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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 43–58.
Published: 01 February 2001
... and Development Review , 19 , 467 – 96 . 10.2307/2938463 Reynar, A.R. 2000. “Fertility Decision Making by Couples Amongst the Luo of Kenya.” PhD dissertation, Graduate Group in Demography, University of Pennsylvania. Rutenberg , N. , & Watkins , S.C. ( 1997 ). The Buzz Outside...
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 247–268.
Published: 01 May 2003
... 6,000 unmarried adolescents in two districts of Kenya—Nyeri and Kisumu—indicates substantial and significant differences in reported rates of premarital sex across interview modes, although not always in the expected direction. Our assumption that girls underreport sexual activity in face-to-face...
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Demography (2002) 39 (4): 713–738.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Jere R. Behrman; Hans-Peter Kohler; Susan Cotts Watkins Abstract The impacts of social networks on changes in contraception in rural Kenya are investigated using special data from a longitudinal household survey. An analytic model, informed by detailed knowledge of the setting, yielded estimates...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Wamucii Njogu Abstract This study uses the 1977-1978 Kenya Fertility Survey and the 1989 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey to examine trends and determinants of contraceptive use in Kenya. A substantial increase in contraceptive use occurred in Kenya over the decade. Yet although the increase...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 632–641.
Published: 01 June 1968
...Donald F. Heisel 15 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 Family Planning Family Size Additional Child Living Child Crude Birth Rate References 1 Kenya Population Census , 1962, Vol. III. (Statistics Division, Ministry of Economic Planning...
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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 229–242.
Published: 01 May 1998
... on reproductive behavior. I employ 1989 and 1993 Kenya Demographic and Health Surveys to examine the relative roles of the reproductive preferences of males and females on contraceptive use. Additive and interactive measures of preferences document a significant effect of men’s preferences, which may eclipse...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 423–444.
Published: 25 March 2020
... that resulted from the introduction of multiparty democracy in Kenya as an exogenous source of shock, using a difference-in-differences method and a mother fixed-effects model. We find that prenatal exposure to the violence increased the probabilities of low birth weight and a child being of very small size...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 725–750.
Published: 10 October 2012
... of this family instability on young people’s well-being. The current study employs unique life history calendar data from Western Kenya to investigate the relationship between instability in caregiving and early initiation of sexual activity. It draws on a body of work on parental union instability in the United...
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Published: 01 August 2021
Fig. 2 Teenage birth rates by year of birth. Data are from the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey. More
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Published: 01 August 2021
Fig. 4 Teenage birth rates by household wealth index. Data are from the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey. More
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Malena Monteverde; Kenya Noronha; Alberto Palloni; Beatriz Novak Abstract Increasing levels of obesity could compromise future gains in life expectancy in low-and high-income countries. Although excess mortality associated with obesity and, more generally, higher levels of body mass index (BMI...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1401–1421.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Fig. 2 Teenage birth rates by year of birth. Data are from the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey. ...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 467–479.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Population and Health Research Cen- ter, General Accident Insurance House, PO Box 10787-00100, G.P.O. Nairobi, Kenya; E-mail: ezulu@aphrc.org. The research was made possible through Grants RF 99008#33 and RF 99009#199 from the Rockefeller Foun- dation. The author is grateful to Jane Menken (University...
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Demography (1994) 31 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 May 1994
... in Development Studies, Princeton University. Freedman R. , & Blanc A. ( 1991 ). Fertility Transition: An Update Proceedings of the Demographic and Health Surveys World Conference (pp. 5 – 24 ). Columbia, MD : IRDlMacro . Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, 1989 . ( 1989...
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Demography (1994) 31 (2): 217–227.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Muvandi Centre for African Family Studies Box 60054 Nairobi, Kenya Part, but not all, of the observed decline in the number of children ever born reported in the 1984 CPS and the 1988 DHS in Botswana and Zimbabwe can be attributed to differences in sample composition: women in the 1988 survey appear...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 509–521.
Published: 01 November 1978
..., University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya Abstract-This paper presents, tests, applies, and compares methods that utilize age data collected at consecutive censuses to examine and adjust for age and coverage errors. The Demeny-Shorter method, for example, was devised for this purpose, and its flexibility...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1247–1272.
Published: 08 July 2019
.... This randomized control trial study in an informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya, demonstrates that limited access to affordable early childcare inhibits poor urban women’s participation in paid work. Women who were offered vouchers for subsidized early childcare were, on average, 8.5 percentage points more likely...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 651–665.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the advantage that they (1) cover a much wider segment of the population, particularly in the rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa, because *Francis Obare, Population Council, Ralph Bunche Road, P.O. Box 17643, Nairobi 00500, Kenya; e-mail: fonyango@popcouncil.org. The data for this article were collected through...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 531–558.
Published: 18 May 2011
... urbanized but with fast annual urban growth rates of more than 4%; Benin, Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Togo have moderate urbanization of between 20% and 40% and an annual urban growth rate of about 4%; and Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal have between 41...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1151–1176.
Published: 06 July 2011
... through a field experiment conducted among 1,275 youth in Kisumu, Kenya. The results suggest that the RHC reduces social desirability bias and improves reporting on multiple measures, including higher rates of abstinence among males and multiple recent sexual partnerships among females. The RHC fosters...
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