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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 435–450.
Published: 01 August 1986
... II de Vivienda. 4 de Junio 1972 . Lima, Peru. Palloni , A. , Massagli , M. , & Marcotte , J. ( 1984 ). Estimating adult mortality with maternal orphanhood data: analysis of sensitivity of the techniques . Population Studies , 38 , 255 – 279 . 10.2307/2174076 Pison, G...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 459–467.
Published: 01 August 1973
... dealt with. Finally, the improvement obtained by generalizing the Brass model has been tested by fitting the same to the maternity data of 5190 women in the United States in the age sector 45-49. An alternative variant of the model for quick computation of probabilities for higher order of births has...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1765–1790.
Published: 07 October 2019
... approach and combining individual-level data from Demographic and Health Surveys with district-level data on the intensity of the reform, we tested whether increased maternal schooling reduced children’s probability of dying before age 5. In Malawi, for each additional year of maternal education, children...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 1041–1068.
Published: 10 April 2014
...Christopher Wildeman; Kristin Turney Abstract We use data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to consider the effects of maternal incarceration on 21 caregiver- and teacher-reported behavioral problems among 9-year-old children. The results suggest three primary conclusions. First...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 369–392.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Jane Waldfogel; Wen-Jui Han; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn Abstract We investigated the effects of early maternal employment on children’s cognitive outcomes, using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth on 1,872 children who can be followed from birth to age 7 or 8. We found some persistent...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 71–81.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Sonalde Desai; Soumya Alva Abstract Using data from the first round of Demographic and Health Surveys for 22 developing countries, we examine the effect of maternal education on three markers of child health: infant mortality, children s height-for-age, and immunization status. In contrast to other...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1867–1894.
Published: 04 October 2014
... focusing on older children (i.e., age 3 or older) have also found mixed effects of maternal time. Bernal et al. ( 2011 ), using household data from Colombia, found that quantity of time has a positive effect on children’s cognitive outcomes but has a negative effect on socioemotional outcomes. The one...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1295–1316.
Published: 13 June 2018
... whether women give birth in a health facility. We combine geocoded data on violent events from the Uppsala Conflict Data Program with georeferenced survey data on the use of maternal health care services from the Demographic and Health Surveys. Our sample covers 569,201 births by 390,574 mothers in 31...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 271–294.
Published: 30 January 2018
...-Saharan Africa and how such differential mortality varies between women at different stages of the demographic transition. Using data from 79 Demographic and Health Surveys, I find that a child being undesired according to the mother is associated with a differential mortality that is not due to constant...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 285–320.
Published: 14 January 2019
... employment as a long-term pattern, extending the observation window and embedding employment statuses in temporal context. Using data from NLSY79 and sequence analysis, we document five common employment patterns of American mothers over the first 18 years of maternity. Three typical patterns revolve around...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 February 2022
... these relationships using recent large-scale data and inverse propensity weights estimated from generalized boosted models. We find that pregnancy timing is related to maternal experience during pregnancy, but not to infant outcomes at birth—both of which are consistent with prior research. In an addition...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 835–863.
Published: 06 May 2016
... in population survey data. However, birth histories collected in population surveys, particularly in low-income countries, can be used to study relationships between demographic markers, such as maternal factors at birth, and reproductive, health, and socioeconomic outcomes. The evidence base for national...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 401–420.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Anne Case; Cally Ardington Abstract We analyze longitudinal data from a demographic surveillance area (DSA) in KwaZulu-Natal to examine the impact of parental death on children’s outcomes. The results show significant differences in the impact of mothers’ and fathers’ deaths. The loss of a child’s...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 February 2000
... undated; Marsiglio and Mott 1988; Sable et al. 1997; Weller, Eberstein, and Bailey 1987). These studies typically find evidence that unintended pregnancy has an adverse ef- fect on maternal behaviors and use of prenatal care, but they In this paper, we use data from the National Longitudinal Sur- vey...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 699–718.
Published: 20 January 2012
...Sangeetha Madhavan; Enid Schatz; Samuel Clark; Mark Collinson Abstract This article examines the influence of maternal status, socioeconomic status of the household, and household composition on the mobility of children aged 0–14 in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, from 1999 to 2008. Using data...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1771–1800.
Published: 25 October 2016
...William Schneider Abstract Family structure as a risk for child maltreatment has long been viewed as a static state in the child maltreatment literature. Drawing on data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, the author uses a series of individual fixed-effects models to investigate...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1459–1481.
Published: 08 June 2020
...Ryan Brown Abstract Given the unexpected nature of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, a specific cohort of children were exogenously exposed to increased maternal psychological stress in utero . Rich administrative data and the precise timing of the event allow this study to uniquely...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 615–635.
Published: 17 October 2012
... are the observed birth weight–specific mortalities (estimated from binned data) for low and high education, respectively. Results for all six populations studied are similar. However, differences in mortality curves by maternal education are smaller for Mexican American births compared with European American...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Lisa A. Gennetian; Leonard M. Lopoo; Andrew S. London Abstract We examine how changes in maternal work hours affect adolescent children’s school participation and performance outcomes using data from interviews in 1998 and 2001 with approximately 1,700 women who, in May 1995, were welfare-reliant...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 145–155.
Published: 01 May 1999
... 12,000 individuals were selected using a sampling scheme that oversampled blacks, Hispanics, and poor whites. This origi- nal sample has been interviewed annually since 1979. We use data through the 1990 interview, which preceded the federal and most of the state maternity-leave statutes. Consistent...