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Demography (1970) 7 (3): 317–324.
Published: 01 August 1970
... rates which reflect absolute differences between corresponding age-specific mortality rates; and average of relatives indexes which reflect proportional differences between those rates. The choice of index depends upon the purposes for which it is to be used, and is important as different indexes can...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 331–340.
Published: 01 March 1967
...), the authors suggest the concomitant publication (on the basis of unified classifications) of an analysis of the relative value of different definitions of population characteristics, a merged-item vocabulary, and indexes to various censuses. Once the study has developed beyond an experimental phase limited...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., the standardized relative body mass index (SRBMI) was moderately correlated (r = .31) with body mass index (BMI) at ages 53–54 and with maximum BMI reported between ages 16 and 30 (r = .48). Overweight adolescents (≥ 90th percentile of SRBMI) were about three times more likely than healthy-weight adolescents (10th...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 253–265.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Between 1993 and 1997 these midwives tended to be placed in relatively poor communities that were relatively distant from health centers. We show that additions of village midwives to communities between 1993 and 1997 are associated with a significant increase in body mass index in 1997 relative to 1993...
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Demography (1971) 8 (3): 353–367.
Published: 01 August 1971
..., the work index points to the relative involvement in the worker role regardless of the reason for engaging in that role. For the work index, there- fore, the opposite effect upon the SES fertility differentials is noted. Women of upper status tend to reduce their fer- tility (relative to their status...
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Demography (1982) 19 (4): 511–526.
Published: 01 November 1982
...). But it has not been possible for investigators to determine the relative importance of each factor. Using asymmetrical segregation indexes, a rudimentary procedure is proposed for determining the relative importance of voluntary and involuntary forces operating to generate a given level of segregation. Data...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1403–1430.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and lesbian individuals experience disadvantages relative to heterosexuals across every measure of well-being except for physical and mental health, with the largest disparities in financial well-being and social connectedness. Bisexual and queer people are the most disadvantaged across each well-being index...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 675–697.
Published: 14 April 2016
... quotient indexes for one-person households indicated that the concentration of these households is relatively higher in the inner cities of metropolitan areas and the outskirts of the Seoul metropolitan region. Meanwhile, the distribution patterns of the relative concentration levels for one-person...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 876–893.
Published: 01 June 1967
... by the normally used unweighted index. 24 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1967 1967 Participation Rate Dependency Ratio Dependency Load Labor Potential Consumer Population References 1 See, for example, D. R. Kamerschen, “On an Operational Index of Overpopulation...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 731–760.
Published: 01 June 2023
... are both gender and sexual minorities. Using Gallup's National Health and Well-Being Index ( N = 93,144) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System ( N = 543,717), we estimate multivariable logistic regression models to examine how sexual and gender...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1721–1746.
Published: 01 December 2023
... period moderates the main effect association. We test the hypotheses that insurance effects will more strongly affect parity progression for index births during relatively early years than among later births, whereas replacement effects will hasten childbearing more among later birth intervals than among...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1127–1154.
Published: 30 May 2012
..., and the interaction of these two, on adult body mass index (BMI). Using sibling fixed-effects models to account for selection bias, we find that relative to children in other low-income families, children in SNAP-recipient households have higher average adult BMI values. However, the effects of childhood SNAP usage...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Malena Monteverde; Kenya Noronha; Alberto Palloni; Beatriz Novak Abstract Increasing levels of obesity could compromise future gains in life expectancy in low-and high-income countries. Although excess mortality associated with obesity and, more generally, higher levels of body mass index (BMI...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 513–519.
Published: 01 November 1976
... developed in this paper and subjected to three different patterns as- sumed as the age-specific fertility rates. CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS The four sets of index values presented in Table I are quite similar, as they are expected to be. Of the four estimates, the size of the stationary population relative...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2001–2024.
Published: 01 November 2017
... among Hispanics, often called the “Hispanic paradox.” Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Older Men matched to death records in both the U.S. Vital Statistics system and the Social Security Death Index, we demonstrate that even small rates of missing mortality matching plausibly lead...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 785–811.
Published: 11 June 2019
... on children’s body mass index (BMI) and on overweight and obesity. Recent reviews have concluded that a high BMI is a good indicator of excess adiposity and is a predictor of health problems, especially among relatively heavy children (e.g., Freedman and Sherry 2009 ). Being overweight or obese in childhood...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 249–267.
Published: 01 March 1968
..., which are then contrasted with subsequent mobility. Past mobility, plan, choice, and the life cycle account for approximately 80 percent of the possible subsequent mobility-rate variation for the Los Angeles metropolis. For the time period and indexes, the greatest relative contributions to subsequent...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 753–758.
Published: 01 June 1967
...-access and use-problem solutions; (2) a census-data files-documentation center; (3) a dictionary of universe definitions and of a universe index-code system for concepts; (4) analytic computer programs for comparing characteristics of many small areas; (5) computer-prepared demographic maps and charts...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 296–315.
Published: 01 March 1964
... compositional factors constant, there are several advantages to expressing the results as index numbers. First, a Standardized Comparisons in Population Research 301 I-std. index (relatives) z», Ci, (5) Ni) (C.i N. N. c. The difference between the two general forms of index numbers may be summar- ized...
Published: 17 September 2013
Fig. 5 The proportional contribution of changes in age-specific mortality to the changes in life expectancy, e 0 , and in each index, measured relative to their values in 1959. Values were calculated by integrating the LTRE contributions calculated from Eq. ( 15 ). Note that the color scale More