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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 86–92.
Published: 01 March 1968
... purpose of this study is to evaluate and adjust the data so far collected on births and deaths from all the compulsory registration areas in Ghana. The analysis shows that there is incomplete registration of births and that the extent of underenumeration affects both males and females by a proportion of...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Mark S. Handcock; Sami M. Huovilainen; Michael S. Rendall Abstract With the widespread availability of event-history data, demographers have increasingly eschewed registration-system data in favor of survey data. We propose instead using survey and registration-system data in combination, via a...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 329–339.
Published: 01 August 1996
... completeness of registration, we adjusted upward the national infant and child mortality rates from registration data, giving values of 73 per 1,000 for infant mortality and 99 for 5 q 0 for the period 1987–1990. These values are approximately 20% above the corresponding direct estimates from the PAPCHILD and...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 374–387.
Published: 01 March 1967
.... develop an adequate vital statistics system. Exploratory studies to measure completeness of civil registration are being done now in an effort to develop means of using civil registration data alone for measurement of vital rates. 8 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1967 1967...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 212–225.
Published: 01 March 1968
... completa, que esperamos eete disponible para 1968, van a ser de gran utilidad para mejorar nuestro conocimiento de los patrones de espaciamiento de ninos. Summary The downward trend in annual birth rates in the United States since 1957, as shown by birth registration data, has been interpreted by some...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 460–474.
Published: 01 March 1968
... statistics in the United States: marriage registration from the National Center for Health Statistics, retrospective data from censuses and surveys conducted by the United States Bureau of the Census, and indirect estimates from current marital status. None of these data are in agreement, and this...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 311–331.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Michael R. Haines Abstract Given the lack of information on mortality in the nineteenth century United States, it seems appropriate to apply techniques which have been created for mortality estimation for developing nations with inadequate vital registration data, to the historical American...
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Published: 04 February 2014
Fig. 1 Infant mortality in the birth registration states and for the registration states of 1915, 1915–1940. Data are from Linder and Grove ( 1947 ). The chart shows the overall infant mortality rate (deaths of children younger than 1 year per 1,000 live births) More
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 425–433.
Published: 01 November 1969
... born infants for Denmark, Great Britain, or New Zealand (countries requiring re- gistration of fetal deaths at 28 or more weeks of gestation) compared to the United States where the registration of fetal deaths is required beginning at 20 weeks, or in some states, earlier in gesta- tion. The data may...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 363–384.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., education for one’s children, housing, health care, and even the right to move to a city. Transforming one’s hukou status from rural to urban is a central aspect of upward social mobility. Using data from a 1996 national probability sample, we show that education and membership in the Chinese Communist...
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Demography (1981) 18 (3): 335–348.
Published: 01 August 1981
... to the previous marital statuses of spouse and bride or groom. Remarriage rates by sex and previous marital status are estimated using vital registration data in combination with census information; there are 47 countries that have such data. The results of the analyses indicate that there are a...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 513–533.
Published: 01 November 1991
...Renbao Chen; S. Philip Morgan Abstract We use vital registration data published since 1979 to update trends in the timing of first births. Two important trends are documented. First, the likelihood that childless women over age 30 will have a first birth has increased since the 1970s. This change...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 363–373.
Published: 01 March 1967
... the degree of industrialization in urbanareas is rarely taken into account. Two hypotheses are tested based upon Mexican census and vital registration data for 1940–60: (a) urban fertility is inversely related to the proportion of the urban population employed in the secondary sector of the economy...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 21–32.
Published: 01 February 1994
... instituted in Hebei during the period of our study (Zeng 1989). Household registration occupies two categories in the original data source. This source specifies three categories of urbanization: rural xiangs, towns, and cities; the cities include the surrounding suburbs. Not surprisingly, an overlap exists...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 403–411.
Published: 01 November 1969
..., the Reg- istrar General of India made plans to implement the Conference Recommenda- tions. A long-range program for ade- quately developing the civil (or normal) registration was recommended, as well as a special sample registration scheme to meet the short-range need for reliable current data on...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 469–478.
Published: 01 August 1973
... from the death registration system. In view of the fundarnentalim- portance of these statistics in health, demographic and economic programs, surprisingly little precise information is available on the quality of these data. We believe that this deficiency is largely due to technical difficulties in...
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Demography (1990) 27 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Beryl Nicholson Abstract Comparison of Norwegian “linked” decennial census data with statistics compiled from 10 years’ migration registrations showed that the amount of movement omitted by census data was considerable. This hidden movement was of a similar order at every administrative level, but...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 262–272.
Published: 01 March 1967
... aliens, and (3) they do not allocate all immigrants to year of entry. Alien registration and passenger data offer possible alternative estimates. The paper attempts to measure unrecorded immigration, discusses how net arrivals of citizens from abroad and from Puerto Rico may be estimated, and how the age...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 411–420.
Published: 01 August 1997
... that changes in the coverage rate for immunization will have little effect on ESTIMATING CHILDHOOD MORTALITY TRENDS FROM ROUTINE DATA 417 FIGURE 1. PROPORTIONS OF PRECEDING BIRTHS DEAD BY THE TIME OF THE SUBSEQUENT BIRTH AND q(1) AND q(3) CALCULATED DIRECTLY FROM REGISTRATION DATA: MATLAB 1989...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 1061–1088.
Published: 22 May 2015
... (NAC-SN) 1716–1870, the Korea Multi-Generational Panel Dataset–Tansung (KMGPD-TS) 1678–1888, and the Colonial Taiwan Household Registration Database (CTHRD) 1906–1945. These data sets in total contain more than 3.7 million linked observations of 610,000 individuals and are the first such Asian data to...