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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 919–942.
Published: 23 April 2015
... and characterized by a fragile transmission structure. This network has a small HIV epidemic potential but is compatible with the transmission of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as syphilis, which are less susceptible to structural breaks in transmission of infection. Our results suggest...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 679–690.
Published: 01 November 1989
... Association of America 1989 1989 Syphilis County Level Black Population Venereal Disease Fertility Transition References Caldwell , J. C. ( 1980 ). Mass education as a determinant of the timing of fertility decline . Population and Development Review , 6 , 225 – 255 . 10.2307...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 615–631.
Published: 01 November 1994
... behavior. Not only should we examine a variety of causal mechanisms for demographic phenomena; we also should consider the varying utility of those mechanisms across different social groups. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1994 1994 Infant Mortality High Fertility Syphilis...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 53–72.
Published: 01 February 2000
... predisposing condition for the increased risk of streptococcal infection and acute rheumatic fever. Other infectious diseases that can affect cardiac function- ing include late-stage syphilis, measles, and typhoid fever. In a sample of typhoid patients, electrocardiogram assessments showed that 12% had cardiac...
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Demography (1966) 3 (1): 188–203.
Published: 01 March 1966
... II indicated that one-fifth to one- quarter of the adult Negro population was infected by syphilis." However, between 1940 and 1957 the incidence of primary and secondary syphilis fell very rapidly- from a level of 350 cases per 100,000 Ne- groes to 23 cases per 100,000.37 Gonorrhea is a more...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 813–834.
Published: 11 April 2017
..., most of which occurred to married women, may have been due to a syphilis epidemic that affected mainly the black population and left many women sterile, although research on this question badly needs updating (on the impact of syphilis, see Brandt 1988 ; Farley 1970 ; Kiser et al. 1968...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 549–572.
Published: 21 February 2019
... sub-Saharan Africa and the United States have found that compared with individuals with serially monogamous relationships, individuals with concurrent relationships are indeed more likely to transmit STIs to their partners, including HIV, syphilis, and chlamydia (Helleringer et al. 2009 ; Koumans et...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 751–786.
Published: 12 May 2015
.... ( 2009 ). Examining Tuskegee: The infamous syphilis study and its legacy . Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press . Roberts , D. ( 1997 ). Killing the black body: Race, reproduction, and the meaning of liberty . New York, NY : Random House/Pantheon . Roberts , D...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 2010
... fever, measles, diarrhea, insanity, malaria, fever, syphilis, gonorrhea, hepatitis, and cardiovascular disease); and state-of-regiment fi xed eff ects. Numbers in parentheses are clustered standard errors. Specifi cations 1, 2, and 3 contain 7,494 observations. Specifi cations 4 and 5 contain 6,845...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 639–660.
Published: 01 November 1991
... and Arlen Carey for helpful comments on earlier drafts. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1991 1991 Infant Mortality Neonatal Mortality Congenital Syphilis Endogenous Condition Postneonatal Mortality References Bean , Frank D. , & Tienda , Marta...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 971–991.
Published: 18 January 2013
... relationships when they are scarce relative to women. Indeed, researchers have found significant inverse relationships between sex ratios and the rates of teen pregnancy (Sampson 1995 ), syphilis (Kilmarx et al. 1997 ), and gonorrhea (Thomas and Gaffield 2003 ). One’s marriage prospects are clearly...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 287–303.
Published: 01 May 1992
... to commit suicide. Infectious disease, no longer a major cause of death, includes such disorders as tuberculosis and syphilis. Respiratory diseases include pneumonia, influenza, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (e.g., bronchitis, emphysema, asthma). Statistical Calculations To examine race...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1243–1268.
Published: 01 July 2015
... 2015 ). Exploiting cross-sectional and time variation, a number of studies have found no evidence of the legalization of same-sex unions eroding traditional values as measured by marriage, divorce, or abortion rates. 4 In fact, for one outcome—namely, syphilis—legalization appears to have reduced...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1473–1498.
Published: 01 August 2021
... for pneumonia, diphtheria, syphilis, gonorrhea, scarlet fever, and other infectious diseases ( Dowling 1977 ; Levy 1992 ). 2 Penicillin's population health benefits were preceded by those of sulfa agents, the first chemotherapy developed to fight infection. 3 Jayachandran et al. (2010) found...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 1964
... such as syphilis or diabetes, and with poor ob- stetric care (Nesbitt [10]) suggests that populations subject to poorer health con- ditions may have a higher incidence of fetal death which might be reduced by improved economic conditions and public health programs. Such a reduction would probably apply to fetal...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 425–437.
Published: 01 August 1989
... in Bangladesh (Mosley, 1979). Factors that have been shown to be correlated with the frequency of intrauterine mortality include maternal age and infections such as syphilis and malaria (Gray, 1983). The role of malnutrition in affectingthe duration of postpartum amenorrhea has received the most attention...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 386–398.
Published: 01 March 1965
... on plantations, thus impeding the spread of infectious diseases. Some writers believe that Negroes were particularly resistant to yellow fever prior to emancipation, and syphilis may not have been a problem 27 Ulrich B. Phillips, The Economic Cost oj Slave Holding in the Cotton Belt (Boston: Ginn, 1905), p. 271...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1371–1388.
Published: 13 June 2019
... classified the following causes of death as infectious: appendicitis; assorted infectious, epidemic, or parasitic causes; bronchitis, diarrhea, diphtheria, erysipelas, influenza, malaria, measles, meningitis, pneumonia, polio, puerperal fever, scarlet fever, septicemia, small-pox, syphilis, tuberculosis...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 548–565.
Published: 01 June 1966
... 380.1 521.8 Vascular lesions affecting central nervous system 85.7 151.8 83.2 148.8 74.2 134.8 71.3 133.4 Malignant neoplasms 121.3 101.5 124.7 128.6 124.2 139.3 123.7 145.2 Communicable diseases Tuberculos1 s, all forms 36.1 132.9 16.6 67.5 4.4 15.1 3.4 12.8 Syphilis and its sequelae 9.7 61.6 3.3 18.3...
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Demography (1991) 28 (2): 229–247.
Published: 01 May 1991
... to diseases that increase the risk of spontaneous abortion, such as syphilis (which can infect the fetus and cause its intrauterine death) and malaria (which can infect the placenta and impair fetal nutrition). The major cause of male sterility (usually due to blockage of sperm ducts or disorders in sperm...