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Demography (2005) 42 (2): 301–322.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Yong Cai; Wang Feng Abstract Relying on half a million pregnancy histories collected from Chinese women in the late 1980s, we studied nearly a quarter century of self-reported miscarriages and stillbirths in China. Our results suggest that these two forms of involuntary fetal loss are affected...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 122–137.
Published: 01 March 1968
... in Santiago, Chile. The methodology that was designed to study these changes through the pregnancy history method is described, and variations in the fertility rate by age group (ASFR), the general fertility rate (GFR), and the total fertility rate (TFR) during the period 1964–66, the year in which...
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Demography (1994) 31 (3): 481–486.
Published: 01 August 1994
... be a stillbirth in east Asia. I present data from a recent sample survey featuring a retrospective pregnancy history. These data reveal that at least in the first pregnancy, from which the preponderance of sample births arise, there is no evidence of elevated female infant mortality or of high numbers...
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Demography (1970) 7 (2): 235–240.
Published: 01 May 1970
...John Stoeckel Abstract Infant mortality trends in a rural area of East Pakistan are analyzed utilizing the Bogue pregnancy history technique. The findings indicate that infant mortality has declined slightly over 20 percent between 1958 and 1967. The existence of development programs in women’s...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2229–2254.
Published: 08 November 2014
... and abortion in particular. In this article, we use detailed pregnancy and migration histories collected as part of the Household and Welfare Study of Accra (HAWS) to examine the association between migration and pregnancy outcomes among women residing in the urban slums of Accra, Ghana. We find...
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Demography (1992) 29 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 February 1992
... nonwhites. Special, confidential questioning procedures hold promise for improving the results. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1992 1992 National Longitudinal Survey Abortion Service Calendar Period Pregnancy History Family Planning Perspective References NLS...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 647–673.
Published: 01 November 2005
...: Reconciling Self-Completion and Interview Data . London : Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education . Dodgeon , B. ( 2002 ). Pregnancy Histories in the Combined NCDS/BCS70 1999/2000 Data . London : Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education . Ermisch , J...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 573–586.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Population Association of America 2002 2002 Live Birth Total Fertility Rate Early Neonatal Death Pregnancy History Fertility Event References Bawah , A.A. , Akweongo , P. , Simmons , R. , & Phillips , J.E. ( 1999 ). Women’s Fears and Men’s Anxieties: The Impact...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 836–845.
Published: 01 June 1968
..., and our con- clusions remain unchanged. In the 1967 survey we also collected a complete record of all the pregnancies ex- perienced by the women in the sample, by means of the pregnancy history method. This technique provided another before- after measure of fertility changes in San Gregorio, the results...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 899–925.
Published: 26 May 2020
... Growth (NSFG), a primary data source for study of American fertility experiences (Fu et al. 1998 ; Jones and Forrest 1992 ); for example, 47% of abortions were reported in the 2002 NSFG (Jones and Kost 2007 ). When respondents omit abortions from their pregnancy histories, the accuracy of these survey...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1705–1726.
Published: 10 September 2020
... on the respondent’s pregnancy history, as recorded by the HDSS. Specificity was .866 among respondents with at least one stillbirth in the past five years, .840 among respondents with a postneonatal death in the past five years, and 1.000 (i.e., no false positive reports) among other respondents. The specificity...
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Demography (1969) 6 (1): 17–26.
Published: 01 February 1969
... Population Association of America 1969 1969 Recent Cohort Marital Fertility Fertility Data Pregnancy History Consensual Union References Berelson Bernard ( 1966 ). KAP studies of fertility . In Bernard Berelson (Ed.), Family Planning and Population Programs: A Review...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 409–429.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Barbara Mensch; Denise B. Kandel Abstract The relationship between adolescent drug use and premarital teen pregnancy and abortion as a pregnancy outcome among sexually active women is investigated in a sample of white women from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth. Event history analysis...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 509–528.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue Abstract In this study, I used a life-table approach to estimate how much hypothetical reductions in pregnancy-related dropouts would help close the gender gap in educational attainment. Using the schooling histories of 6,686 pupils, I partitioned Cameroon’s gender gap...
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Demography (1984) 21 (4): 537–558.
Published: 01 November 1984
...). CONSISTENCY CHECKS AND ERROR ANALYSIS Our first test of the methodology was on a simulated data set which provided Estimates of Fertility by Duration of First Marriage pregnancy history data and own-children data that agreed exactly with each other. After validating the computer program on the simulated data...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 297–304.
Published: 01 June 1966
... that because of these two problems—namely, sample heterogeneity and incomplete histories-the Pearl pregnancy rate, which has been traditionally used to measure contraceptive effectiveness, is inadequate. A life table method is described that permits one to combine incomplete histories with complete ones...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 59–66.
Published: 01 February 2001
... who are about to give birth. Smith and colleagues (1996) use similar techniques to examine the factors affecting the nonmarital fertility ratio. INCREASING FERTILITY IN COHABITING UNIONS 61 for a number of reasons. The NSFH does not collect com- plete pregnancy histories. Nor does it collect data...
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Demography (1987) 24 (3): 413–430.
Published: 01 August 1987
..., breastfeeding status, and the occurrence of any child deaths. Pregnancies were recorded when first suspected and first confirmed, as were date of expected delivery and previous pregnancy history. During the last two years, in all but two villages the interval between interviews was increased to two months...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 February 1986
... ). Longitudinal studies of pregnancy on the island of Kauai, Territory of Hawaii. 1. Analysis of previous reproductive history . American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , 71 , 80 – 96 . DEMOGRAPHY© Volume23, Number 1 February 1986 THE EFFECTS OF BREASTFEEDING AND PACE OF CHILDBEARING ON MORTALITY...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 639–657.
Published: 01 November 1973
... was not available. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1973 1973 Live Birth Short Form Fertility Data Pregnancy History Proxy Respondent References Brass , William , & Coale , Ansley J. ( 1968 ). Methods of Analysis and Estimation . In William Brass...