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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 February 2000
.... ( 1980 ). Analysis of Covariance With Qualitative Data . Review of Economic Studies , 47 , 225 – 38 . 10.2307/2297110 David , H.P. ( 1981 ). Unwantedness: Longitudinal Studies of Prague Children Born to Women Twice Denied Abortion for the Same Pregnancy and Matched Controls Coping...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2229–2254.
Published: 08 November 2014
.... This gap seems to be largely explained by an increased risk of miscarriage or abortion among recent migrants. Increasing access to contraceptives for recent migrants has the potential to reduce the incidence of unwanted pregnancies, lower the prevalence of unsafe abortion, and contribute to improved...
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Demography (1990) 27 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1990
... number of months of delay that were actually observed for the women who gave birth. Byallowing women to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, induced abortion increases the average use of prenatal care among black and Hispanic women relative to what would have been observed if the women who aborted had...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 917–937.
Published: 22 March 2014
...-feeding. A mother often weans a child if she becomes pregnant again, which can occur sooner than desired if she lacks access to contraceptives. Thus, by enabling longer birth spacing and preventing unwanted pregnancies, contraceptive use allows for a longer duration of breast-feeding. This positive effect...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 61–82.
Published: 14 January 2015
... by the child’s actual health (Rosenzweig and Wolpin 1993 ). It is possible that an originally wanted pregnancy could be recoded as unwanted after a mother observes that her child is sickly (Rosenzweig and Wolpin 1993 ). In this situation, we cannot be sure that it is really the state of pre-birth unwantedness...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 83–111.
Published: 09 January 2015
... associations of intention status with maternal behaviors and birth outcomes, but not all. Mistimed and unwanted births were still less likely to be recognized early in pregnancy than intended ones. Fewer unwanted births received early prenatal care or were breast-fed, and unwanted births were also more likely...
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Demography (1987) 24 (3): 407–412.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Robert H. Weller; Isaac W. Eberstein; Mohamed Bailey 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1987 1987 Prenatal Care Maternal Smoking Maternal Behavior Unwanted Pregnancy Logit Regression References Anderson , J. C. ( 1981 ). Planning status of marital...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 435–443.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of unwantedness of the child in 1962. Being an unwanted child in the first year of life has enduring negative effects on self- esteem independent of the mother's subsequent evaluations. We hypothesized that being born too early may also af- fect self-esteem. We examine this hypothesis by simulta- neously...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 805–834.
Published: 05 May 2016
... and Childbirth , 13 , 69 10.1186/1471-2393-13-69 Jensen E. R. , & Ahlburg D. A. ( 1999 ). A multicountry analysis of the impact of unwantedness and number of children on child health and preventive and curative care (Report for Project No. 936-3078). Washington, DC : Policy Project...
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Demography (1969) 6 (4): 435–444.
Published: 01 November 1969
... Unwanted Pregnancy References Potvin , Raymond H. , Westoff , C. F. , & Ryder , N. B. ( 1968 ). Factors affecting Catholic wives’ conformity to their Church Magisterium’s position on birth control . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 30 , 263 – 272 10.2307/349252...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 489–506.
Published: 01 August 1993
... Miller C. Arden ( 1992 ). Wanting Children . American Journal of Public Health , 82 ( 3 ), 341 – 342 . 10.2105/AJPH.82.3.341 Morris Naomi , Richard Udry J. , & Chase Helen ( 1973 ). Reduction of Low Birth Weight Rates by Prevention of Unwanted Pregnancies . American...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 729–745.
Published: 01 November 2007
... con- siderable attention in the country-by-country release of DHS ndings. A large literature examines the consequences of unwantedness, and this literature will not be reviewed here. We do acknowledge, however, that the nature and magnitude of the effects of unwanted fertility is a subject...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 250–275.
Published: 01 March 1965
... Unwanted Pregnancy Blue Collar High School Grad Milbank Memorial Fund References 1 A. A. Campbell, P. K. Whelpton, and R. F. Tomasson, “The Reliability of Birth Expectations of U.S. Wives,” International Population Union Conference , Paper. No. 70. 2 Freedman , R. , Whelpton , P. K...
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Demography (2022) 59 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 February 2022
... adult ( Shim 2010 ). Therefore, rather than using the traditional language of “intended” and “unintended,” we hew more closely to the data in describing pregnancies as “then/sooner,” “wanted <2 years later,” “wanted ≥2 years later,” “never/unwanted,” and “unsure.” We also share concerns that parents...
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Demography (1975) 12 (4): 573–580.
Published: 01 November 1975
... contraception a one-third probability of conceiving an unwanted pregnancy in five years (Ryder, 1973b). In a year's time, the probability of con- ceiving an unwanted pregnancy was 14 percent; the chance of failing to prevent a birth that was wanted but wanted later than it actually occurred was 26 1970 National...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 450–461.
Published: 01 June 1966
.... , & Parke R. ( 1965 ). “New Approaches in Studying the Life Cycle of the Family,” . Demography , II , 187 – 93 . 10.2307/2060113 16 Potter R. G. ( 1960 ). “Some Relationships between Short Range and Long Range Risks of Unwanted Pregnancy,” . Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly , XXXVIII...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 199–213.
Published: 01 February 2002
.... , & Schuller , V. ( 1988 ). Born Unwanted: Developmental Effects of Denied Abortion . New York : Springer . Henshaw , S. ( 1998 ). Unintended Pregnancy in the United States . Family Planning Perspectives , 30 , 24 – 29 . 10.2307/2991522 Joyce , T. , Kaestner , R...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 101–125.
Published: 19 February 2011
..., mistimed, or unwanted. 4 Because women answered questions about their pregnancies and births in reference to the period since last interview, and because not all women are interviewed at every survey, it is not a straightforward task to code the intention status of each birth. However, when...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2047–2056.
Published: 01 October 2020
... . 10.1080/00324728.1980.10410385 Levandowski , B. A. , Kalilani-Phiri , L. , Kachale , F. , Awah , P. , Kangaude , G. , & Mhango , C. ( 2012 ). Investigating social consequences of unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion in Malawi: The role of stigma . International...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 273–294.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., including limiting the sample to border districts of the treatment and control states in a standard double difference strategy. ECPs, also called morning-after pills or Plan B, are a reproductive health intervention to prevent unwanted pregnancy in cases of unprotected intercourse, incorrect use...
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