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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 895–921.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Divorce Raise Divorce Rates? A Reconciliation and New Results . American Economic Review , 96 , 1805 – 20 . Demography, Volume 47-Number 4, November 2010: 895 921 895 F DIVORCE AS RISKY BEHAVIOR* AUDREY LIGHT AND TAEHYUN AHN Given that divorce often represents a high-stakes income gamble, we ask...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1011–1036.
Published: 29 June 2012
... only one’s own status increases risky behavior, while learning both statuses decreases risky behavior. In addition, individuals in sero-discordant couples who learned both statuses are more likely to report some condom use. Overall, our analyses suggest that ensuring that each spouse learns the HIV...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1829–1854.
Published: 21 September 2018
...—to adjust their level of uncertainty. Finally, we find that SUL has a sizable impact, in addition to SLE, on risky behaviors: more uncertainty on longevity significantly decreases the probability of unhealthy lifestyles. Given that individual uncertainty about longevity affects prevention behavior...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 1075–1103.
Published: 18 March 2019
... and adopting risky behaviors. Results indicate that adolescents are more likely to form friendships with peers who share their immigrant generation status and that this tendency is particularly strong for first-generation immigrants. Furthermore, immigrant youth with greater proportions of same-generation...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2125–2158.
Published: 21 November 2017
... with early-life hardship only through smoking behavior, for example, then investing in smoking-cessation programs may be the key intervention. Hypothesis 2: Early-life exposure to the Great Depression increases the likelihood of engaging in risky behaviors over the life course (e.g., exercising less...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1979–2004.
Published: 21 November 2016
... ; Unger et al. 2001 ). Intermarriage may therefore have direct effects on risky behaviors and health by changing the reference group and the relevant social norms affecting individual behavior. For example, U.S.-born individuals with two foreign-born parents are less likely to smoke than children...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 373–388.
Published: 01 May 2007
... following changes in school composition. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2007 2007 Risky Behavior Teenage Pregnancy Sexual Initiation School Composition Peer Effect References Aaronson , D. ( 1998 ). Using Sibling Data to Estimate the Impact...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 259–280.
Published: 13 January 2015
... In most of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), HIV testing and counseling (HTC) is promoted and implemented as an important part of HIV prevention (World Health Organization 2010 ). Reduced risky sexual behavior after learning HIV status is presumed, but observed results are mixed, leading to doubt about...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 689–718.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Perspectives , 25 , 156 – 61 . 10.2307/2135923 Gruber J. ( 2001 ). Risky Behavior Among Youths: An Economic Analysis, Introduction . In J. Gruber (Ed.), Risky Behavior Among Youths: An Economic Analysis (pp. 1 – 28 ). Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Gruber J...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 863–890.
Published: 06 May 2019
... . Ribar D. ( 1994 ). Teenage fertility and high school completion . Review of Economics and Statistics , 76 , 413 – 424 . Ritchwood T. D. , Ford H. , DeCoster J. , Sutton M. , & Lochman J. E. ( 2015 ). Risky sexual behavior and substance use among adolescents...
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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 81–93.
Published: 01 February 1994
... and tests are made to ascertain whether the estimated coefficients associated with risk factors differ between husbands’ and wives’ equations. Cigarette smoking, risk-avoidance behavior, poverty, and children are found to affect wives’ and husbands’ mortality in similar ways. Divorce, which can...
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 247–268.
Published: 01 May 2003
... is not significantly associated with the use of alcohol or marijuana among girls. 20. This is not to say that keeping girls in school will necessarily reduce premarital and unsafe sex. More likely, many of the same factors that affect school retention also affect the willingness to engage in risky behavior. sexual...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 691–710.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Risk Behavior Ordinary Little Square Risky Behavior Binge Drinking High School Dropout References Bachman , J.G , O’Malley , P.M. , Schulenberg , J.E. , Johnston , L.D. , Bryant , A.L. , & Merline , A.C. ( 2002 ). The Decline of Substance Use in Young...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 555–578.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... 2005; Waldron 1995) factors that are seldom distributed equally by sex. Even if the risk of external causes of death for males does not change, the sex gap could close if females increase their risky behavior. Passannante and Nathanson (1985:655) stated that the coping mechanisms used by females...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 751–786.
Published: 12 May 2015
... are drawn from the prototype/willingness model, a dual-processing model developed by Gibbons and Gerrard ( 1997 ) in part to explain adolescents’ risky behavior, such as sex without contraception. In this model, decisions are made in two ways. One decision pathway, similar to the theory of reasoned action...
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 303–322.
Published: 01 May 2008
... infection represents a gradient in sexually transmitted HIV infection. To shed light on the mechanisms, I look at the association between education and risky sexual behavior. Previous studies found that the relationship between education and sexual behavior varies with the measure of behavior. For instance...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 February 2021
... positive even with no medical evaluation or signs of AIDS, which drives further risky behavior ( Kaler 2003 ; Kaler et al. 2015 ). Many people are uncertain about their HIV status, and this uncertainty affects their fertility intentions ( Trinitapoli and Yeatman 2011 ). In addition to changing...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 745–773.
Published: 16 February 2017
.../jhr.51.1.95 . Arcidiacono , P. , & Nicholson , S. ( 2005 ). Peer effects in medical school . Journal of Public Economics , 89 , 327 – 350 . 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2003.10.006 . Berthelon , M. E. , & Kruger , D. I. ( 2011 ). Risky behavior among youth...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2057–2084.
Published: 30 November 2020
... a unique study uniting the literatures of material hardship and determinants of contraceptive behavior. I also confirm my main findings in a national sample using Wave III of AddHealth. I extend prior work to suggest that material hardship may be importantly related to risky contraceptive behaviors because...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1377–1398.
Published: 13 September 2016
... circumstances may trigger a divorce. We extend this literature by considering how information gained from a temporary change in life circumstances—in our case, a couple having a child with infantile colic—may affect divorce behavior. Although persistent life changes are known to induce divorce, we argue...
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