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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 May 1984
.../NEJM198201283060404 DEMOGRAPHY© Volume 21, Number2 May 1984 SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF LOW BIRTH WEIGHT IN A HIGH-RISK POPULATION Elwood D. Carlson Deportment of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208 Abstract-Over ninety low-weight infants were born per thousand live births...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2125–2158.
Published: 21 November 2017
... underlying pathology for elders’ cognitive dysfunction (Willis and Hakim 2013 ), is already the sixth leading cause of death in the United States (Alzheimer’s Association 2016 ). Understanding social determinants of pathological cognitive decline is key to crafting interventions, but evidence is inconclusive...
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Demography (2023) 60 (3): 675–705.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Tyson H. Brown; Taylor W. Hargrove; Patricia Homan; Daniel E. Adkins Abstract Racism drives population health inequities by shaping the unequal distribution of key social determinants of health, such as socioeconomic resources and exposure to stressors. Research on interrelationships among race...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 301–320.
Published: 01 August 1978
... theory of fertility is derived hypothesizing that the demand for children is primarily an outcome of social psychological processes within the family, subject to certain socioeconomic constraints. Two broad social psychological processes are posited as determinants of fertility. The first suggests...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 1–24.
Published: 05 December 2018
... that might be associated with good health, such as self-efficacy (Palloni and Morenoff 2001 ; Riosmena et al. 2017 ). This process involves the multiple determinants of migration, including individual information, resources, networks, opportunities, and abilities, which interact with social, economic...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2053–2073.
Published: 01 August 2013
... ). Hierarchical Poisson regression modeling . Journal of the American Statistical Association , 92 , 618 – 632 . 10.1080/01621459.1997.10474013 Closing the gap in a generation: Health equity through action on the social determinants of health. Final report of the Commission on Social Determinants...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1815–1841.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... 2019 ; Geronimus et al. 2010 ; Graf, Crowe et al. 2022 ; Levine and Crimmins 2014 ). Despite the prominence of the weathering hypothesis in research on racial inequities in health and longevity, the life course social and economic determinants of racial disparities in biological aging remain...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1543–1569.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Hannaliis Jaadla; Alice Reid; Eilidh Garrett; Kevin Schürer; Joseph Day Abstract We use individual-level census data for England and Wales for the period 1851–1911 to investigate the interplay between social class and geographical context determining patterns of childbearing during the fertility...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
.... The study explicitly allows for the possibility that important characteristics, such as unobserved preferences or community characteristics, determine not only the outcomes of interest but also the size and composition of networks. The most important empirical result is that social networks have significant...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 621–644.
Published: 03 January 2019
..., housing, transportation, social integration, lifestyles, and numerous other social determinants of health. States may have become increasingly important in shaping population health since the 1980s, when structural changes such as deregulation, devolution, and state preemption movements gained momentum...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 February 2024
... to 1.47 by January 2021 ( Stokes, Lundberg, Elo et al. 2021 ) as the pandemic spread throughout the United States. Spatiotemporal variation in ethnoracial excess mortality disparities provides strong suggestive evidence that social and economic determinants, which have been shown to drive disparate...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 499–524.
Published: 17 March 2012
.... ( 1996 ). Understanding sociodemographic differences in health—The role of fundamental social causes . American Journal of Public Health , 86 , 471 – 472 . 10.2105/AJPH.86.4.471 Menchik P. L. ( 1993 ). Economic status as a determinant of mortality among black and white older men: Does...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 675–699.
Published: 01 November 2003
....), Promoting Health: Intervention Strategies from Social and Behavioral Research (pp. 81 – 124 ). Washington, DC : National Academy Press . Hummer R.A. ( 1993 ). Racial Differentials in Infant Mortality in the U.S.: An Examination of Social and Health Determinants . Social Forces , 72 , 529...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 30–70.
Published: 01 March 1967
...Stanley Friedlander; Morris Silver Summary Recent literature shows great interest in the quantitative study of the determinants of fertility. In a similar way, this study takes an across-country approach to specify independent variables, to separate economic from social and political variables...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 489–506.
Published: 01 August 1993
... the determinants of race differences in the two main components of LBW—preterm birth (PRETERM) and intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR)—within a partially causal framework that includes social and proximate explanatory variables. The data come from the 1988 National Survey of Family Growth. This study asks...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 171–184.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Herbert L. Smith Abstract This article links recent conceptual theories regarding the determinants of fertility with research designs appropriate for testing those theories. The most important causal factors in these theories—typically social or cultural institutions, occasionally emergent...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 363–384.
Published: 01 May 2004
... REGISTRATION SYSTEM AND SOCIAL STRATIFICATION IN CHINA: 1955 1996* XIAOGANG WU AND DONALD J. TREIMAN The Chinese household registration system ( hukou), which divides the population into agricultural and nonagricultural sectors, may be the most important determinant of differen- tial privileges in state...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 293–309.
Published: 01 March 1967
.... There are obviously other important determinants, which is only to say that internal migration is a complex phenomenon with multiple and interact- ing social causes. On some of these de- terminants we do not have data (census or otherwise); on others we have only in- adequate data. D.C.: National Academy of Sciences...
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Demography (1971) 8 (1): 49–69.
Published: 01 February 1971
...Bemard C. Rosen; Alan B. Simmons Abstract This paper addresses itself to some linkages between macro-social structure (industrialization, social class), social psychological variables (husband-wife decision making), psychological variables (attitudes), and fertility. A total of 726 currently mated...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 529–540.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Diane S. Lauderdale; Bert Kestenbaum Abstract We present sex- and age-specific death probabilities for the elderly of six Asian American subgroups— Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese—based on data from Social Security Administration files. We determined ethnicity...