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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 537–540.
Published: 01 November 1971
... Cost Mortality Level Behavioral Assumption Desire Family Size Emotional Security References Banks J. A. ( 1954 ). Prosperity and Parenthood: A Study of Family Planning Among the Victorian Middle Classes . London : Routledge and Kegan, Paul Limited . Branson W. H. ( 1968...
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Demography (1969) 6 (2): 141–149.
Published: 01 May 1969
...David M. Heer; Dean O. Smith Abstract A series of computer-simulation models relating mortality level to fertility behavior and to rates of natural increase assuming that couples made use of a perfect means of birth control, that they wanted to be highly certain of having at least one son survive...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 104–121.
Published: 01 March 1968
... in their old age. Under these assumptions, the results of the computer simulations show that the rate of population increase will be greatest when the level of mortality is of intermediate magnitude. This intermediate level of mortality is the level which now obtains in most of the less developed nations. When...
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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...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 635–637.
Published: 01 November 1985
...R. E. Rickson; J. -Y. Parlange; M. J. Guilfoyle 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1985 1985 Mortality Level Respective Control Group Ecological Fallacy Ecological Correlation Family Fertility References Gove W. R. , & Hughes M. ( 1980...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 633–634.
Published: 01 November 1985
...S. Krishnamoorthy; P. M. Kulkarni 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1985 1985 Mathematical Logic Living Child Accurate Predictor Mortality Level Wrong Formulation References Krishnamoorthy S. ( 1979 ). Mortality level, desire for surviving son...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 535–540.
Published: 01 November 1983
...J. Y. Parlange; M. J. Guilfoyle; R. E. Rickson Abstract The relationship between mortality levels and family fertility goals is a fundamental problem in the theory of the demographic transition. This paper deals with the logical problems of estimating family fertility rates from the expected...
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Demography (2023) 60 (1): 303–325.
Published: 01 February 2023
... of selected district characteristics in the process. Differences in e 0 between German districts decreased for both sexes during 1997–2016, mainly driven by rapid mortality improvements in eastern German districts. However, considerable heterogeneity in district-level e 0 trajectories within federal states...
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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2041–2063.
Published: 01 December 2021
... license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Mortality Inequality Neighborhoods Life course Marginal structural models Income inequality in the United States has surged to levels not seen for a century ( Burtless and Jencks 2003 ; Neckerman and Torche 2007 ). Since the 1970s, the variance in incomes...
Includes: Supplementary data
Published: 10 February 2017
Fig. 3 Estimated Gompertz slope of a cohort and the level of infant mortality experienced by the same cohort. Open circles represent older cohorts (i.e., those born in the early stages of the mortality decline), and closed circles correspond to recent cohorts More
Published: 20 August 2018
Fig. 1 Child mortality rate by level of economic development in 2010, select developing countries. Source: World Bank Database More
Published: 03 January 2019
Fig. 2 Annual mortality risk by education level and U.S. state of residence in the twenty-first century. Estimated rates shown are for U.S.-born white adults 65 years of age. The figure includes 36 large-sample states (see the Methods section). More
Published: 03 January 2019
Fig. 3 Relative and absolute mortality risk by education level across the two periods. LTHS = less than high school, HS = high school, MTHS = more than high school. Mortality estimates shown are for U.S.-born white adults 65 years of age. More
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 21–34.
Published: 01 February 1975
...S. K. Gaisie Abstract This paper attempts to measure infant and child mortality levels and also to determine their structure by utilizing the results of the 1968–1969 National Demographic Sample Survey which was conducted under the directorship of the author. Among the major problems encountered...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 820–837.
Published: 01 June 1967
... these often-quoted tables are reproduced in Appendix Table A-1 for convenient reference. The paper divides into two main parts. First, mortality levels and differentials beyond early childhood are derived, without use of the existing vital records, by interpreting the series of ten-year cumulative survival...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2025–2041.
Published: 10 October 2017
... in death counts is relatively high, and thus the underlying mortality levels are unclear. We present a Bayesian hierarchical model to estimate mortality at the subnational level. The model builds on characteristic age patterns in mortality curves, which are constructed using principal components from a set...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 211–239.
Published: 26 February 2011
... † . The first method estimates the contributions of average levels of mortality and mortality age structures. The second (and newly developed) method returns components produced by differences between age- and cause-specific mortality rates. The United States is close to England and Wales in mean life...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 411–420.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Radheshyam Bairagi; Muhammad Shuaib; Allan G. Hill Abstract The Preceding Birth Technique (PBT) has been proposed as a method suitable for ascertaining the prevailing level of under-2 mortality in countries without full vital registration. It is a monitoring tool rather than a method...
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Demography (1983) 20 (2): 213–226.
Published: 01 May 1983
...Samuel H. Preston Abstract This paper presents a simple method for estimating a birth rate and a level of mortality for an intercensal period. The birth rate is estimated from the intercept of a line fitted to data and the level of mortality from the slope of that line. The formula...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S41–S64.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Eileen Crimmins; Jung Ki Kim; Sarinnapha Vasunilashorn Abstract The incorporation of biological information in large population surveys has expanded demographic analysis to clarify the meaning of observed trends and differences in population health and mortality. Levels of measured biological risk...