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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 March 1968
..., and, using present family size as an index of male fertility, fertility differences within and among race-religion-class groups are examined. When present family size means are compared among race-religion-class groups, dichotomized either on a knowledge variable or use variable, no specific patterns...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 101–124.
Published: 28 December 2011
... for nonmarital births. Our results suggest that the quality of male fertility data is strongly linked to survey design and that it has implications for models of early male fertility. 19 10 2011 28 12 2011 © Population Association of America 2011 2011 Our population counts by marital status...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1399–1420.
Published: 24 January 2013
... examines the association between educational level and completed fertility in a sample of Finnish male and female twins born between 1950 and 1957 with register-based fertility follow-up until 2009. The results show that poorly educated men and highly educated women are least likely to have any children...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 846–849.
Published: 01 June 1967
... . 11 Yaukey , David , Roberts , Beryl J. , & Griffith , William ( 1965 ). Husbands’ vs. Wives’ Responses to a Fertility Survey . Population Studies , XIX ( 1 ), 29 – 43 10.2307/2173163 . A NOTE ON THE ACCURACY OF MALE RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS ON FERTILITY ALVAN O. ZARATE...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 23–44.
Published: 28 December 2016
...). An additional sibling has a positive effect on male fertility, mainly causing them to have three children themselves, but has a negative effect on female fertility at the same margin. Investigation into mediators reveals that mothers of girls shift relatively less time from market to family work when...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1135–1153.
Published: 14 November 2012
...Trude Lappegård; Marit Rønsen Abstract This article analyzes male fertility, with a particular focus on multipartner fertility, for cohorts born 1955 to 1984 in Norway. We find that socioeconomically disadvantaged men have the lowest chance of becoming fathers and the lowest likelihood of fathering...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 573–586.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Amy A. Ratcliffe; Allan G. Hill; David P. Harrington; Gijs Walraven Abstract We conducted a survey of male and female fertility in rural villages in The Gambia and compared men and women’s reports of recent pregnancy events in the aggregate and of children ever born for matched couples. Despite...
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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 229–242.
Published: 01 May 1998
.... , & Panayotova , E. ( 1997 ). Do Male Reproductive Preferences Really Point to a Need to Refocus Fertility Policy . Population Research and Policy Review , 16 , 447 – 55 . 10.1023/A:1005762323535 Dodoo , F.N.-A. , & Seal , A. ( 1994 ). Explaining Spousal Differences in Reproductive...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 533–542.
Published: 01 November 1995
... D.J. , & Adebayo A. ( 1987 ). Male Fertility Attitudes: A Neglected Dimension in Nigerian Fertility Research . Social Biology , 34 , 57 – 67 . Balépa M. , Fotso M. , & Barrère B. ( 1992 ). Cameroun. Enquête Démographique et de Santé, Cameroun, 1991 . Yaoundé...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 543–565.
Published: 01 November 1973
...Prithwis Das Gupta Abstract Since it is logically impossible to hold constant both male and female age-specific fertility rates, the intrinsic growth rates or the net reproduction rates for males and females, based on that assumption, are internally inconsistent. The interactive two-sex model...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 541–566.
Published: 01 March 2016
... are born earlier than their male siblings, and son-biased fertility behavior is persistent in response to decline in fertility over time and across households with parents from different backgrounds. Parents use contraceptive methods to halt fertility following a male birth. The sibling sex composition...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 135–144.
Published: 01 February 1999
.... Because the core PSID sample does not incorporate post-1968 immigration, we omit Hispanic and other-race persons from our racial/ethnic breakdowns. They are, however, included in our totals for all races combined. 3. Although the PSID collected fertility histories through interviews of male and female...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 61–88.
Published: 01 February 2022
... limited evidence of male-biased sex ratios. Because of the rapid lengthening of birth intervals, period fertility rates substantially overestimated how fast cohort fertility fell. Moreover, predicted cohort fertility is still 10%–20% above the period fertility rate. If the lengthening of birth intervals...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1421–1447.
Published: 11 April 2013
... patterns of overall male nonmarital fertility is important for several reasons. First, with recent changes in family demography (including the disconnection between marriage and childbearing, high rates of union instability, and a growing prevalence of childbearing by more than one partner), men’s family...
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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 1998
... and Instability in Children’s Lives: Longitudinal Evidence From Great Britain.” Research Paper 97–1, Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Coleman , D. Male Fertility Trends in Industrial Countries: Theories in Search of Some Evidence 1995 Liege, Belgium IUSSP...
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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 213–227.
Published: 01 May 1991
... . Malawi Demographic Survey, 1982 . ( 1987 ). Zomba : The Government Printer . Paget , W.J. , & Timreus , I.M. ( 1990 ). A Relational Model of Male Fertility: Development and Application to Time Location Procedures . London : London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 271–294.
Published: 30 January 2018
... a larger share of infant mortality among mothers with lower fertility desires and a larger share of female than male infant mortality for children of women who desire 1–3 children. Undesired gender composition is more important for infant mortality than undesired childbearing and may also lead couples...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 541–548.
Published: 01 November 1978
...S. Mitra Abstract It is well known that the intrinsic rates of growth derived separately for the males and females in a population, when one assumes the continuation of their respective mortality and fertility experiences, usually turn out to be different. Noting that the phenomenon of human...
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Demography (1983) 20 (2): 147–161.
Published: 01 May 1983
...Barbara Devaney Abstract This study is based on time series data from 1947–1977 on fertility and female labor force participation, and examines (a) the effects of male relative income and female earnings on the level and timing of fertility and female labor force participation, and (b) the relative...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 247–264.
Published: 01 May 1992
... of nonemployed males. Only a small proportion of the racial difference in nonmarital fertility appears attributable to differences in the marriage markets of black and of white women. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1992 1992 Marriage Market Unmarried Woman Marriage Rate...