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Demography (2006) 43 (1): 141–164.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Matthew E. Dupre; Alexis T. Franzese; Emilio A. Parrado Abstract This study investigates the relationships among religious attendance, mortality, and the black-white mortality crossover. We build on prior research by examining the link between attendance and mortality while testing whether...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Robert A. Hummer; Richard G. Rogers; Charles B. Nam; Christopher G. Ellison Abstract We use recently released, nationally representative data from the National Health Interview Survey—Multiple Cause of Death linked file to model the association of religious attendance and sociodemographic, health...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 555–578.
Published: 01 August 2010
... widens; and once we control for women’s greater propensity to visit with friends and relatives, attend religious services, and abstain from smoking, the sex gap in mortality narrows. Biological factors—including indicators of inflammation and cardiovascular risk—also inform sex differences in mortality...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 231–240.
Published: 01 May 1972
... are larger in central city than in suburban areas. 3) Within religious categories, suburbanites attend church more regularly. 4) Among Catholics, suburban residence is associated with less frequent Communion reception. 5) Among Catholics, church attendance frequency is positively associated with family size...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 199–214.
Published: 01 May 1992
... attending Protestants, and the very low fertility of those with no religious affiliation. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1992 1992 Religious Affiliation Total Fertility Rate Baby Boom Marital Fertility Jewish Woman References Bachrach , Christine , Hom...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 381–388.
Published: 01 August 1978
..., partial correlations, and stepwise regression procedures are used in the analysis. Findings indicate that education and attendance at religious services are the two most significant contextual dimensions and sexual permissiveness and fertility ideology are the two most significant ideological dimensions...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 497–518.
Published: 01 August 2007
... to the oldest-old ages. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2007 2007 Childhood Condition Religious Attendance Coef Cients Early Life Condition Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey An erratum to this article is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/dem...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 249–272.
Published: 01 August 1983
... fertility decline are substitute responses in agricultural-based districts. Implications of the findings are discussed. 7 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1983 1983 Marital Fertility Religious Attendance Migration Response Demographic Behavior Demographic Response...
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Demography (2024) 61 (2): 541–568.
Published: 01 April 2024
... in categories, we cannot directly adjust for differences in purchasing power parity (PPP). OECD data show that PPP held steady at approximately 1.2 Canadian dollars per 1 U.S. dollar between 2000 and 2018. Finally, we include a measure of the frequency of attending religious services, which is often used...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 231–257.
Published: 03 January 2017
... if the respondent was married in the year before unemployment. Our measure of religiousness was based on the frequency of religious attendance. We compared weekly, monthly, and less-frequent attendance to a reference category of individuals who never attended religious services. Because information on religious...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 285–320.
Published: 14 January 2019
... 35, religious attendance, and paid work in the two years prior to the birth. Compared with the Post-1979 Sample, the Extended Sample includes more teen mothers (28 % vs. 13 %) and mothers without a high school diploma (25 % vs. 14 %). Nonetheless, the cluster membership distribution is similar...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1421–1447.
Published: 11 April 2013
... and religious attendance are each associated with a reduced likelihood of unwed fatherhood and an increased likelihood of marriage (Lerman 1993 ). Incarceration is also associated with lower marriage rates, but imprisoned men are just as likely to have children as men outside of prison (Lopoo and Western 2005...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 563–577.
Published: 01 November 1989
... Fundamentalist -0.57" -0.58" -0.57" -0.51" -0.58" -0.54" Catholic -0.16 -0.14 -0.14 -0.09 -0.14 -0.15 Religious attendance -0.08 -0.08 -0.09 -0.08 -0.06 -0.08 Parityd -0.00 -0.00 -0.D1 -0.02 -0.D1 -0.D1 Premarital pregnancy 0.62" 0.60" 0.63"" 0.60" 0.60" 0.61" Aged 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 Marital history...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1789–1818.
Published: 10 May 2013
...-Christian) religion, or no religion—and a time-varying measure of how often mothers typically attend religious services on a scale ranging from never (1) to once per week or more (5). Relationship quality was measured as a four-item scale at each survey wave. On a scale from never (1) to often (3...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 475–481.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Linda B. Williams; Basil G. Zimmer 7 1 2011 15 9 1988 15 3 1990 1 8 1990 © Population Association of America 1990 1990 Religious Affiliation Church Attendance Religious Participation Marital Duration Marital Fertility Rate References Ford K...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 991–998.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., divorce, or anything that interferes with high rates of reproduction.” Religiosity may therefore have a positive effect on fertility, provided that religious norms influence the fertility behavior of believers. An important point in this context is that individuals often imitate the fertility patterns...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 181–197.
Published: 01 February 2002
... of childbearing behavior, the age and race of the wife was used. Level of education was coded as four dummy variables: less than high school, high school, some college, and college degree or above. Religious attendance was measured by four dummy variables: never, yearly, monthly, and weekly. I focused on church...
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Demography (1982) 19 (4): 495–509.
Published: 01 November 1982
... fertility of these matched Catholics. Attendance at a Catholic school or college was thought to expose one to a homogeneous social network which could reinforce religious norms about family planning and family size. A logical implication of this thesis was that if Catholics continued to achieve higher...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 811–833.
Published: 27 May 2015
...’ and children’s educational attainment are still positively correlated despite the considerable decline of this association across birth cohorts (Breen et al. 2009 ; De Graaf and Ganzeboom 1993 ). Evidence also suggests that church attendance and religious beliefs are transmitted from parents to children...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 367–379.
Published: 01 August 1986
... you usually attend religious services?" Religion and Fertility: Marriage Patterns and Hispanic Origins 369 Table I.-Total marital fertility rates (TMFR), white women in intact first marriages, by religious affiliation, United States, 1951-1981 Religious affiliation DifferenceYear Total Catholic Non...