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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 485–498.
Published: 01 August 1989
... on the delta method for approximating change in a function of several variables. Drawing on an analogy to survival in a life table, the relational logit model is applied to parity progression. This method allows several parity distributions to be synthesized and to have differences summarized with two...
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Demography (1990) 27 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Thomas W. Pullum 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1990 1990 Natural Distribution Parity Distribution Marital Fertility Fertility Control Natural Parity References Bongaarts , J. ( 1978 ). A Framework for Analyzing the Proximate Determinants...
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Demography (1976) 13 (1): 45–64.
Published: 01 February 1976
...Che-Fu Lee; Kuang-Hua Lin Abstract A simplified model is presented for the measurement of inter-live birth interval distributions. Comparative analyses of “effective fecundability,” the mean length and variation of postpartum infecundity, and the parity progression ratio based on this measurement...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 297–310.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Linda G. Berry Abstract Comparisons of crude and standardized rates of maternal mortality show that changes in age and parity distributions of births had some influence on maternal mortality trends for the years 1919–1969 in the United States. Changes in the age and parity distributions of births...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Paul A. David; Thomas A. Mroz; Warren C. Sanderson; Kenneth W. Wachter; David R. Weir Abstract Cohort parity analysis (CPA) is a method for indirect measurement of the extent and timing of the adoption of fertility control within marriage. It uses information on the parity distribution of a cohort...
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Demography (1976) 13 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1976
... and in a particular case it is conceptually analogous to the total fertility by birth order but free from the influence of the parity distribution. Fertility of American women for the period 1935–1968 was studied by use of such lifetime probabilities. It appears that the trend of fertility of high birth orders has...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 227–245.
Published: 01 May 1992
... to estimate the distributions and means of ages at first and last births, birth intervals, and parity progression ratios from age- and parity-specific fertility rates available from vital statistics data. Results show that the cohorts increased and decreased their age at first birth, birth intervals...
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Demography (1990) 27 (1): 179–183.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Paul A. David; Warren C. Sanderson 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1990 1990 Parity Distribution Fertility Control Natural Fertility World Fertility Survey Averter Measure References David , P. A. , Mroz , T. A. , Sanderson , W. G...
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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 339–358.
Published: 01 August 1979
... © Population Association of America 1979 1979 Nineteenth Century White Woman Total Fertility Rate Marriage Rate Parity Distribution References Coale Ansley J. ( 1971 ). Age Pattern of Marriage . Population Studies , 25 , 193 – 214 . 10.2307/2173210 Coale...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 February 1987
... The hypothetical example restriets the parity distribution of couples to only the first and second parities. This simplification again lends an unacceptable bias to the results. First of all, it ignores the existence of couples who have no children. As is the case for infecund couples, this is a group for whom sex...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 553–568.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Fertility Rate Rate Matrix Parity Distribution State Composition References Arthur , W.B. ( 1984 ). The Analysis of Linkages in Demographic Theory . Demography , 21 , 109 – 28 . 10.2307/2061031 Caswell , H. ( 2001 ). Matrix Population Models . 2nd ed Sunderland, MA...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 609–617.
Published: 01 November 1991
... Household Head Parity Distribution Direct Report References Bohme , Frederick G. ( 1979 ). Twenty Censuses: Population and Housing Questions, 1790 to 1980 . Washington, D.C. : U.S. Bureau of the Census . David , P.A. , & Sanderson , Warren C. ( 1987 ). The Emergence...
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Demography (1981) 18 (1): 103–122.
Published: 01 February 1981
..., at the second survey, the same women, now aged 20 to 24, have an aver- age parity of P(2, 2), the intersurvey fertil- ity of these women is indicated by the in- crement (P(2, 2) - P(l, 1». Hence, the average parity distribution for a hypothet- ical cohort experiencing only the inter- survey fertility rates can...
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Demography (2024) 61 (2): 251–266.
Published: 01 April 2024
... ( Montez et al. 2020 ). Second, fertility is falling in the United States, and the probability of further childbearing depends more than ever on parity (the number of children one already has). Therefore, the population's parity distribution is a key determinant of present and future population fertility...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 559–579.
Published: 27 April 2011
... parity, p i , according to the empirical distribution of Austrian parities by age and education, . For agents with parity greater than or equal to 1, an age at first birth a is assigned according to the education-specific distribution of age at first births (cf. the Data section). After...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1373–1399.
Published: 01 August 2021
... have cohort fertility above replacement level. In contrast, cohort fertility has dropped below the 1.5 level in some Southern European and East Asian countries for the cohorts born in the 1970s ( Frejka 2017 ). Regarding parity distributions in the Nordic countries, a strong uniformity...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 1968
.... This distribution is derived under three sets of assumptions on the rate of occurrence of births of any specified order in the past and the parity progression ratio (PPR: the probability that a woman who has given birth to her ith child will ever proceed to the [i+1] th child in her reproductive life). Explicit...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 645–658.
Published: 01 November 1981
...Amanda L. Galbeck Abstract This research was designed to find a probability model that would adequately describe completed parity for women in populations characterized by high fertility combined with high zero parity. A negative binomial mixture distribution was adapted for this purpose. The form...
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Demography (1970) 7 (4): 401–410.
Published: 01 November 1970
... among these variables. Two hypotheses are formulated governing the relationship of the closed and open birth intervals with the fecundability distribution of fertile women, and Parity Progression Ratios which are largely influenced by the proportion of women becoming sterile after each parity. The data...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2035–2045.
Published: 09 November 2020
... parity as a continuous variable. For analyses examining whether changes have occurred at the high or low end of the parity distribution, we create two dummy variables. The first is whether the respondent intends no children (compared with any), and the second is whether the respondent intends four...
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