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Demography (1979) 16 (4): 493–521.
Published: 01 November 1979
... to be characterized predominantly by natural fertility, the emergence of family limitation began as early as the turn of the nineteenth century in some places and as late as the end of the nineteenth century in others. Occupational differentials with respect to family limitation were also examined. There is little...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 727–746.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Tommy Bengtsson; Martin Dribe Abstract In this article, we analyze fertility control in a rural population characterized by natural fertility, using survival analysis on a longitudinal data set at the individual level combined with food prices. Landless and semilandless families responded strongly...
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 157–172.
Published: 01 May 1981
...A. Romaniuk Abstract It has been hypothesized that populations may experience an increase in their natural fertility during the early stages of modernization as a result of the relaxation of various fertility-inhibiting practices and customs prevalent in traditional societies. This article offers...
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Demography (1982) 19 (2): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 1982
... proximate determinants of fertility, excluding contraceptive practices, would be insufficientto account for later transition effects. Thus the results successfully capture the dynamics underlying the Mormon natural fertility pattern as well as offer a framework for future modeling of the transition away...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 525–536.
Published: 01 November 1971
...Thomas J. Espenshade Abstract The natural fertility schedule of a population is the schedule of age-specific marital fertility we would observe if no birth control were being practiced. In natural fertility (no birth control) populations we can observe the natural fertility schedule directly...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 15–38.
Published: 14 January 2015
...–1850 on the basis of parish records . Population Studies , 10 , 253 – 279 . 10.1080/00324728.1957.10413223 Finlay , J. E. ( 2009 ). Fertility response to natural disasters: The case of three high mortality earthquakes (Policy Research Working Paper No. 4338). Washington, DC : World...
Published: 06 November 2013
Fig. 1 Relationship between HDI, its components, and fertility (natural scale). Triangles and dashed lines refer to the year 1980 (1975 for the old HDI). Crosses and solid lines refer to the year 2009 (2005 for the old HDI) More
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Demography (1970) 7 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 November 1970
... . Pascal Whelpton , & Clyde Kiser ( 1958 ). Social and Psychological Factors Affecting Fertility . New York : The Milbank Memorial Fund . DEMOGRAPHY Volume 7, Number 4 November 1970 THE NATURE AND EFFECTS OF LATIN AMERICA'S NON-WESTERN TREND IN FERTILITY Eduardo E. Arriaga...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 419–434.
Published: 01 August 1986
...William R. Lavely Abstract Coale and Trussell’s model of marital fertility is used to analyze data from China’s National One-per-Thousand Fertility Survey. Rural China experienced a regime of natural fertility until 1970, after which levels of fertility control rose with unprecedented speed...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 335–349.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Geraldine P. Mineau; James Trussell Abstract The positive association between wife’s age at marriage and fertility experienced at the older reproductive ages, cited in recent natural fertility literature, is explored using Mormon birth cohorts from 1840 to 1879. When this relationship is specified...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 127–142.
Published: 01 May 1993
... of natural fertility: that is, couples’ lack of modem contraception had kept such decisions outside the realm of choice. The decomposition performed in this article, however, shows that the bulk of the 1976 Dragon Year baby boom on Taiwan was due to strategies that had always been available: marriage timing...
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Demography (1994) 31 (2): 347–373.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Ronald D. Lee; Patrick R. Galloway; Eugene A. Hammel Abstract Change in marital fertility in 407 Prussian Kreise from 1875 to 1910 is modeled to depend on the gap between the number of desired surviving births, N*, divided by child survival, s, and the number that would be born under natural...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 405–426.
Published: 01 May 2007
... on fertility, which may be more difficult to identify for more gradual mortality declines. To the extent that until recently, Cambodian fertility appears to fit natural fertility patterns, our findings also reinforce recent qualifications about the meaning of this core paradigm of demographic analysis 13...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1571–1595.
Published: 17 July 2020
...Gregory Clark; Neil Cummins; Matthew Curtis Abstract A conclusion of the European Fertility Project in 1986 was that pretransition populations mostly displayed natural fertility , where parity-dependent birth control was absent. This conclusion has recently been challenged for England by new...
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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 137–156.
Published: 01 February 1979
... or inaccurate data, suggests that this population lives under conditions that are extreme when judged by modern standards. Marriage is early, especially for females, and universal. Marital fertility conforms to a pattern of natural fertility and total fertility is high. The birth rate is among the highest...
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Demography (1987) 24 (2): 143–162.
Published: 01 May 1987
...John Knodel Abstract Examination of the reproductive histories of a sample of German married couples during the 18th and 19thcenturies provides insights into behavioral changes involveo in the shift from natural fertility to deliberate marital fertility control. A simple accounting scheme is used...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 443–463.
Published: 01 November 1981
.... The results show sharp differences in the levels of urban and rural reproduction, as well as differences in the timing of the well-known black fertility transition. Calculation of Coale-Trussell m-values suggests that, up to 1899, rural blacks were essentially a “natural fertility” population while urban...
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Demography (1982) 19 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 February 1982
...R. G. Potter; F. E. Kobrin Abstract Simple probability models incorporating an approximation first demonstrated by Menken (1979) are used to study births averted by two classes of temporary spouse separation, single and cyclic, under conditions of natural fertility. For either class of spouse...
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Demography (1994) 31 (3): 403–426.
Published: 01 August 1994
... that heterogeneity in fecundability is statistically significant at most ages, but that preexisting sterility and new sterility are unimportant before age 40. These results suggest that sterility may not be an important determinant of natural fertility until later reproductive ages. 14 1 2011 ©...
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Demography (1993) 30 (1): 81–102.
Published: 01 February 1993
... of these effects in a natural-fertility population: 406 Hutterite women in North America who had 3,206 births, largely in the 1940s and 1950s. The estimates are based on models that incorporate the effects of persistent heterogeneity and that use the full information provided by multiple-spell duration data...