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Demography (1983) 20 (1): 27–43.
Published: 01 February 1983
.... Our results are interpreted in terms of their relevance for mortality research, theory, and policy. 3 3 2011 © Population Association of America 1983 1983 Primary Health Care Income Inequality Mortality Data Gini Index Gross National Product References Adelman Irma...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 979–1009.
Published: 06 July 2016
... intervention that alters the supply (or full price) of one or the other and, importantly, that does so in isolation (reproductive health programs often bundle primary health care and family planning—and in some instances, abortion services). In this article, we study Nepal’s 2004 legalization of abortion...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 679–706.
Published: 16 January 2019
...Volha Lazuka Abstract Do early-life effects of investments in public health persist to the oldest-old ages? This article answers this question by using the primary care reform in rural Sweden that between 1890 and 1917 led to the establishment of local health districts, together with openings...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1765–1790.
Published: 07 October 2019
... affects child survival were increased frequency of prenatal care, improved literacy levels, increased father’s educational attainment, and altered fertility behaviors. Many different channels through which maternal schooling contributes to improved child survival and health have been suggested...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 253–265.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... , Ewbank , D. , & Berggren , G. ( 1981 ). Reduction of Mortality in Rural Haiti Through a Primary-Health Care Program . New England Journal of Medicine , 304 , 1324 – 30 . 10.1056/NEJM198105283042203 Boerma , J. , Weinstein , K. , Rutstein , S. , & Sommerfelt...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 513–523.
Published: 01 November 1997
... Akin , J.S. , Griffin , C.C. , Guilkey , D.K. , & Popkin , B.M. ( 1986 ). The Demand for Primary Health Care Services in the Bicol Region of the Philippines . Economic Development and Cultural Change , 34 ( 4 ), 755 – 820 . 10.1086/451558 Akin , J.S. , Guilkey...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1671–1700.
Published: 14 September 2015
... exists on the effect of PMTCT at scale, and the concerns about HIV/AIDS service expansion crowding out non-HIV care in international health suggest that the overall improvements in child health from PMTCT expansion may have been limited. I constructed a geocoded monthly panel using a census of health...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 71–81.
Published: 01 February 1998
... of this variation. However, our findings underscore the importance of directing explicit attention to community characteristics such as access to primary health-care facilities, number of physicians and nurses in the community, immunization cam- paigns, and the nature of water and sanitation systems in or- der...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 15–35.
Published: 01 February 1989
... . Demography , 22 , 1 – 23 . 10.2307/2060983 Mosley, W. H. 1983. Will Primary Health Care Reduce Infant and Child Mortality? A Critique of Some Current Strategies, With Special Reference to Africa and Asia. Paper presented at the IUSSP Seminar on Social Policy, Health Policy, and Mortality Prospects...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 411–420.
Published: 01 August 1997
.... , Stewart , M.K. , Rutstein , S.O. , Boerma , J.T. , & Sommerfelt , A.E. ( 1993 ). High Risk Births and Maternity Care . Columbia, MD. : IRD/Macro International . Hill , A.G. ( 1992 ). “Making Better Use of Demographic Data and Health Statistics in Primary Health Care...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 293–307.
Published: 01 May 2006
....” DHS Comparative Reports No. 6. ORC Macro, Calverton, MD. Schei , B. ( 1991 ). Physically Abusive Spouse—A Risk Factor of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease? . Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care , 9 , 41 – 45 . 10.3109/02813439109026580 Stark , E. , & Flitcraft...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 699–718.
Published: 20 January 2012
... has focused mainly on the short- and long-term consequences of foster care in terms of health and education (Bledsoe et al. 1988 ; Castle 1996 ; Parker and Short 2009 ) and on community acceptance of fostered children (Young and Ansell 2003 ). Although we know that the impetus for foster care...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 673–691.
Published: 01 August 2008
... than whites) in the United States, which some researchers explain by several types of selection biases (Khlat and Darmon 2003; Palloni and Morenoff 2001). Genetic makeup as well as nutrition, well-being, access to health care, lifestyles, and environmental conditions (contemporary and past...
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Demography (1996) 33 (2): 211–229.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... This information is also useful for predicting who is most likely to benefit from public policies to improve community infrastructure. education, and health care. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1996 1996 Child Mortality Maternal Education Community Variable Community...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 229–255.
Published: 26 September 2013
... that unobservable differences between mothers within a household could confound the estimation. 8 For example, a mother that has a high concern for child health may be careful to space births according to public health recommendations (at least three years apart). She would also be sure to immunize her children...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 143–157.
Published: 01 May 1993
...; however, children under age 5, those between 5 and 10 but not in school, and destitute persons were fed at one of the 575 primary health care facilities throughout the country. The mid-1980s also witnessed a major drive to integrate family planning services into maternal and child health services...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 749–782.
Published: 20 April 2011
...% reduction. In The Gambia, a community-based information campaign in one primary health care circuit increased contraceptive use (relative to a control area), but improved access to fertility control methods in a third circuit did not lead to any additional increase in contraceptive use (Luck et al...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Saifuddin Ahmed; W. Henry Mosley Abstract This study examined the relationship between the use of maternal-child health (MCH) care and the use of contraceptives. The high correlation between the two may be due to the independent effect of one on the other or to an association of both with the same...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 413–419.
Published: 01 November 1998
...Theodore J. Iwashyna; James X. Zhang; Diane S. Lauderdale; Nicholas A. Christakis Abstract Wedescribe a method for the development of cohorts of up to three quarters of the 14 million married couples aged 65 and over in the United States. The health care experiences, illness histories...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 May 2000
... in Medicare Data: Mortality, Morbidity, and Health Care Use Among the Married Elderly . Demography , 35 , 413 – 19 . 10.2307/3004010 U.S. Decennial Life Tables for 1989–91 . ( 1997 ). Hyattsville, MD : National Center for Health Statistics . Report of Final Mortality Statistics, 1996 . ( 1998...