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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...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 607–627.
Published: 17 March 2012
.... In order to overcome these shortcomings, I modify and extend the so-called orphanhood method for indirect estimation of adult mortality from survey information on maternal and paternal survival to allow its application to populations of developed countries. The method is demonstrated and tested with data...
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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 213–227.
Published: 01 May 1991
...Ian M. Timæus Abstract This paper extends earlier research into methods for estimating adult mortality from information on the recent incidence of orphanhood. It presents a series of regression coefficients for estimating female and male mortality from synthetic cohort data on the subsequent...
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Published: 17 March 2012
Fig. 1 Estimates for male and female life expectancy at age 35 by applying the modified orphanhood method (MOM) and the methods of Brass and Timæus: Italian multipurpose surveys (MPS), 1998 and 2003. HMD = life expectancy at age 35 derived from age-specific death rates for the total Italian More
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Published: 17 March 2012
Fig. 2 Linearly smoothed trends of estimates for male and female life expectancy at age 35 with the modified orphanhood method (MOM): Italian multipurpose surveys, 1998 and 2003 combined. HMD = life expectancy at age 35 derived from age-specific death rates for the total Italian population from More
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 757–772.
Published: 01 November 2004
....” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, March 29–31, Washington, DC. Timæus I.M. , & Nunn A.J. ( 1997 ). Measurement of Adult Mortality in Populations Affected by AIDS: An Assessment of the Orphanhood Method . Health Transition Review , 7...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 207–228.
Published: 02 October 2012
... and Health Surveys . Demography , 41 , 757 – 772 . 10.1353/dem.2004.0037 Timæus , I. , & Nunn , A. ( 1997 ). Measurement of adult mortality in populations affected by AIDS: An assessment of the orphanhood method . Health Transition Review , 7 , 23 – 43 . Timæus , I...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1519–1540.
Published: 01 July 2019
... the weighted average to estimate the mean age at maternity (paternity) for each cohort and education group. Brass’s orphanhood method makes a few important and potentially consequential assumptions. First, the Brass method could overrepresent parents with more surviving children compared with parents...
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Demography (2018) 55 (6): 2045–2070.
Published: 15 October 2018
.... This is the reasoning behind the well-known indirect method to estimate adult mortality that Brass ( 1971 ) and Brass and Hill ( 1973 ) proposed, which they called the orphanhood method . It was and still is a widely used method in regions without high-quality registry data on adult mortality (United Nations 1983...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 163–180.
Published: 01 February 2010
... with baseline height or education, suggesting that unobservables correlated with health and education are not correlated with becoming an orphan in the future. MODELING HEALTH AND EDUCATION OUTCOMES: METHOD AND RESULTS We are interested in assessing the impact of orphanhood shocks on long-run health...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1121–1146.
Published: 29 July 2015
... % experience maternal absence by age 10, and 40 % experience paternal absence by the same age. Roughly one-quarter of children are born into single-mother families with an absent father at birth, and nearly 70 % of these children experience maternal absence as well by age 10. Despite the emphasis on orphanhood...
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Demography (1981) 18 (1): 103–122.
Published: 01 February 1981
... on the survival of par- ents (Brass and Hill, 1973)and on the sur- vival of first spouses (Hill, 1977). Both methods, particularly orphanhood, suffer from the problem that the mortality in- dicator being used reflects exposure to the risk of dying over a long period. The or- phanhood method is generally based...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 517–537.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of orphans increased from 25 million to 31 million between 2006 and 2012, making it the nation with the highest prevalence in absolute numbers ( UNICEF 2012 ). 1 I provide the first systematic evidence on the differential evolution of child development by orphanhood status. I exploit Oxford University's...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1827–1854.
Published: 16 August 2019
... (%)   Catholic 32.00 32.97 30.61 34.64   Liberal protestant 42.99 42.24 44.49 44.07   Orthodox protestant 14.92 14.79 14.82 13.65   Unknown/other 10.10 10.00 .901 10.08 7.64 .004 Orphanhood Variables  Stepparent (%) –– 37.15 –– 35.91 .481  Presence of female kin...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 August 2006
... in Africa From Orphanhood Proceedings of the International Population Conference, Liege (pp. 111 – 23 ). Liege : International Union for the Scientific Study of Population . Chiphangwi , J.D. , Zamaere , T.P. , Graham , W. , Duncan , B. , Kenyon , T. , & Chinayama , R...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 205–228.
Published: 10 September 2013
... rationalizations, and endogeneity—current child and household characteristics used in models may have been influenced by the act of fostering itself (see Evans and Miguel ( 2007 ) for a similar discussion regarding the effects of orphanhood). In contrast, our prospective approach allows us to circumvent...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 725–750.
Published: 10 October 2012
... ). Mixed method data collection strategies . New York : Cambridge University Press . Beegle , K. , De Weerdt , J. , & Dercon , S. ( 2010 ). Orphanhood and human capital destruction: Is there persistence into adulthood? . Demography , 47 , 163 – 180 . 10.1353/dem.0.0094...
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Demography (1979) 16 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 February 1979
... ). Orphanhood in Relation to Demographic Factors: A Study in Population Analysis . Metron , 9 , 37 – 109 . Uhlenberg P. R. ( 1969 ). A Study of Cohort Life Cycles: Cohorts of Native Born Massachusetts Women, 1830–1920 . Population Studies , 23 , 407 – 420 . 10.2307/2172879 DEMOGRAPHV...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 757–768.
Published: 01 November 2005
... ). The Psychological Effect of Orphanhood: A Study of Orphans in the Rakai District . Health Transition Review , 7 , 105 – 24 . Africa’s Orphaned Generations . ( 2003 ). New York : United Nations Children’s Fund . Van der Waal , C.S. ( 1996 ). Rural Children and Residential Instability...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 419–430.
Published: 01 November 1977
... assessing race differ- entials in cross-generation burdens. The present work along with the later study of orphanhood and economic burden should provide evidence bearing on color differ- ences as related to alternative social wel- fare policies. METHODS AND PROCEDURES This study focuses upon surviving im...