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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 603–621.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Jennifer Manlove; Suzanne Ryan; Kerry Franzetta Abstract By using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, we examine how adolescent relationship characteristics, partner attributes, and sexual relationship histories are associated with contraceptive use and consistency...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 223–240.
Published: 01 May 2006
... characteristics. These results are interpreted in a policy environment that increasingly views marriage as an economic panacea for low-income women and their children. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2006 2006 Poor Woman Union Transition Partner Characteristic Fragile Family...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 871–900.
Published: 01 June 2021
... European countries, where social protection for families and the unemployed is least generous. Finally, meta-regression estimates demonstrate that failing to account for income and partner characteristics leads to an overestimation of the negative effect of employment instability on fertility. We advance...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 849–875.
Published: 24 April 2018
... market constraints take demographic expression in low remarriage rates and in heterogamous patterns of mate selection in which previously married partners often substitute other valued characteristics in marriage with never-married persons. 26 3 2018 24 4 2018 © Population Association...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 331–341.
Published: 01 August 1997
... bias. To assess the extent of this bias we compared the measured characteristics of main respon- dents with and without partner information in NSFHl and NSFH2. Correlation coefficients suggest that having partner information at both waves-thus being included in our ana- lytic sample-is somewhat less...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 583–601.
Published: 01 August 2007
... with three or more mothers. Fathers of two or more children by multiple partners appear to be more disadvantaged than fathers with two or more children by the same partner. Multipartnered fertility is strongly related to prior birth characteristics; men not in a coresidential union at the preceding birth...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 297–313.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Mark J. VanLandingham; Somboon Suprasert; Werasit Sittitrai; Chayan Vaddhanaphuti; Nancy Grandjean Abstract We use data collected in 1991 to investigate sexual activity among never-married men in Thailand, with a focus on age at first intercourse, characteristics of sexual partners, and conditions...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 573–590.
Published: 01 August 2008
... at comparable ages). Unlike previous research, we find that white and highly educated gay men and lesbians are more likely to be partnered, and we confirm that same-sex cohabiting partners in our data have demographic characteristics that are similar to California same-sex couples from Census 2000. We also...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 189–207.
Published: 01 February 2024
... with better long-term health. Although this selection was not very strong, our models using both unobserved and observed health conditions support its presence. Selection into partnership formation has likely declined over the years, with partners’ health characteristics now being less important (unless...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 285–310.
Published: 11 September 2012
... market opportunities and family ties of both partners affect these location choices. Surprisingly, married men live significantly closer to their own parents than do married women, even if they have children, and this difference cannot be explained by differences in observed characteristics...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1075–1101.
Published: 03 June 2012
... into polygynous unions, (2) the sexual network structure characteristic of polygyny, (3) the relatively low coital frequency in conjugal dyads of polygynous marriages ( coital dilution ), and (4) the restricted access to sexual partners for younger men in populations where polygynous men presumably monopolize...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 379–399.
Published: 21 March 2015
... investigate such influences using the rich data on household characteristics and some aspects of each partner’s history, such as whether each has siblings and experienced parental separation as a child. In the analyses presented here, we first explore proximity to woman’s parents and man’s parents...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1479–1498.
Published: 24 July 2012
...–2009 ASEC surveys, we examine the impact of these family relationships measures on estimates of the prevalence and characteristics of cohabiting families and couples. Because unmarried partners are the only identifiable cohabiting couples in the decennial census, the American Community Survey (ACS...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and that each mother partnered with one father who was actually eligible to pay support and had no other child support obligations. Because the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study contains data on couples, multiple-partner fertility, and a rich array of other previously unmeasured characteristics...
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Demography (1969) 6 (2): 151–159.
Published: 01 May 1969
...Ira Rosenwaike Abstract The basic data needed for measurement of the risks of termination of the legal relationship of marriage by characteristics of the marital partners are not available at this time for the United States because the national divorce registration area includes less than half...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 653–684.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of individual-, partner-, and household-level socioeconomic characteristics, including educational attainment, household wealth, and ownership of radio, television, and landline telephone. Results also hold at the community level, even after accounting for the presence of community-level facilities...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 243–266.
Published: 06 January 2020
... the direct influence of network partners or contextual and selection factors, such as shared environment and common background characteristics. The present study uses instrumental variables to improve the identification of social interaction effects on fertility. Using data from the System of social...
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Demography (2006) 43 (1): 79–98.
Published: 01 February 2006
... such as age, sex, geographic background, experience of previous opposite-sex marriage, parenthood, and educational attainment of the partners involved. The results show that in many respects, the distributions of married populations on these characteristics differ by the sex composition of the couples...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., and the main ndings of our analyses remain robust. The lagged characteristics of the networks (the number and composition of network partners at the initial wave), however, are critical instruments that are further discussed in our section on the determinants of social network changes. Other potential...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 549–572.
Published: 21 February 2019
... to intimacy and pleasure, and/or a sign of mistrust or lack of commitment (Brady et al. 2009 ; Higgins et al. 2009 ; Tavory and Swidler 2009 ). One relationship characteristic closely related to condom use is exclusivity. In exclusive relationships, both partners agree to have sex only with each other...
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