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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 399–409.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Kathryn A. Sowards Abstract Linked death and birth records from San Antonio, Texas reveal that infectious infant mortality is increasingly a function of premature birth and low birth weight. Between 1935 and 1944, 4% of infectious infant deaths had associated causes involving prematurity...
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 587–605.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of infant mortality in the developed world correspond to a range of a 1 0 quantities. We illustrate the competing effect of falling mortality and reduction in preterm births on a 1 0 through two populations with very different levels of premature birth—infants born to non-Hispanic White mothers and infants...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 3 Relationship between the ratio of infant to under-five mortality and prematurity in the United States. NHB = non-Hispanic Black. NHW = non-Hispanic White. More
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 February 2009
...–80th percentile of SRBMI) to be obese in adulthood and, as a likely consequence, significantly more likely to report health problems such as chest pain and diabetes. Overweight adolescents also suffered a twofold risk of premature death from all nonaccidental causes as well as a fourfold risk of heart...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 851–872.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Neil K. Mehta; Virginia W. Chang Abstract Obesity is considered a major cause of premature mortality and a potential threat to the longstanding secular decline in mortality in the United States. We measure relative and attributable risks associated with obesity among middle-aged adults using data...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 305–318.
Published: 01 May 1992
..., once the confounding effects of prematurity are removed. The risks associated with short conception intervals are confined to children who are also high birth order; they persist in the presence of controls for prior familial child mortality, breast-feeding, mother’s age, and socioeconomic status...
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Demography (2016) 53 (1): 215–239.
Published: 18 December 2015
... and simultaneously increase life expectancy, especially for whites, should target premature, young adult causes of death—in particular, suicide, accidental poisoning, and homicide. We conclude by discussing how the analysis of Hispanic-white differences in lifespan variability contributes to our understanding...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1315–1339.
Published: 12 April 2013
... of the marriage premiums for birth weight, prematurity, and infant mortality by at least one-half. 15 3 2013 12 4 2013 © Population Association of America 2013 2013 Marriage Marriage premium Infant health Birth weight Prematurity Research has consistently found that marriage...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 421–444.
Published: 14 November 2012
...Roland Pongou Abstract Infant mortality is higher in boys than girls in most parts of the world. This has been explained by sex differences in genetic and biological makeup, with boys being biologically weaker and more susceptible to diseases and premature death. At the same time, recent studies...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 525–552.
Published: 28 February 2012
... prenatal care visits, premature birth, and small size for gestational age) do not predict educational attainment. Our measures explain little of the educational inequalities by parents’ class or education. However, smoking explains 12%—and all health variables together, 19%—of the lower educational...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 797–818.
Published: 18 May 2012
...Andrew Fenelon; Samuel H. Preston Abstract Tobacco use is the largest single cause of premature death in the developed world. Two methods of estimating the number of deaths attributable to smoking use mortality from lung cancer as an indicator of the damage from smoking. We reestimate...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 211–239.
Published: 26 February 2011
... overall mortality decrease differ from those responsible for excess lifetime losses in the United States compared with other countries. The latter can be related to weaknesses of health system and other factors resulting in premature death from heart diseases, amenable causes, accidents and violence...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 653–674.
Published: 14 April 2011
... to economic cost and diffusion posit that rising educational disparities in tobacco use—and associated disparities in health and premature mortality—are associated with higher national income and more advanced stages of cigarette diffusion, particularly among younger persons and males. To test these arguments...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 2 Estimated a 1 0 and 95% confidence intervals for different mortality risk factors and shares of premature birth. Results are from 1,000 simulations of 10,000 births with baseline hazards for preterm and full-term births fitted to the U.S. population in 2012. Note More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 2 Estimated a 1 0 and 95% confidence intervals for different mortality risk factors and shares of premature birth. Results are from 1,000 simulations of 10,000 births with baseline hazards for preterm and full-term births fitted to the U.S. population in 2012. Note More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Fig. 2 Estimated a 1 0 and 95% confidence intervals for different mortality risk factors and shares of premature birth. Results are from 1,000 simulations of 10,000 births with baseline hazards for preterm and full-term births fitted to the U.S. population in 2012. Note More
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Demography (2005) 42 (2): 243–258.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of America 2005 2005 Survival Curve Premature Mortality Maximum Life Span Human Longevity Life Duration References Barbi , E. , Caselli , G. , & Vallin , J. ( 2003 ). Trajectories of Extreme Survival in Heterogeneous Populations . Population , 58 , 43-66 – 43-66...
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Demography (1996) 33 (4): 469–481.
Published: 01 November 1996
.... , Shoham I. , Leiberman J. , & Glezerman M. ( 1994 ). Premature Delivery of Small versus Appropriate-for-Age Neonates: A Comparative Study of Maternal Characteristics . Journal of Reproductive Medicine , 39 , 39 – 44 . Brenner W.E. , Edelman D.A. , & Hendricks C.H...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 489–498.
Published: 01 November 2000
..., traditional fixed cutoff points are employed to seg- ment birth weight and gestational age distributions into two separate groups: normal and compromised birth out- comes. The traditional standards are 2,500 grams for low birth weight and 37 weeks of gestation for prematurity (Kline et al. 1989). Studies...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 327–337.
Published: 01 August 1999
.... , & Moawad , A. ( 1993 ). Risks for Premature Rupture of Amniotic Membranes . International Journal of Epidemiology , 22 , 495 – 503 . 10.1093/ije/22.3.495 Fejgin , M. , Amiel , A. , Goldberger , S. , Barnes , I. , Zer , T. , & Kohn , G. ( 1992 ). Placental...