouses, and others depend crucially on an assumption that, as we demonstrate, does not hold in real data. We show that when...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 479–493.
Published: 01 November 1976
... of family size. This study describes one such population. DATA AND METHODS Most of the data in this paper are drawn from the study "The Beginnings of Family Limitation" (CAFN I), which constitutes the first Nigerian segment of the Changing African Project, a cross-na- tional study of changes in family...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of Human Resources , 32 , 481 – 504 . 10.2307/146180 Heckman J.J. , & Hotz V.J. ( 1989 ). Choosing Among Alternative Nonexperimental Methods for Estimating the Impact of Social Programs: The Case of Manpower Training . Journal of the American Statistical Association , 84 ( 408...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 989–1012.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Haddad , J. Hoddinott , & H. Alderman (Eds.), Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Developing Countries: Models, Methods, and Policy (pp. 263 – 74 ). Baltimore, MD : The Johns Hopkins University Press . Fox R. ( 1967 ). Kinship and Marriage . Middlesex, England...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2105–2119.
Published: 11 November 2016
... . Washington, DC : National Academy Press . Wilmoth J. R. , Andreev K. , Jdanov D. , & Glei D. A. ( 2007 ). Methods protocol for the Human Mortality Database (version 5). Retrieved from http://www.mortality.org/Public/Docs/MethodsProtocol.pdf Yashin A. I. , Arbeev K. G...
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