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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 475–484.
Published: 01 March 1968
... of the number of households was high. (5) The estimate of the number of households is a greater contributor to errors in estimates of population than is the estimate of the average size of household (jor this test, extrapolated from 1950–60 values or assuming no change since 1960). Although the scope...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 876–893.
Published: 01 June 1967
... of dependency by age only, the burden of maintaining the whole dependent popula- tion is shown to have been much lower than is suggested by the unweighted total- dependency ratio. Furthermore, the continuous decline until 1950 in the relative size of the com- bined young and aged population was be- cause...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 443–448.
Published: 01 March 1968
... in the largest size class had the highest SES levels for all population subgroups. Among the native population in the central cities and urban part of the ring however, the average score varied little with size of SMSA. Within SMSA's of all size classes, the highest median score for each subgroup appears...
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Demography (1969) 6 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 February 1969
... zones but somewhat higher in the rapidly growing outer zones. While household size decreased around the center between 1950 and 1960, on the periphery it remained constant or increased slightly because of increased family size. During the same decade, the group-quarters population, relative to total...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 105–126.
Published: 01 February 1986
... bound 7523 7567 7611 7655 7699 Observed population sizes 7734 8043 8193 8310 n.a. a 68.3 percent confidence intervals b In thousands Population Forecasts and Confidence Intervals for Sweden 117 than twice as large (1895 vs. 1980). This decline in relative errors over time suggests that the absolute...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 1–31.
Published: 16 December 2019
... is large relative to the population: the cohort that they are large relative to matters. 10 10 2019 16 12 2019 © Population Association of America 2019 2019 Cohort size Labor force participation Population aging In light of population aging in the United States...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 May 1993
... differentials—such as age schedules of excess mortality in the single population or the relationship between the level of excess mortality and the relative size of the single population—to make inferences about the relative importance of selection and causal processes. In this paper, a simple mathematical...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 341–355.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Fred C. Pampel Abstract Trends in age-specific suicide rates relate to debates about the consequences of population aging and changes in cohort size for social well-being. Easterlin argues that large cohort size increases suicide rates by reducing relative income; Preston claims that suicide rates...
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 563–585.
Published: 01 November 1974
... analysis which treats population change endogenously. When cohort fertility depends on relative cohort size, or when period fertility depends on labor force size, fluctuations of forty or more years replace the traditional “echo” or generation-length cycle. Twentieth-century U. S. fertility change agrees...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 93–103.
Published: 01 March 1968
... Estados Unidos. Los resultados indican que esta continuidad urbano-rural tiene un alto valor de predicción o de discriminación para ciertas características maritales. Summary Relatively little is known about the relation of type and size of community to the marital characteristics of the population of non...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 513–519.
Published: 01 November 1976
...S. Mitra Abstract If age-specific birth rates m, of a stable population drop abruptly to m x / R 0 , where R 0 is the net reproduction rate, then, according to Keyfitz, the size of the ultimate stationary population relative to.that at the beginning of the process is given by I = be 0 0 R 0 − 1...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 477–490.
Published: 01 June 1966
... the peaking at three years of age. It was shown that age advancement may have reduced the size of the 0–4 age group by about 5 percent relative to adult female age groups, and this would result in an understatement of fertility as measured by the child/woman age ratio of the same amount.The research described...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 442–452.
Published: 01 June 1967
... of recent trends in these proportions. Projected changes in marriage and in the proportions of household heads in the population account for one-fourth to one-third of the projected increase in the number of households; the remaining increase is attributable to projected changes in the size and structure...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 441–450.
Published: 01 November 1971
... structures and with equal initial age/sex distribution, but for a given multiplica- tion factor a, i.e. Then the following relation holds BT* = BT Thus the relative total deviation de- creases with the square root of the size of the initial population. The coefficient of variation has a similar property...
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Demography (1970) 7 (1): 53–60.
Published: 01 February 1970
... in deciding on family size. A survey of 134 adult women living in a limited-income family housing project in a relatively small and isolated American community suggests: the view that continued population growth is a problem in the United States is endorsed more strongly than the view that the couple has...
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Demography (1976) 13 (3): 311–328.
Published: 01 August 1976
... THAN WHITE. WHITE PERCENT oJLLLPir URBAN " aLACK PERCENT 1.11:8"" LUS THAN WHITE SOUTH ATLANTIC z l'j 5 FIGURE 2.-Black Population Distribution by Size of Place Relative to White, Major Divisions: 1790 to 1860" "-The relative distribution was computed by subtracting from the percent of the black...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 May 1972
...Glenn V. Fuguitt; Donald R. Field Abstract Selected social characteristics of individuals were examined for groups of villages simultaneously dichotomized by size, location relative to larger cities, and population change. The percent of people having a selected characteristic in each village group...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 509–519.
Published: 01 November 1988
..., divorce, fertility, and child custody; headship rates for families have remained relatively stable. Increases in single-person and other nonfamily households are due to increases in the size of the unmarried, childless population and to the aging of this population. Increasing propensities to live alone...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 139–154.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., and we note the potential sample sizes. We give special attention to the important problem of measurement error, especially the extent to which individuals recorded as gay and lesbian are indeed recorded correctly. Our concern is that because gays and lesbians constitute a relatively small fraction...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 215–226.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., relative to the size of the Medicare solvency problem caused by population aging. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2001 2001 Gross Domestic Product Baby Boomer Medicare Enrollee Health Care Financing Administration Medicare Cost References Berkeley Mortality...