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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 462–469.
Published: 01 June 1966
...Basil G. Zimmer; Calvin Goldscheider Summary The purpose of this paper is to determine the extent to which suburbanization has influenced the traditional fertility differences observed between Catholics and Protestants. It is hypothesized that suburbanization has served to decrease religious...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2307–2332.
Published: 21 August 2014
... religious differences are expected in external markers of gendered behaviors and family norms. Results indicate that Muslim women are more likely to engage in veiling and less likely to venture outside the home for recreation and employment. However, religious differences are absent when attention...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 199–214.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Protestant rates (1.64 vs. 1.91). Most of the Protestant-Catholic difference is related to later and less frequent marriage among Catholics. Future research on the demography of religious groups should focus on explaining the delayed marriage pattern of Catholics, the high fertility of Mormons and frequently...
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Demography (2006) 43 (1): 141–164.
Published: 01 February 2006
... of a racial crossover in mortality rates for both men and women. When religious attendance is modeled in terms of differential frailty, clear gender differences emerge. For women, the effect of attendance is race- and age-dependent, modifying the age at crossover by 10 years. For men, however, the effect...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 May 1999
... into a seven-year difference in life expectancy at age 20 between those who never attend and those who attend more than once a week. Health selectivity is responsible for a portion of the religious attendance effect: People who do not attend church or religious services are also more likely to be unhealthy...
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Demography (2024) 61 (2): 541–568.
Published: 01 April 2024
... the second demographic transition. To address this gap, this study (1) examines trends among rural and urban families in Canada and the United States over a 30-year period and (2) determines whether compositional differences in demographic, socioeconomic, and religious factors explain current differences...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 626–640.
Published: 01 June 1967
... to this percentage. An assessment of fertility differences by religious groups, as well as by place of origin of the father, is then carried out. The data show significant differences among religious groups, with Moslems and Buddhists having the highest parity averages, followed by Hindus and Jains. A considerably...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 385–404.
Published: 01 August 1993
..., rivaling in magnitude that of age at marriage and, at least for Protestants and Catholics, dominating any adverse effects of differences in religious background. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1993 1993 Religious Affiliation Marital Satisfaction Marital Dissolution...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Ira Rosenwaike Abstract Religious preference and educational level appear to be the major characteristics accounting for variation by age at marriage among Americans. Differences in age at marriage by educational attainment have been definitively documented in census reports, while those...
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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 (1967) 4 (2): 576–600.
Published: 01 June 1967
... the use of different contraceptives emphasizes the degree to which the partner’s influence is responsible for resort to birth control. Third, the proportions of users in religious groups show that religion is not a barrier to the use of any method. Fourth, the material is treated from the standpoint...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 751–786.
Published: 12 May 2015
.... S. ( 2009 ). Race and ethnic differences in religious involvement: African Americans, Caribbean blacks and non-Hispanic whites . Ethnic and Racial Studies , 32 , 1143 – 1163 . 10.1080/01419870802334531 Cherlin , A. J. , Cross-Barnet , C. , Burton , L. M. , & Garrett...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 126–134.
Published: 01 March 1967
... and the remaining were Hindu. Of the ever-widowed females, 84 percent in Saharanpur, 25 percent in Rohtak, and 19 percent in Mathura were found to have remarried. With a view to finding out whether differences in widow remarriage percentages by districts were real or were due to variations in the distribution...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 185–191.
Published: 01 May 1984
... and Ryder, 1977; Whelpton et al., 1966). For example, Westoff et al. (1964:133) concluded that religious affiliation "is the strongest of all major social influ- ences on fertility." Using national data collected in 1973, Bonham (1977) and Ford (1981) found consistent differences between Protestant...
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Demography (1976) 13 (3): 329–338.
Published: 01 August 1976
... relevant others think she should do and her motivation to comply with those others. The data strongly supported this hypothesis for each of three different behaviors. Analysis of variance revealed a significant religious differential for intentions to have a two-child family (Catholics were less likely...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 231–240.
Published: 01 May 1972
... is concerned with three 1959, pp. 309-313). Thus the difference issues: (I) Are any differences in family in expected completed family size be- size between Catholics and non-Catholics tween the two religious groups was twice greater in the central city than in the as large in the cities (0.8...
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Demography (1969) 6 (3): 323–334.
Published: 01 August 1969
... million, depending on the assumed level of mortality. The Pakistani census data on the India-born show no net influx from India during 1951–61. Intercensal growth rates for the populations of different religious faiths in Pakistan are consistent with the estimates of net immigration into India...
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Demography (1970) 7 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 February 1970
... than did the twelfth grade children of other religious groups. However, because of the limited sampie size of some categories, compari- sons among religious groups at different grade levels are unreliable. While no hypothesis was formulated Ideal Family Slze among Young People prior to the study...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 529–545.
Published: 01 August 2004
...), Jeffery and Jeffery (1997) found that Muslim-Hindu fertility differences remained after socioeconomic variables were controlled. Given their belief that religious differences are not pervasive, they adopted a context-specific (as opposed to a global) interpretation. They argued that the higher fertility...
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Demography (1970) 7 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 May 1970
... ( 1969 ). Socioeconomic differences among religious groups in the United States . American Journal of Sociology , 74 , 61 – 31 10.1086/224713 . Henripin , Jacques , & Keyfitz , Nathan ( 1965 ). Les tendences demographiques au Canada et aux Etats-Unis . The Canadian Review...