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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 August 1984
...James H. Mielke; Lynn B. Jorde; P. Gene Trapp; Douglas L. Anderton; Kari Pitkänen; Aldur W. Eriksson Abstract We analyze a 140-year series of smallpox deaths in the Åland Islands, Finland. Vaccination, introduced in 1805, dramatically reduced the annual number of smallpox deaths. It also influenced...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 405–423.
Published: 01 August 1993
...S. R. Duncan; Susan Scott; C. J. Duncan Abstract Time-series analysis, a valuable tool in studying population dynamics, has been used to determine the periodicity of smallpox epidemics during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in two contrasting representative situations: 1) London, a large...
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Demography (1982) 19 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 1982
... Case Death Rate Smallpox Diarrheal Disease References Chapin, Charles V. 1926. Changes in Type of Contagious Disease. Fourth Sedgwick Memorial Lecture-Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Chicago. Cheney, Rose A. 1981. Patterns of Summer Infant Mortality in Late-Nineteenth-Century...
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Demography (1970) 7 (2): 235–240.
Published: 01 May 1970
.... On the one hand, an in- 35 years (Hashmi, 1963, p. 140). Later fant for the first few weeks of life at least, 235 236 may have immunity (inherited from the mother) against smallpox and typhoid. Se- vere malnutrition of the mother, however, may interfere with this normal process. Whatever its immunities...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 2010
... and social networks in a human population in which both stress and social networks are arguably exogenous. © Population Association of America 2010 2010 Arteriosclerosis Rheumatic Fever Smallpox Discharge Information Unit Cohesion References Aizer A. , & Currie J. ( 2004...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 667–703.
Published: 02 April 2015
... ). Decrease of child deaths from smallpox after the introduction of vaccination on the outskirts of Edo (Tokyo), Japan . In S. Kurosu , T. Bengtsson , & C. Campbell (Eds.), Demographic responses to economic and environmental crises (pp. 252 – 271 ). Kashiwa, Japan : Reitaku...
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Demography (1984) 21 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 February 1984
... data were adjusted to eliminate the impact of a smallpox epidemic on the level and age pattern of mortality in Philadelphia in 1880-1881. Deaths due to smallpox were eliminated and persons who died from smallpox were subjected to the age-specific probabilities of dying from other causes for six months...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 953–977.
Published: 05 May 2020
... . Dribe M. , & Nystedt P. ( 2003 ). Information, trust and the diffusion of smallpox vaccination: The case of Scania in Sweden, 1802–1835 . Scandinavian Economic History Review , 51 , 9 – 28 . Easterlin R. A. ( 1996 ). Growth triumphant: The twenty-first century in historical...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 1061–1088.
Published: 22 May 2015
... not only on household landholding but also on assets and farming animals of the household. The CTHRD also contains information on female footbinding and smallpox inoculation. 35 With the information on kinship and residence available in all data sets, we can embed individuals into a conceptual web...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 289–306.
Published: 01 May 1988
... ). London : Her Majesty’s Stationery Office . Mercer , A. J. ( 1985 ). Smallpox and epidemiological-demographic change in Europe: The role of vaccination . Population Studies , 39 , 287 – 307 . 10.1080/0032472031000141496 Mercer , A. J. ( 1986 ). Relative trends in mortality...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 525–538.
Published: 01 March 1968
... cen- tury in Massachusetts, indicated that the average length of life may have been some- what over 35 years. Mortality records for New York City during that half-century- very likely duplicated elsewhere-point to highs for yellow fever and smallpox and two peak years for cholera, with death Mortality...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1647–1680.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... , & Prata , N. ( 2002 ). War, peace, and fertility in Angola . Demography , 39 , 215 – 231 . Ager , P. , Hansen , C. W. , & Jensen , P. S. ( 2018 ). Fertility and early-life mortality: Evidence from smallpox vaccination in Sweden . Journal of the European Economic...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 447–455.
Published: 01 August 1990
... Clinics (AHC; puskesmas pembantu) each week so that each AHC is visited between one and four times a month on a prearranged day and time. In addition to this, the vaccinators, known locally as JURIM (for fUTU imunisasi) or maniri cacar (smallpox vaccinators), are expected to travel widely within...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 642–650.
Published: 01 June 1968
... health and medical services have been implemented in the last three five-year HOW INDIA IS TACKLING HER POPULATION PROBLEM* S. CHANDRASEKHARt plans. Major communicable diseases like cholera, malaria and smallpox have been nearly brought under control and meas- ures to eradicate them are now being put...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 381–389.
Published: 01 November 1977
... knowledge of the factors responsible for !B, smallpox, mea~les, dip theria, whoop- historical trends and differentials in mor- ing cough, typhoid, cholera, malaria, tality in a number of important respects. typhus, plague) have made a smaller and Time permits coverage of only a few high- smaller...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 539–548.
Published: 01 November 1977
... can point to any parent cohort's life history and find some euphoric experi- ences in their younger years, or, alterna- tively, some great disaster, which left their mark. There are, admittedly, some over- riding calamities (the Thirty Years' War, the great smallpox epidemics of the late seventeenth...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 386–398.
Published: 01 March 1965
... villages inhabited by Negroes facili- tated the spread of diseases, particularly smallpox." In slavery, whites cared for most Negroes and provided for their daily needs. Left to provide for themselves, with no idea of a proper diet and no re- course to medical aid, Negroes' morbidity increased, especially...
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Demography (1986) 23 (4): 473–487.
Published: 01 November 1986
.... In some other domains it was recognized that the invisible hand did not perform at all satisfactorily: to mitigate the ills of urban congestion, zoning laws had to be adopted; and to make smallpox immunization effective, freedom of choice had to be overruled. Once made, however, such exceptions...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 374–387.
Published: 01 March 1967
... of relating the number of current births and deaths within the sample unit to the present population within the sample unit. Another important finding of the pilot was that the system which worked in rural areas would not work in the urban areas. The normal registrar in urban units, usually the smallpox...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 597–609.
Published: 01 November 1988
... they concern all time periods. The IMR is larger than would be predicted by variables in the model alone in 1871, perhaps because of a smallpox epidemic (Prinzing, 1931), the Franco-Prussian war (Sagarra, 1977), or poorer medical technology. Infant mortality is significantly lower than would be predicted...