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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1513–1541.
Published: 21 July 2020
..., family, and genetic factors play in confounding associations between education and mortality, we also produce parallel estimates of the education-mortality relationship using data on (1) unrelated males who lived in different neighborhoods during childhood, (2) unrelated males who shared the same...
Includes: Supplementary data
Demography (1982) 19 (4): 527–547.
Published: 01 November 1982
...Kenneth G. Manton; Eric Stallard Abstract An analysis is made of the mortality trends over the period 1968 to 1977 indicated by two types of cause-specific mortality data. The first type of data is “underlying cause” of death data—the data heretofore used in national vital statistics reports...
Demography (1993) 30 (3): 459–475.
Published: 01 August 1993
...J. Ties Boerma; George Stroh Abstract Demographic and health surveys are a useful source of information on the levels and trends of neonatal mortality in developing countries. Such surveys provide data on mortality occurring at 4–14 days of life, which is a sensitive indicator of neonatal tetanus...
Demography (1991) 28 (1): 175–180.
Published: 01 February 1991
... to adjust mortality data for mainland-born Puerto Rican decedents. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1991 1991 York City Death Certificate Hispanic Ethnicity York City Department Microdata Sample References Chavkin , W. , Busner , C. , & McLaughlin...
Demography (1982) 19 (2): 223–240.
Published: 01 May 1982
... for both primary (morbidity) and secondary (mortality) decrements. These methods are illustrated using data on stomach cancer mortality for nine white male cohorts, aged 30 to 70 in 1950, observed for a 28-year period (1950 to 1977). 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1982 1982...
Demography (1977) 14 (3): 311–331.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Michael R. Haines Abstract Given the lack of information on mortality in the nineteenth century United States, it seems appropriate to apply techniques which have been created for mortality estimation for developing nations with inadequate vital registration data, to the historical American...
Demography (1986) 23 (3): 435–450.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Ian Timæus Abstract Survey and census data about the survival of respondents’ mothers have been used widely for the estimation of adult mortality. Four methods are described that combine two sets of orphanhood data and yield estimates for the intersurvey period. They are applied to enquiries...
Demography (1994) 31 (3): 427–458.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Irma T. Elo; Samuel H. Preston Abstract This paper evaluates the quality of vital statistics and census data for estimating African-American mortality over a period of six decades. The authors employ intercensal cohort comparisons and extinct generation estimates to demonstrate that conventionally...
Demography (2006) 43 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Emmanuela Gakidou; Gary King Abstract The widely used methods for estimating adult mortality rates from sample survey responses about the survival of siblings, parents, spouses, and others depend crucially on an assumption that, as we demonstrate, does not hold in real data. We show that when...
Demography (1988) 25 (4): 581–595.
Published: 01 November 1988
...Julie DaVanzo Abstract Household data from Malaysia are used to assess the roles of a number of mortality correlates in explaining the inverse relationship between the infant mortality rate (IMR) and socioeconomic development. Increases in mothers’ education and improvements in water and sanitation...
Demography (2002) 39 (3): 529–540.
Published: 01 August 2002
... , 21 , 419 – 46 . 10.1146/annurev.so.21.080195.002223 Mortality of Elderly Asian Americans 529 Demography, Volume 39-Number 3, August 2002: 529 540 529 I MORTALITY RATES OF ELDERLY ASIAN AMERICAN POPULATIONS BASED ON MEDICARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY DATA* DIANE S. LAUDERDALE AND BERT KESTENBAUM We...
Demography (1998) 35 (4): 413–419.
Published: 01 November 1998
..., and mortality of these identified couples can be assessed longitudinally using Medicare data. We summarize strengths and limitations of using data from Medicare administrative records for the study of marriage, health, and aging. We illustrate the method by demonstrating substantial differences in survival...
Demography (2018) 55 (1): 295–318.
Published: 18 December 2017
... uses a sample of Finnish siblings born between 1936 and 1950 obtained from Finnish census data. Individuals are followed from ages 35 to 72. To explain familial influence on mortality, we use demographic background factors, the socioeconomic position of the parents, and the individuals’ own...
Includes: Supplementary data
Demography (2013) 50 (2): 521–544.
Published: 18 November 2012
... negatives). Second, those reporting are a selected sample of those who ever experience the problem, and this selection is heavily influenced by excess mortality attributable to the condition being reported. In this article, we use a combination of empirical data and microsimulation to (a) assess...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 207–228.
Published: 02 October 2012
...Bruno Masquelier Abstract Because of incomplete registration of deaths in most countries in sub-Saharan Africa, data on the survival of close relatives constitute the cornerstone of estimates of adult mortality. Since 1990, sibling histories have been widely collected in Demographic and Health...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 215–229.
Published: 01 May 1995
... between blacks’ and whites’ mortality. We discuss limitations of the data and directions for future research. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1995 1995 Death Certificate Postsecondary Education Adult Mortality Educational Inequality Educational Difference...
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...
in Can Disease-Specific Funding Harm Health? in the Shadow of HIV/AIDS Service Expansion > Demography
Published: 14 September 2015
Fig. 1 PMTCT scale-up and infant mortality in Zambia. Data on the cumulative number of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) sites come from the augmented 2006 Japanese International Cooperation Agency Health Facilities Census. I calculate the individual-level PMTCT coverage More
in Estimating the Effect of Smoking on Slowdowns in Mortality Declines in Developed Countries > Demography
Published: 26 April 2011
Fig. 2 Lung cancer mortality rates for females from selected data sources, by age and smoking status. Rates from CPS-II data came from Peto et al. ( 1992 ) and were for the years 1984–1988. Rates from adjusted CPS-II data were obtained by multiplying the CPS-II rates by the adjustment factor More
Published: 04 February 2014
Fig. 2 White and nonwhite infant mortality: 1916–1940. Data are from Linder and Grove ( 1947 ). The chart shows the overall infant mortality rate calculated as deaths of children younger than 1 year per 1,000 live births More