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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 389–410.
Published: 01 August 1981
... a considerable degree of heterogeneity in mortality risks. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1981 1981 Gompertz Model Mortality Experience Gompertz Function Standard Force Mortality Selection References Coale A. J. , & Zelnik M. ( 1963 ). New Estimates...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 737–756.
Published: 01 November 2005
...John Sandberg Abstract This article investigates the effects of sociometric network members’ self-reported experiences with infant mortality on nonnumeric responses regarding expected family size among women in a small Nepalese community. The hypotheses tested include (1) that uncertainty about...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1503–1528.
Published: 24 July 2017
..., and indicate if changes were made. Adult mortality Social networks Sampling Demographic and Health Surveys Survey experiment Adult death rates are a critical indicator of population health and well-being. In developed countries, a variety of legal, medical, and financial systems ensure...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1765–1790.
Published: 07 October 2019
... policy have conspired to produce an environment somewhat akin to a randomized experiment” (Angrist and Krueger 2001 :73). We focus on this type of quasi-experimental study. To the best of our knowledge, only six studies have examined the causal effect of maternal education on child mortality: Breierova...
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Demography (1984) 21 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 February 1984
... population. The question addressed in this paper is whether the alternative age patterns of mortality are produced by underenumeration in the 1880census or by actual variations in the age–specific mortality experience. The conclusion was reached that the underenumeration of the urban population, especially...
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Demography (1969) 6 (1): 27–43.
Published: 01 February 1969
...Haitung King; John C. Bailar, III Abstract A combination of special studies and official statistics permits an evaluation of the health of the clergy over the past century. The mortality experience of clergymen has been consistently more favorable than that of the general male population. It also...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1341–1362.
Published: 17 January 2013
... according to assumptions on future smoking-attributable mortality. Projecting all-cause mortality in the Netherlands, using the Lee-Carter model, leads to high gains in e 0 (4.1 for males; 4.4 for females) and divergence between the sexes. Coherent projections, which include the mortality experience...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 345–351.
Published: 01 May 1989
... mortality differentials found by Kitagawa and Hauser in their study of 1960 census-death certificate matched data. The comparison suggests that there has been no improvement in the relative mortality experience of low socioeconomic status men. More generally, the article discusses how Social Security data...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 587–606.
Published: 01 November 1983
... for females. If one were to posit that Soviet mortality during 1959 to 1970 was, in fact, no better than the Swedish mortality experience during roughly the same time period, then the true number of centenarians could be no more than 2 percent of that reported. 12 1 2011 © Population Association...
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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 581–594.
Published: 01 November 1992
... by the American Colonization Society from 1820 to 1843. The analysis reflects the mortality experience of a population that is transplanted from one disease environment to another, more exacting, disease environment. The results of this analysis show that these Liberian immigrants experienced the highest...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 217–233.
Published: 01 May 1984
... of incompletely recorded deaths by age into a life table that accurately reflects the true mortality experience of the population under study. The method does not rely on the assumption of stability and, for example, in contrast to intercensal cohort survival techniques, is simple to implement when presented...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2349–2375.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Andrew Fenelon; Michel Boudreaux Abstract The past several decades have witnessed growing geographic disparities in life expectancy within the United States, yet the mortality experience of U.S. cities has received little attention. We examine changes in men’s life expectancy at birth for the 25...
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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 February 1979
..., although the actual bias is small for reasonably large experiences. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1979 1979 Crude Rate Mortality Curve Natural Duration Survival Proportion Mortality Experience References Benjamin B. , & Haycocks H. W. ( 1970...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 773–796.
Published: 23 June 2012
... and non-Hispanic white U.S. adult populations experienced disparate cohort patterns of mortality risk and that these different experiences are driving the convergence and crossover of mortality risk at older ages. 11 4 2012 23 6 2012 © Population Association of America 2012 2012...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 311–331.
Published: 01 August 1977
... techniques which have been created for mortality estimation for developing nations with inadequate vital registration data, to the historical American experience. Two such related sets of techniques are the Brass, Sullivan, and Trussell methods and the technique here called the Surviving Children Method...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 581–590.
Published: 01 November 1977
... mortality rate) yields biased coefficients. An alternative model suggests a sequential, rather than a static, decision-making process to relate the decision to have an additional child to the reproductive experience to date. In this case, unbiased coefficients are obtained if the functional form...
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Demography (1970) 7 (3): 301–315.
Published: 01 August 1970
... of information with respect to pre- and post-natal care. In the postwar period British Guiana’s famous D.D.T. experiment was the most important reason death rates continued to fall. 26 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1970 1970 Tuberculosis Malaria Kidney Disease Infant Mortality...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 549–557.
Published: 01 November 1978
... to information on the pattern of childbearing in the population. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1978 1978 Childhood Mortality Mortality Decline Mortality Experience Model Life Table Fertility Schedule References Brass , William , & Coale , A. J. ( 1968...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 583–584.
Published: 01 June 1966
... related to the PGE experiment have been directed toward collection of data. Life tables based on the mortality experience of more than one year will fol- low.) Two series of life tables, A and B, have been presented in the paper. Series A is based on the number of deaths estimated by matching the births...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 289–312.
Published: 01 May 1979
... parameter system by means of estimated relationships between the parameters so that the fitting procedure can be used. The resulting model system is, however, heavily dependent on the experience of northern, industrial states, especially Massachusetts. INTRODUCTION In spite of the importance of mortality...