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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Sarah R. Hayford; S. Philip Morgan Abstract We assess the quality of retrospective data on cohabitation by comparing data collected in four major U.S. family surveys: the National Survey of Families and Households and three rounds of the National Survey of Family Growth. We use event-history...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1241–1270.
Published: 17 August 2020
... education as an attribute but also the demographic reproduction of individuals who carry this attribute. Using data from NEPS and SOEP, we introduce a method that estimates prospective models based on retrospective data commonly available in surveys. The analysis offers new estimates of the expected number...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 460–474.
Published: 01 March 1968
... statistics in the United States: marriage registration from the National Center for Health Statistics, retrospective data from censuses and surveys conducted by the United States Bureau of the Census, and indirect estimates from current marital status. None of these data are in agreement, and this...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 173–185.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Frank L. Mott Abstract Considerable historical evidence indicates a long term increase in female labor force participation in the United States during the twentieth century. However, there are only limited data available for analyzing this secular trend in any depth. Comprehensive retrospective...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 307–314.
Published: 01 May 1988
...John G. Haaga Abstract This article examines retest reliability and digit preference in retrospective survey data on breastfeeding duration and type of supplementary food, covering three decades and reported by more than 1200 Malaysian women. Women with little or no education, rural residents, and...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2201–2221.
Published: 06 November 2017
... article proposes 10 cohort measures that can be applied to both prospective and retrospective data to systematically examine long-term trends. To demonstrate their benefits, the proposed measures are applied to retrospective survey data for England that provide residential histories from birth to age 50...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1980) 17 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 August 1980
... measures of labor force experience, and can be applied to female data as easily as male data. In practice, incrementdecrement labor force status life tables can be calculated from current and retrospective data generated by a single labor force survey. The increment-decrement labor force status life tables...
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Demography (1987) 24 (2): 271–278.
Published: 01 May 1987
...K. Srinivasan; A. C. Muthiah Abstract In a number of developing countries, especially in South Asia, there is a custom for a pregnant woman to go to her mother’s home for delivery and remain for some months afterwards. In this context, estimates of various fertility measures, based on data from a...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 115–128.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... Healthy life expectancies are estimated with and without using data on retrospective health information, and the corresponding estimates are compared. The two sets of estimates are similar. We conclude that retrospectively assessed health information based on a one-year recall period can be used to...
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Demography (1972) 9 (3): 415–430.
Published: 01 August 1972
... information on families over time. Retrospective household survey data may provide the empirical base for this line of inquiry. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1972 1972 Married Woman Child Mortality Total Fertility Rate Fertility Decline Vital Rate References...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 199–213.
Published: 01 February 2002
... © Population Association of America 2002 2002 Ordinary Little Square Prenatal Care Unintended Pregnancy Maternal Behavior Retrospective Assessment References Agresti , A. ( 1996 ). An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis . New York : John Wiley & Sons . Aigner , D...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 1968
... in "explaining" the higher predisposition to migrate among the un- employed. The data show a high degree of mobility among employment status categoriesfor migrants and render traditional interpretations of retrospective migration rates in terms of migration propen- sities inapplicable. Employment...
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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 545–563.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Øystein Kravdal Abstract Individual-level retrospective data from the Family and Occupation Survey of 1988 are used to assess the time diverted from gainful employment because of the presence of children in two Norwegian birth cohorts. We find that a two-child mother born in 1950, whose births...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 305–318.
Published: 01 June 1966
... time series. The application of seasonal adjustment programs by electronic computer to vital statistics yields useful information about their seasonal component and provides a means to estimate the trend of current as well as retrospective data. Seasonally adjusted birth, marriage, and death rates for...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 759–772.
Published: 01 June 1967
... restricted types of survey design had been used. Results, based on the period between Rounds 1 and 2, led to three major conclusions. First, if vital data had been collected with a single-round retrospective procedure, gross error (over enumeration plus underenumeration) would have been 17 percent for births...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 805–834.
Published: 05 May 2016
... both unintended pregnancy (Sedgh et al. 2014 ) and child mortality (Liu et al. 2015 ). We use cross-sectional Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data from 31 sub-Saharan African countries; these data feature detailed information on children’s health and survival and mothers’ retrospective reports of...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 249–267.
Published: 01 March 1968
... study of human fertility. This paper combines retrospective and subsequent mobility data obtained from a Los Angeles area probability sample to demonstrate that a past mobility—choice, plan—actualization sequence is congruent with subsequent moves. First, comparisons are made of mobility plans and...
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Demography (1986) 23 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 1986
...Julie DaVanzo; Jean-Pierre Habicht Abstract Individual-level retrospective data from the Malaysian Family Life Survey are used to examine why the infant mortality rate (IMR) has declined rapidly in Malaysia since World War II. Substantial increases in mothers’ education and improvements in water...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 151–167.
Published: 20 November 2018
... associated with the second demographic transition, but increasing international evidence indicates that this explanation is incomplete. Using nationally representative retrospective data from Canadians born between 1940 and 1979 from the 2011 General Social Survey, this study examines transitions out of...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Richard W. Johnson; Julie DaVanzo Abstract Although the departure of children from the parental home is an important life-cycle event, few studies have investigated nest-leaving in developing countries. Using retrospective data from the Second Malaysian Family Life Survey, we estimate hazard models...