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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 537–558.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Renato M. Assunção; Carl P. Schmertmann; Joseph E. Potter; Suzana M. Cavenaghi Abstract In this article, we analyze empirical Bayes (EB) methods for estimating small-area rate schedules. We develop EB methods that treat schedules as vectors and use adaptive neighborhoods to keep estimates...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1363–1388.
Published: 05 July 2018
...Carl P. Schmertmann; Marcos R. Gonzaga Abstract High sampling variability complicates estimation of demographic rates in small areas. In addition, many countries have imperfect vital registration systems, with coverage quality that varies significantly between regions. We develop a Bayesian...
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Demography (1970) 7 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 1970
... to relatively minor changes in subject content as compared to 1960, but a major increase in the amount of statistics to be tabulated, especially for small geographic areas. For about 60 to 65 percent of the population, the information will be collected through a new mail-out/mail-back system. The...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 321–335.
Published: 01 May 1972
... technical workers), but only a very small proportion of unskilled blue-collar workers. This strongly sug- gests two things: nonmetropolitan areas are no longer a major source of white unskilled workers, as was the case in the past; and there is a growing proportion of higher-status members in the inter...
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Demography (1996) 33 (4): 523–528.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Jeff Tayman; David A. Swanson Abstract Many customers demand population forecasts, particularly for small areas. Although the forecast evaluation literature is extensive, it is dominated by a focus on accuracy. We go beyond accuracy by examining the concept of forecast utility in an evaluation of a...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 151–171.
Published: 01 February 2004
... small cities, rural towns and villages, but not in large urban areas. With event-history models, we found little positive effect of community-level social capital and a strong deterrent effect of urban labor markets on the likelihood of first and later U.S. trips for residents of urban areas in Mexico...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 744–752.
Published: 01 June 1967
... savings in cost. The major innovation in the results produced by the 1970 Census will probably be in the greater availability of data for more small areas. It does not seem likely at present that there will be significant changes in content. 24 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1967...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 753–758.
Published: 01 June 1967
...-access and use-problem solutions; (2) a census-data files-documentation center; (3) a dictionary of universe definitions and of a universe index-code system for concepts; (4) analytic computer programs for comparing characteristics of many small areas; (5) computer-prepared demographic maps and charts...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 625–633.
Published: 01 November 1972
...Ruth Fabricant; Janice Weinman Abstract The purpose of this study is to develop an alternative method to the traditional cohort survival technique for long-run forecasting of public school enrollment by small area. In the model presented, the difference between first grade enrollment and resident...
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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 217–230.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Kenneth G. Manton; Eric Stallard Abstract A method of analyzing mortality rates in heterogeneous populations is presented. This method, appropriate for the investigation of mortality rates in small geographic areas (e.g., counties) where the forces of mobility operate to selectively “package...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 513–527.
Published: 01 June 1966
.... No analysis of small town growth and decline would be com- plete without concern for the influence of larger cities and metropolitan areas. We tabulated separately data for (1) places in 1960 Urbanized Areas; (2) other places in 1960 Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas, and (3) places in neither...
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Demography (1982) 19 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 1982
... variables in explaining the reduction of overall mortality levels is assessed. By using small areas within the city we are able to establish the impact of particular innovations on specific causes of death. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1982 1982 Diphtheria Typhoid Fever...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 227–241.
Published: 01 March 1964
... Association , XLV ( 250 ), 149 – 63 . 10.2307/2280675 7 Donald J. Bogue and Beverly Duncan, “A Composite Method for Estimating Postcenaal Population of Small Areas by Age, Sex, and Color,” in National Office of Vital Statistics, Vital Statistics-Special Reports , Vol. XLVII, No.6 (August 24, 1959...
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Demography (1971) 8 (1): 81–90.
Published: 01 February 1971
... here will provide a foundation for future longitudinal anal- ysis as subsequent small area census data become available. The study hypotheses are based in part on studies of status segregation in other world cities and on general discus- sion of gross city-fringe status differen- tials in Latin...
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Demography (1973) 10 (2): 137–160.
Published: 01 May 1973
... the relationships among the variables in different kinds of units. Component Method II, used by the Bureau of the Census for more than 20 years, is an example of the first type. Be- cause net migration is usually a small component of population change, Method Population Estimates for Local Areas II is...
Published: 14 April 2016
Fig. 4 Changes in accessibility and the number of small dwellings by area in the SMR every five years More
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 777–809.
Published: 30 April 2014
... across regions to or from a high-poverty rural area is often too small to disclose according to the census disclosure review (e.g., Harlem movers to a rural area). Similarly, the vast majority of white residents of high-poverty urban areas moved within the same MSA, and virtually all stayed in a northern...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 86–92.
Published: 01 March 1968
... 10205 males per 100 females at birth. This suggests complete registration of births or an error of under-registration equally affecting males and females. A close examination of the registration of births by region shows evidence of sex dif- ferentials, but this may be owing to the small number of...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Budget (OMB) on June 30, 1999. Using this de nition, there are 318 MAs in the United States. However, our analyses include only metropolitan areas where there are 1,000 or more members of a particular minority group because segregation indexes for metropolitan areas with small minority populations are...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 373–391.
Published: 01 August 1989
...; as segregation rises, minority members are increasingly concentrated within a small, geographically compact area. A high level of segregation on anyone of these dimensions is problematic because it isolates a minority group from amenities, opportunities, and resources that affect social and economic...