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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 605–625.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of informal care, coordination between formal and informal care, and the ability to advocate and communicate in formal medical settings. These findings illustrate women’s centrality in the household production of health and identify important points of intervention in optimizing men’s adjustment to widowhood...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 287–297.
Published: 01 August 1999
.... Using a sample of lone elderly parents and their adult children, we analyze the direct and indirect effects of marital disruption on four important dimensions of intergenerational transfers: coresidence, financial assistance, adult children’s provision of informal care, and parental purchase of paid...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1251–1270.
Published: 06 June 2014
... the Health and Retirement Study, we analyze whether time-allocation decisions reflect a conflict between time devoted to informal care and time devoted to self-health promotion through physical activity. The empirical model is a system of four correlated equations, wherein the dependent variables are hours...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 February 1995
... should account for potential increases in caregiving demand due to the aging of the U.S. population. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1995 1995 Labor Supply Labor Force Participation Informal Care Informal Caregiving Female Labor Supply References Auster R...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2079–2107.
Published: 01 December 2022
... affect groups by nativity, race/ethnicity, and legal status. Linking data from the National Agricultural Workers Survey (2005–2012) with information on state immigration policies, we use an intersectional approach to examine the links between policy contexts and health care utilization by nativity, race...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 February 1998
...David M. Blau; PhiliP K. Robins Abstract The causes of turnover in child-care arrangements and maternal employment are analyzed using panel data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, supplemented with state-level information on child-care markets. The results indicate that turnover...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1829–1854.
Published: 21 September 2018
... understanding of observed behaviors—in particular, decisions relative to retirement, pension plan choice, demand for long-term care insurance, prevention behavior, or risky lifestyles. Another argument in favor of eliciting subjective life expectancies is that life tables provide limited information...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 499–524.
Published: 17 March 2012
... System). We use this information within a structural, difference-in-differences framework to study the effect of casino gaming on tribal members’ income, health status, access to health care, and health-related behaviors. Our difference-in-differences framework relies on before-after comparisons among...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 525–536.
Published: 01 November 2001
... and the changes in the prevalence of specific health limitations re- lated to different birth cohorts and time periods. Estimation of health expectancies is relevant for policy. Information on health expectancies and on the type of care services required for a specific disorder can be useful to health authorities...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 August 1982
.... Demographic factors do not account for the effects of variations in parental ability or willingness to provide adequate infant care. The final model estimated incorporated both these social dimensions of child care. Parental ability, measured by father’s social class, mother’s health information, and local...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 May 2007
... are less likely to work as migrants when a parent is ill. Poor health of an elderly parent has less impact on the probability of employment as a migrant when an adult child has siblings who may be available to provide care. We also highlight the potential importance of including information on nonresident...
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Demography 11383976.
Published: 24 May 2024
... with the declini­ng fam­ily size in the United States. The smaller numb­ er of child­ ren in the househ­ old obvio­ usly results in fewer potent­ial care­ give­ rs for adults requiri­ng care. Notably, the divis­ ion of labor in eldercare is informed by the gend­ er of the careg­ iver, the gend­ er of any sibl­ings...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 497–518.
Published: 01 August 2007
... analyses due to a lack of information on childhood illness, the oldest-olds’ recollection errors, and other data problems, we conclude, based on this and other studies, that policies that enhance childhood health care and children’s socioeconomic wellbeing can have large and long-lasting benefits up...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 513–523.
Published: 01 November 1997
...John S. Akin; Jeffrey J. Rous Abstract We use surveys of households and health-care facilities conducted in the same area at the same time to determine which characteristics of providers attract users of contraceptives. By using the full-information maximum-likelihood technique to jointly estimate...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 411–420.
Published: 01 August 1997
... proportion of mothers, however, visit clinics and hospitals for antenatal care and to vaccinate their newborn. We used data from the Matlab surveillance system to test the accuracy of mortality estimates derived using the PBT with data obtained from mothers at antenatal visits and at the vaccination...
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Demography (1970) 7 (3): 301–315.
Published: 01 August 1970
... of information with respect to pre- and post-natal care. In the postwar period British Guiana’s famous D.D.T. experiment was the most important reason death rates continued to fall. 26 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1970 1970 Tuberculosis Malaria Kidney Disease Infant Mortality...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 545–547.
Published: 01 June 1966
... information in regard to hospitalization and other medical-care costs for persons aged 65 and over (with adequate subdivisions by age and sex) but also reliable data in regard to the true size of the population aged 65 and over will be produced. The reason for this latter result is that virtually all pereons...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 361–386.
Published: 22 January 2018
... recently created universal health care plans (Lagomarsino et al. 2012 ; Somkotra and Lagrada 2008 ), largely targeting uncovered populations related to the informal sector. Mexico has followed a familiar pattern in demographic transitions, with a long period of high mortality and high fertility...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1247–1272.
Published: 08 July 2019
... in parentheses. a ITT = intent-to-treat. b TOT = treatment-on-treated. * p < .05 We also found that both married and unmarried mothers who had access to affordable ECC were more likely to make decisions about their children’s health care. It is possible that mothers may be receiving information...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1011–1025.
Published: 24 May 2016
...Karen Smith Conway; Jonathan C. Rork Abstract Interstate elderly migration has strong implications for state tax policies and health care systems, yet little is known about how it has changed in the twenty-first century. Its relative rarity requires a large data set with which to construct reliable...
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