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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 107–120.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Rosemary Santana Cooney Abstract While economic development has been associated with increased participation of females in the labor force, it remains problematic whether sexual equality within the labor force has also increased. This study examines the differentiation of structural variables...
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Demography (1990) 27 (4): 537–557.
Published: 01 November 1990
... is currently in dating relationships, adolescent girls initiate sexual intercourse at earlier ages (Inazu & Fox 1980; Moore, Peterson, & Furstenberg 1984). Equally as important as the ability of family members to communicate sexual values to children is the nature of these expectations (Newcomer & Udry 1987...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 355–368.
Published: 01 August 1997
... through early initiation of sexual/reproductive activity, universal marriage and minimal interruption of marriage, nonuse of contraception within a union, and a positive attitude toward high fertility. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1997 1997 Reproductive Behavior Total...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 155–156.
Published: 01 February 1975
..., it seems more likely to me (as well as more desirable) that it will be an important pressure toward sexual equality, rather than a buttress for traditional patterns. In conclusion, it seems more plausible to me that ZPG propaganda has facili- tated belated changes in ideal family size than that it has...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 599–626.
Published: 14 February 2020
...). That is, we are not testing interaction terms between marital status and sexual orientation. To control for differences in LGB climate across the 40 states in our analytic sample, we also adjust for marriage equality (i.e., whether in a given state-year of data, that same-sex marriage was legal) in all models...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 483–507.
Published: 01 November 1995
..., over the last year. Cohabiting men and women also report very high rates of sexual activity-7.43 and 7.20 times per month over the past year, which suggests that on this dimension, cohabitation equals marriage in its benefits to the individuals involved. The difference between cohabiting and married...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1787–1808.
Published: 08 September 2020
... and women. GAY / LESBIAN and BISEXUAL are indicator variables for respondents’ indicated sexual orientation. AFTER GOODRIDGE is an indicator variable equal to 1 for individuals interviewed on or after May 17, 2004—the first day same-sex marriage licenses were issued in Massachusetts. The coefficients...
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Demography (1987) 24 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Arland Thornton; Donald Camburn 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1987 1987 Sexual Experience Sexual Attitude Church Attendance Standardize Regression Coefficient Maternal Employment References Acock , A. C. , & Bengtson , V. L. ( 1980...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Joseph J. Sabia; Daniel I. Rees Abstract A number of studies have shown that teenagers who abstain from sex are more likely to graduate from high school and attend college than their sexually active peers. However, it is unclear whether this association represents a causal relationship or can...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1011–1036.
Published: 29 June 2012
...Adeline Delavande; Hans-Peter Kohler Abstract We investigate the causal impact of learning HIV status on HIV/AIDS-related expectations and sexual behavior in the medium run. Our analyses document several unexpected results about the effect of learning one’s own, or one’s spouse’s, HIV status...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 15–30.
Published: 01 February 2024
... Birth cohorts Sexual identity Gender identity Measurement LGBTQ+ One goal of President Biden's Executive Order 14075 on Advancing Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Individuals (Exec. Order No. 14075, 2022 ), issued on June 15th, 2022, was to strengthen...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 89–110.
Published: 01 February 2022
... heterosexual (straight), but somewhat attracted to people of your own sex; bisexual, that is, attracted to men and women equally; mostly homosexual (gay), but somewhat attracted to people of the opposite sex; 100% homosexual (gay); not sexually attracted to either males or females; or missing.” Respondents who...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 85–98.
Published: 01 February 1989
... to the change over time in two fertility outcomes: the probability of a nonmarital live birth and, given a live birth, the odds of its being nonmarital. The changes in the probability of sexual debut prior to marriage and in marriage patterns themselves are the two most important contributors to these changes...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2075–2104.
Published: 26 September 2013
... resulting in more years of exposure to the risk of a premarital first birth. However, cohort trends in premarital first births may also reflect trends in premarital sexual activity, premarital conceptions, and how premarital conceptions are resolved. We decompose observed cohort trends in premarital first...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 139–154.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Dan Black; Gary Gates; Seth Sanders; Lowell Taylor Abstract This work provides an overview of standard social science data sources that now allow some systematic study of the gay and lesbian population in the United States. For each data source, we consider how sexual orientation can be defined...
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Demography (2005) 42 (2): 347–372.
Published: 01 May 2005
... gender inequities. Relative to their nonmigrant peers, Mexican women in the United States average higher emotional consonance with their partners, but lower relationship control and sexual negotiation power. Methodologically, we found that the RCS is internally valid and useful for measuring the impact...
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Demography (2006) 43 (4): 747–769.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the association between age at first sexual intercourse and the 48-bp repeat polymorphism in the dopamine receptor D4 gene (DRD4). The twin analysis shows that MZ twins correlate their timing of first sex to a much greater extent than do the same-sex DZ twins. Our analysis of the polymorphisms in DRD4 indicates...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 659–673.
Published: 01 June 2023
... on adolescence as a critical stage of sexual identity development ( Katz-Wise and Hyde 2015 ; Savin-Williams and Ream 2007 ). Rather, our findings suggest that changes in sexual identity reports represent an equally worthy research topic among the elderly and indeed across the full life span. We also found...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2109–2121.
Published: 06 November 2019
... The legalization of same-sex marriage is seen as an important step toward reducing the gap in well-being between sexual minorities and heterosexual individuals (Gonzales 2014 ; King et al. 2008 ; Thomeer et al. 2018 ; Wight et al. 2013 ). Now that same-sex marriage has been legalized across an increasing...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 705–728.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... The minimum frequency of episodes of sexual intercourse (5.5 acts of intercourse) is in January, and the maximum (6.75 acts of intercourse) is in June (see Figure 2). The F test (a global test of the null hypothesis of an equal number of acts of intercourse for all months) shows that at least in one month...