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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Mika Ueyama; Futoshi Yamauchi Abstract This article examines the effect of AIDS-related mortality of the prime-age adult population on marriage behavior among women in Malawi. A rise in prime-age adult mortality increases risks associated with the search for a marriage partner in the marriage...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 467–479.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu Abstract Using quantitative and qualitative data from three culturally heterogeneous ethnic groups in Malawi, I show that differences in postpartum sexual abstinence are closely associated with community-specific rationales for the practice, particularly differences...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 979–1007.
Published: 27 April 2018
... several features of the context in which migration occurs in SSA—very high levels of HIV, in particular—differ from contextual features in regions that have been studied more thoroughly. To address this important gap, we use longitudinal panel data from Malawi to examine whether migrants differ from...
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Published: 27 July 2017
Fig. 1 Gains in person years lived by age group 2010–2060 (Malawi) and survival probability from age 35 to 65 1970–2020 (Malawi). Panel a is based on Arriaga ( 1984 ) decomposition of changes in life expectancy at age 25 ( e 25 ) during 2010–2060. Gains in e 25 during 2010–2060 More
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1743–1770.
Published: 07 November 2016
... to schooling. Although many sub-Saharan African countries have high divorce rates, very few studies have explored the impact of parental divorce on children’s schooling. The present study uses three waves of data from the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health (MLSFH) to investigate the effect...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 259–280.
Published: 13 January 2015
... previous studies on this topic because the randomized incentives affecting the propensity to be tested for HIV permit control for selective testing. Instrumental variable probit and linear models are estimated, using a randomized experiment administered as part of the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 205–228.
Published: 10 September 2013
...Monica J. Grant; Sara Yeatman Abstract Despite the frequency of divorce and remarriage across much of sub-Saharan Africa, little is known about what these events mean for the living arrangements of children. We use longitudinal data from rural Malawi to examine the effects of family transitions...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 651–665.
Published: 01 August 2010
... longitudinal HIV data collected from rural Malawi in 2004 and 2006 to examine nonresponse in repeat population-based testing. It shows that nonresponse in repeat testing led to significant bias in the estimates of HIV prevalence and to inconsistent conclusions about the predictors of HIV status. In contrast...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1011–1036.
Published: 29 June 2012
..., J., Kautzman, M., Zulu, I., Trask, S., Fideli, U., . . . Haworth, A. (2003). Sexual behavior of HIV discordant couples after HIV counseling and testing. AIDS, 17, 733–740. Anglewicz P. , Adams J. , Obare-Onyango F. , Kohler H-P , & Watkins S. ( 2009 ). The Malawi...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 239–265.
Published: 23 November 2011
... with a relatively higher HIV prevalence. Although migration may be a risk factor for HIV infection, I instead focus on the possibility that the HIV positive are more likely to migrate. Using a longitudinal data set of permanent rural residents and migrants from Malawi, I find that migrants originating from rural...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 787–809.
Published: 08 May 2015
... the endogeneity of schooling. I use the implementation of Universal Primary Education (UPE) policies in Malawi, Uganda, and Ethiopia in the mid-1990s to conduct a fuzzy regression discontinuity analysis of the effect of schooling on women’s desired fertility. Findings indicate that increased schooling reduced...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 277–285.
Published: 08 January 2014
...Barbara S. Mensch; Erica Soler-Hampejsek; Christine A. Kelly; Paul C. Hewett; Monica J. Grant Abstract Using data from two rounds of the Malawi Schooling and Adolescent Survey, this research note examines consistency of retrospective reporting on the timing and sequencing of sexual initiation...
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Published: 08 May 2015
Fig. 1 Graphical representation of discontinuity for Malawi, Uganda, and Ethiopia. Source: Demographic Health Survey More
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Published: 26 April 2013
Fig. 1 Ideal family size by five-year cohorts, Malawi Demographic and Health Surveys, 1992, 2000, 2004, and 2010 More
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Published: 01 August 2021
Fig. 5 Internal consistency checks using sibling reports from the 2000 Malawi DHS sibling histories. Each point shows the difference between two independent estimates for the same quantity. If these independent estimates agreed perfectly, they would all lie on the horizontal y  = 0 line. Most More
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1765–1790.
Published: 07 October 2019
... relationship between maternal education and under-5 mortality. To identify such a causal effect, we exploited exogenous variation in maternal education induced by schooling reforms introducing universal primary education in the second half of the 1990s in Malawi and Uganda. Using a two-stage residual inclusion...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1899–1929.
Published: 09 September 2019
... of adolescent childbearing on literacy and numeracy. We hypothesize that becoming a mother soon after leaving school may cause the deterioration of skills gained in school. Using longitudinal data from Bangladesh, Malawi, and Zambia, we test our hypothesis by estimating fixed-effects linear regression models...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 411–430.
Published: 01 April 2023
... rates over marriage cohorts. We discuss and demonstrate the application and robustness of ILTUD using World Fertility Survey (WFS) data. We use Malawi 2010 and 2015 DHS data to demonstrate the application of ILTUDext. Two methods stand out for analyzing the timing of life course events...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
... focus in this article on learning and decision-making about AIDS in the context of high uncertainty about the disease and appropriate behavioral responses. We argue that social interactions are important for both. Using longitudinal survey data from rural Kenya and Malawi, we test this hypothesis. We...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1529–1558.
Published: 27 July 2017
...Fig. 1 Gains in person years lived by age group 2010–2060 (Malawi) and survival probability from age 35 to 65 1970–2020 (Malawi). Panel a is based on Arriaga ( 1984 ) decomposition of changes in life expectancy at age 25 ( e 25 ) during 2010–2060. Gains in e 25 during 2010–2060...
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