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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 283–297.
Published: 01 May 2001
... likely to have (re)married previously married women and were more likely to have (re)married women with children. This racial difference in (re)marital partner choice reduced the racial difference in the prevalence of mother-only families such that, in the absence of such remarriage choices...
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Demography (1980) 17 (2): 129–143.
Published: 01 May 1980
...Suzanne M. Bianchi Abstract Racial differences in average per capita income are decomposed, as are changes over time for both races. The 1960–76 decline in household size accounted for 13 percent of the per capita income inprovement of both races. Whereas real increases in earnings of husbands...
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Demography (1988) 25 (1): 53–70.
Published: 01 February 1988
... between blacks and whites. For example, compared with whites, black married women avoid coital methods, and compared with blacks, white women shift contraceptive behavior more as they change marital status. The complex nature of the racial differences in contraceptive choice are interpreted as reflecting...
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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 309–321.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Isaac W. Eberstein; Jan Reese Parker Abstract This research examines racial disparities in infant mortality, overall and separately according to cause of death. Using linked birth and death records for the 1975 cohort of live births in Florida, racial differences are initially described...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 1977
... of School Segregation . Land Economics , 52 , 278 – 298 . 10.2307/3145527 DEMOGRAPHV@ Volume 14, Number 4 November 1977 RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION IN URBANIZED AREAS OF THE UNITED STATES IN 1970: AN ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL CLASS AND RACIAL DIFFERENCES Reynolds Farley Population Studies Center, University...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1819–1843.
Published: 23 August 2017
... the relative contribution of residential mobility and in situ neighborhood change (i.e., change surrounding nonmobile neighborhood residents) to the black-white difference in changes in neighborhood socioeconomic status and racial composition. Results from decomposition analyses show that the racial difference...
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 1981
... Volume 18, Number 3 August 1981 A NOTE ON RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN THE EFFECT OF FEMALE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ON MARRIAGE RATES Lynn K. White Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 Abstract-The previously observed aggregate relationship between marriage rates...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Marianne E. Page; Ann Huff Stevens Abstract This article examines whether the economic consequences of growing up in a single-parent family differ for black children and white children. It is important to understand whether the costs differ across racial groups because although much of the rhetoric...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 697–720.
Published: 01 November 2004
... of the timing of first adolescent intercourse that emphasizes the impact of neighborhood structural disadvantage and collective efficacy on early sexual activity (at ages 11 to 16). In turn, we explored the extent to which neighborhood factors account for racial differences in the timing of first intercourse...
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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 285–298.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and environmental factors. Employing multiple indicators of “birth health risk,” we found that the racial differences increased with the magnitude of the shared environmental effects. This suggested that possible genetic effects would not pertain to fetal genes, although genes affecting the mother’s physical...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 573–576.
Published: 01 November 2001
... and fail to explain the gap in birth weight; empirical findings suggest their involvement. Although maternal effects can be environmental, as illustrated by recent findings, genetic effects could be important as well because gene frequencies are known to differ across the “racial” groups as studied...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 569–571.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Oord and David C. Rowe’s article, “Racial Differences in Birth Health Risk: A Quantitative Genetic Approach,” published in the August 2000 issue of Demography, is part of this effort. These authors use race as a proxy for genetic variation, which subverts even the most positive attempts to understand...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 111–132.
Published: 01 February 1996
... racial groups. Most of the racial differentials in occupational status can be explained by racial differences in the personal assets that determine occupational attainment (especially education), but only a much smaller fraction of the White/non-White income differential can be so explained. Despite...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 1035–1051.
Published: 01 November 2010
... by previous research. 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2010 2010 Health Insurance Life Table Racial Difference Health Insurance Coverage Racial Disparity References Arias E. ( 2002 ). United States Life Tables, 2000 National Vital Statistics Reports...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1325–1352.
Published: 01 August 2022
... opportunities. Building on age-structured kinship theory, we infer the current kinship network distribution in the United States from the past fertility and mortality histories of Black and White Americans in different age-groups. This approach allows us to evaluate racial differences in the exposure...
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Demography (2022) 59 (6): 2295–2319.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to differential attainment of benchmarks related to education, employment, and family formation. This study investigates that mechanism alongside racial differences in childhood poverty exposure. Analyses of Panel Study of Income Dynamics data reveal that racial differences in childhood poverty are more...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 563–567.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Reanne Frank Abstract In an article in the August 2000 issue of Demography titled “Racial Differences in Birth Health Risk: A Quantitative Genetic Approach,” van den Oord and Rowe attempted to study the genetic and environmental factors contributing to the black/white gap in infant birth weight...
Published: 10 September 2020
Fig. 6 Racial differences in the projected share of people marrying by age 40, by cohort, gender, and parental income (panels a and b) and parental income differences in these racial differences (panels c and d). Note : Point estimates in black surrounded by 95% confidence intervals in gray More
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 585–605.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Journal of Economics , 105 , 321 – 39 . 10.2307/2937789 Bobo L. , & Zubrinsky C.L. ( 1996 ). Attitudes on Residential Integration: Perceived Status Differences, Mere In-Group Preference, or Racial Prejudice? . Social Forces , 74 , 883 – 909 . 10.2307/2580385 Bradford...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 231–247.
Published: 01 May 1995
...James C. Cramer Abstract This paper attempts to explain the differences in birthweight observed between blacks, white Anglos, Chicanos, and other racial and ethnic groups. The analysis focuses on the role of income and financial assistance from relatives and public programs. Using data from the NLS...