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Demography (1970) 7 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 May 1970
... of family size had not appeared by 1961, although the U pattern can be discerned for some subgroups such as Catholics living in big cities and persons of Irish ancestry. In the United States, however, changes in family size for all three religious groups and both whites and nonwhites follow the U pattern...
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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 (1975) 12 (3): 505–518.
Published: 01 August 1975
... and to point up in bold relief the influence of a variety of factors that contribute to the residential patterns of the widowed. The data in this study were drawn from the 1960 Census of the United States and the 1961 Census of Israel, the latest which offer comparable data. Five ethnic-religious groups...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 462–469.
Published: 01 June 1966
... between Catholics and Protestants in central city and suburban segments of large and small metropolitan areas, we found that the data indicated that marked Catholic-Protestant differences are still found in central cities. However, fertility differences between the two religious groups tended largely...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 473–491.
Published: 01 November 1969
...Surinder K. Mehta Abstract An analysis of the residential distribution of caste and religious groups in Poona (India) over the past century and a half shows distinctive patterns of segregation and centralization that have largely remained unchanged despite the city’s growth and development...
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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 (1983) 20 (1): 87–98.
Published: 01 February 1983
... respondents. Among the most religious group, however, education had the opposite effect, suggesting that convergence will be delayed. 3 3 2011 © Population Association of America 1983 1983 Family Size Church Attendance Modern Contraceptive Family Planning Perspective Abortion Attitude...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 378–392.
Published: 01 June 1966
... for ages of maximum economic activity. Migration streams to Bombay were preponderantly male, and, among males, the married segment predominated. The propensity to migrate was unusually high among minority religious groups. As to educational level, migrants were superior to the general population at origin...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 723–748.
Published: 12 May 2016
... of the twentieth century, and this relationship varies across religious groups. Findings suggest that state and community resources can offset the impact of resource dilution—a more sociological interpretation of sibship size patterns than that of the traditional RD model. 31 3 2016 12 5 2016 ©...
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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 (1984) 21 (2): 185–191.
Published: 01 May 1984
... the differential by frequency of communion among Catholic wives. We replicated their study using data from the 1976 National Survey of Family Growth. We found that the fertility of the two religious groups was indeed converging, but the Catholic-non-Catholic differential was larger than that found by Jones...
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Demography (1970) 7 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 February 1970
... to ideals at grades 6 and 9, but the relation was curvilinear at grade 12. The direct relation between ideals and socioeconomic status became more pronounced at grade 12. Ideal sizes were larger for Catholics than for other religious groups. The study lends at least minimal support to the notion that early...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 126–134.
Published: 01 March 1967
... younger widows, since nearly 90 percent of those below age 16 and 80 percent of those in the age group 15–19 were remarried. Also, roughly 80 percent of those who did not have a child at the time of their widowhood were remarried. But the per-centage of remarried widows declined with an increase in age...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 February 1972
... patterns among persons in major religious groups . Eugenics Quarterly , 7 , 31 – 38 . Goldstein Sidney ( 1969 ). Socioeconomic differentials among religious groups in the United States . American Journal of Sociology , 74 , 612 – 631 . 10.1086/224713 Greeley Andrew M. ( 1970...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 385–404.
Published: 01 August 1993
... quantification of differences in stability among various types of intrafaith unions, as well as of the extent to which out-marriage is a destabilizing force for members of each major religious group. In addition, whereas most previous analyses have relied on logit or probit regressions, or on simple cross...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 196–209.
Published: 01 March 1967
... in the Statistical Abstract of the United States , 1958, p. 41, Table 40. See also Paul Glick, “Intermarriage and Fertility Patterns among Persons in Major Religious Groups,” Eugenics Quarterly , VII (March, 1960), 31–38. 10 Seligman Ben , & Antonovsky Aaron ( 1958 ). Some Aspects of Jewish...
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Demography (1984) 21 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 1984
... Customary and church 84 0.87 0.76 Grand mean = 6.35 ~et of all other variables. close second for older rural women. The differentials among the various religious groups remain virtually the same after controlling for age at first marriage, level of education, residence of husband, and form of marriage...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 642–650.
Published: 01 June 1968
... years we have conducted some 30 surveys of of attitudes of parents among rural and urban populations, comprising various caste, religious, cultural and income groups. A summary of these random samplings shows that about 70 percent of wives and about 66 percent of husbands among couples with at least...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 1979
... Sociological Review , 36 , 50 – 52 . 10.2307/2093505 Long L. H. ( 1970 ). Fertility Patterns Among Religious Groups in Canad . Demography , 7 , 135 – 149 . 10.2307/2060405 Robinson G. K. ( 1936 ). The Catholic Birth Rate: Further Facts and Implications . American Journal...
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Demography (1969) 6 (3): 323–334.
Published: 01 August 1969
..., the former remains the open possibility; it also is supported by the census data on the growth of population according to religious groups. POPULATION GROWTH BY RELIGION The preceding estimates of the volume of migration can now be compared with the rates of intercensal growth of differ- ent religious groups...