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Demography (1987) 24 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 1987
...C. Jack Tucker; William L. Urton Abstract Migration data from supplements to the 1979 and 1980 National Health Interview Survey are analyzed in terms of repeat mobility over three-year intervals. Frequency of mobility is strongly related to age; whites move more frequently than blacks; males move...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1039–1064.
Published: 29 November 2012
... related to attrition by return migration typical of most U.S.-based surveys, we combine data from the Mexican Health and Aging Study in Mexico and the U.S. National Health Interview Survey to compare self-reported diabetes, hypertension, current smoking, obesity, and self-rated health among Mexican-born...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2385–2397.
Published: 10 November 2017
...Corinne Reczek; Russell Spiker; Hui Liu; Robert Crosnoe Abstract As a follow-up to our 2016 study, this article presents new findings examining the relationship between same-sex family structure and child health using the 2008–2015 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). After discussing NIHS data...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1605–1630.
Published: 23 August 2016
... and how this general pattern extends to the children of same-sex married and cohabiting couples is unknown. This study examines this question with nationally representative data from the 2004–2013 pooled National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Results reveal that children in cohabiting households have...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2001–2024.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to an appearance of mortality deceleration when none exists and can generate a spurious black-white mortality crossover. We confirm these findings using data from the National Health Interview Survey matched to the U.S. Vital Statistics system, a data set known as the “gold standard” (Cowper et al. 2002...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1855–1885.
Published: 19 September 2018
... that are not nationally representative and that lack key confounders. We use the 1990–2011 National Health Interview Survey Linked Mortality Files to estimate relative risks of all-cause and cause-specific mortality for current and former smokers compared with never smokers. We examine causes of death established...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Robert A. Hummer; Richard G. Rogers; Charles B. Nam; Christopher G. Ellison Abstract We use recently released, nationally representative data from the National Health Interview Survey—Multiple Cause of Death linked file to model the association of religious attendance and sociodemographic, health...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1157–1183.
Published: 11 August 2012
... for their health and survival than men?” is inconclusive. 1 We used data from the National Health Interview Survey-Linked Mortality Files (NHIS-LMF) (Lochner et al. 2008 ). The LMF uses a sequential matching scheme based on several identifying variables to link the National Death Index through 2002...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1791–1825.
Published: 19 September 2019
... of sexual orientation. We analyzed pooled data from the 2013–2017 National Health Interview Survey ( n = 154,485) and found that the health advantage of marriage applied only to heterosexuals and, to a lesser extent, gays and lesbians. Married bisexuals, however, exhibited poorer health than unmarried...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 711–738.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., and headache/migraine using the 2002–2018 National Health Interview Survey for adults aged 25–84 ( N = 441,707) assess the trends and their correlates. We find extensive escalation of pain prevalence in all population subgroups: overall, reports of pain in at least one site increased by 10%, representing...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 425–447.
Published: 16 March 2012
...Neil K. Mehta; Irma T. Elo Abstract Few prior studies have investigated the health of U.S. immigrants from the former Soviet Union (FSU). Utilizing data from the 2000 U.S. census and the 2000–2007 National Health Interview Survey (NIHS), we compare levels of disability of FSU immigrants with U.S...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1655–1681.
Published: 01 October 2022
... by examining how immigrants' mortality risk—a relatively unambiguous measure tied to poor health—changes over time compared to natives' mortality risk. Our analysis uses the National Health Interview Survey (1992–2009) with linked mortality data through 2011 ( n = 875,306). We find a survival advantage for U.S...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Hope Corman; Robert Kaestner Abstract The purpose of this paper is to provide evidence on the effect of child health on marital stability and family structure in an economic framework. We use the 1988 National Health Interview Survey’s Child Health Supplement, with a sample of about 9,000 families...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 337–360.
Published: 01 May 2006
...,” with a particular focus on the tendency of immigrants to converge to unhealthy American BMI levels. Using data from the National Health Interview Survey, we find that average female and male immigrants enter the United States with BMIs that are approximately two and five percentage points lower than native-born...
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Demography (2005) 42 (2): 189–214.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Anne Case; Christina Paxson Abstract Women have worse self-rated health and more hospitalization episodes than men from early adolescence to late middle age, but are less likely to die at each age. We use 14 years ofdata from the u.s. National Health Interview Survey to examine this paradox. Our...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 541–555.
Published: 01 August 2002
... data can and cannot be used for in disability research compared to the National Health Interview Survey. On the basis of our findings, we argue (1) that the CPS can be used to monitor trends in outcomes of those with disabilities and (2) that the dramatic decline in the employment of people...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1105–1125.
Published: 19 May 2011
... 124,000 persons interviewed in the U.S. National Health Interview Surveys of 1997 through 2000 with mortality follow-up through 2002 using the Linked Mortality File. The study involves about 488,000 person-years. Controlling for a variety of covariates, this study finds that compared with nondrinkers...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 819–840.
Published: 04 May 2012
... the greatest degree of longevity and compression. Results based on the Health and Retirement Study and the National Health Interview Survey Linked Mortality File confirm a strong educational gradient in both longevity and mortality compression. We also find that mortality is more compressed within educational...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 1989–2012.
Published: 10 July 2013
... schools. Using data from the 1984–2007 National Health Interview Surveys linked to race-specific data on school quality, we find that reductions in the black-white gap in school quality led to modest reductions in the black-white gap in disability. Our empirical approach relies on the assumption...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 1–14.
Published: 31 December 2014
... subgroups. We estimate age-/sex- and cause-specific mortality rate ratios and life expectancy for foreign-born and U.S.-born Hispanics, foreign-born and U.S.-born Mexican Americans, non-Hispanic blacks, and non-Hispanic whites ages 65 and older using the 1989–2006 National Health Interview Survey Linked...
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