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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 233–250.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Øystein Kravdal Abstract Using data from Demographic and Health Surveys for 22 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, I show that the average educational level in a village or a community of a similar size has a significant depressing effect on a woman’s birth rates, net of urbanization and her own...
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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 229–247.
Published: 01 May 1991
... as a Function of Age . New England Journal of Medicine , 307 , 404 – 6 . 10.1056/NEJM198202183060706 Frank , O. ( 1983 ). Infertility in Sub-Saharan Africa . New York : The Population Council . Henin , R. A. , Korten , A. , & Werner , L.H. ( 1982 ). Evaluation of Birth...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 August 2004
... and Endogenous Explanatory Variables: Test and Solutions With an Application to the Demand for Contraceptive Use in Tunisia . Demography , 32 , 111 – 31 . 10.2307/2061900 Caldwell J.C. , Caldwell P. , & Quiggin P. ( 1989 ). The Social Context of AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 757–772.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Ian M. Timæus; Momodou Jasseh Abstract This article reports levels, trends, and age patterns of adult mortality in 23 sub-Saharan Africa countries, based on the sibling histories and orphanhood data collected by the countries’ Demographic and Health Surveys. Adult mortality has risen sharply since...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 271–294.
Published: 30 January 2018
...Martin Flatø Abstract With high rates of infant mortality in sub-Saharan Africa, investments in infant health are subject to tough prioritizations within the household, in which maternal preferences may play a part. How these preferences will affect infant mortality as African women have ever-lower...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1295–1316.
Published: 13 June 2018
... countries in sub-Saharan Africa. We use a mother fixed-effects analysis to estimate the effect of recent organized violence events within a radius of 50 km of the home of each mother on the likelihood that her child is born in a health facility. The results indicate that geographical and temporal proximity...
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Published: 13 June 2018
Fig. 1 Location of DHS survey sites in sub-Saharan Africa, 1990–2014. Black dots represent DHS cluster locations More
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 445–473.
Published: 07 February 2020
... this question in sub-Saharan Africa, a world region where parents’ education plays a major role in protecting children against severe health risks, and where young children commonly experience parental divorce and remarriage. Moreover, sub-Saharan Africa features distinct family lineage systems, affording...
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Demography (1997) 34 (3): 355–368.
Published: 01 August 1997
..., and Behavior: An Analysis of the Proximate Determinants . New York : Academic Press, Inc. . Caldwell , J.C. , & Caldwell , P. ( 1990 ). “High Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa.” . Scientific American , 262 ( 5 ), 118 – 25 . 10.1038/scientificamerican0590-118 Caldwell , P...
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Published: 01 April 2021
Fig. 2 Share of homogamous couples by educational level, for sub-Saharan Africa as a whole (top panel) and by household location of residence (bottom panel). U = urban; R = rural. Source : Demographic and Health Surveys. More
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 341–366.
Published: 09 January 2014
..., polygyny continues to thrive in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa (Bove and Valeggia 2009 ; Van de Walle 2006 ). Building on evidence that the prevalence of polygyny reflects a complex bundle of economic, social, and cultural features, and that its prevalence has implications for how polygynous families...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 571–602.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Fig. 2 Share of homogamous couples by educational level, for sub-Saharan Africa as a whole (top panel) and by household location of residence (bottom panel). U = urban; R = rural. Source : Demographic and Health Surveys. ...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 531–558.
Published: 18 May 2011
... Population Association of America 2011 2011 Sub-Saharan Africa Child mortality Migration Urban, rural Rural-Urban Nearly all studies that have examined rural-urban differences of demographic and health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa show that urban residents fare better than rural residents...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1075–1101.
Published: 03 June 2012
... for the fast propagation of HIV in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa. 1 5 2012 3 6 2012 © Population Association of America 2012 2012 HIV Marriage Sexual behavior Partnership concurrency Africa Polygyny was frequently featured in early scientific debates on the epidemiology...
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Published: 18 October 2011
Fig. 6 Food production in sub-Saharan Africa, 1961 to 2009. Data are from FAO ( 2011 ) More
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1521–1549.
Published: 10 July 2013
...Shelley Clark; Dana Hamplová Abstract Single motherhood in sub-Saharan Africa has received surprisingly little attention, although it is widespread and has critical implications for children’s well-being. Using survival analysis techniques, we estimate the probability of becoming a single mother...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1143–1170.
Published: 01 June 2021
... about the acceptability of IPV, harnessing couple-level data from 33 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, a region characterized by particularly high levels of both the incidence and acceptance of IPV. We document considerable geographic heterogeneity in the distribution of attitudinal concordance...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2113–2141.
Published: 16 October 2020
... in sub-Saharan Africa (Boyle et al. 2018 ; Raleigh et al. 2010 ). Importantly, these data allow us to construct and employ new high-resolution measures of women’s exposure to conflict events. As such, we build on existing research by simultaneously zooming out to study the demographic effects...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 59–77.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Laurie F. Derose; Øystein Kravdal Abstract In many areas throughout sub-Saharan Africa, young adult cohorts are less educated than their predecessors because of declines in school enrollments during the 1980s and 1990s. Because a woman with little education typically becomes a mother earlier...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1955–1975.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Liliana Andriano; Julia Behrman; Christiaan Monden Abstract This article maps spatial and temporal variation in husbands' dominance in decision-making about their wives' health using pooled Demographic and Health Surveys from 28 countries in sub-Saharan Africa in an earlier (i.e., 2001–2005...
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