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Published: 22 May 2020
Fig. 2 White infant mortality disadvantage index (IMDI), standardized effects, 1983–2013. <12 years = less than 12 years of education; 12+ years = at least 12 years of education; IMR = infant mortality rates. We note a few most important factors. From 1983 to 2006, the increasing nonmarital More
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Eui Hang Shin Abstract This paper examines the trends and variations in the black-white differentials in infant mortality in ten selected Southern states during the 1940–1970 period. The patterns observed from the Southern states are compared with those observed from seven selected Northern states...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 979–1005.
Published: 22 May 2020
...Fig. 2 White infant mortality disadvantage index (IMDI), standardized effects, 1983–2013. <12 years = less than 12 years of education; 12+ years = at least 12 years of education; IMR = infant mortality rates. We note a few most important factors. From 1983 to 2006, the increasing nonmarital...
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Published: 04 February 2014
Fig. 2 White and nonwhite infant mortality: 1916–1940. Data are from Linder and Grove ( 1947 ). The chart shows the overall infant mortality rate calculated as deaths of children younger than 1 year per 1,000 live births More
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 773–800.
Published: 01 November 2004
...W. Parker Frisbie; Seung-eun Song; Daniel A. Powers; Julie A. Street Abstract Although substantial declines in infant mortality rates have occurred across racial/ethnic groups, there has been a marked increase in relative black-white disparity in the risk of infant death over the past two decades...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 603–615.
Published: 01 November 1972
...Robert M. Jiobu Abstract This study relates differential socioeconomic status between blacks and whites to racial differentiation in infant mortality rates. The basic assumption is that decreases in socioeconomic differentiation and related variables lead to decreases in the black—white infant...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 457–466.
Published: 01 August 1990
... that such discrepancies may play a role in the black/white infant mortality differential, which merits further research. Demography, Vol. 27, No.3, August 1990 Black/White Differences in Women's Reproductive- Related Health Status: Evidence From Vital Statistics Arline T. Geronimus Department of Public Health Policy...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 573–576.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Edwin J.C.G. Van Den Oord; David C. Rowe Abstract To advance research on birth weight differences between black and white infants, it may be useful to study maternal effects. These effects present a set of risk factors that are largely unrelated to those that are presently under investigation...
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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2089–2115.
Published: 01 December 2021
... mortality. I utilize this distinction to explore how the social context into which infants are born contributes to gaps in mortality between Black and White neonates. I analyze variation in Black–White differences in neonatal mortality across 33 states using 1995–2010 data. For each state, I calculate...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 495–520.
Published: 10 October 2012
...Daniel A. Powers Abstract I reexamine the epidemiological paradox of lower overall infant mortality rates in the Mexican-origin population relative to U.S.-born non-Hispanic whites using the 1995–2002 U.S. NCHS linked cohort birth-infant death files. A comparison of infant mortality rates among U.S...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 701–725.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Narayan Sastry; Jon M. Hussey Abstract We examine differences in the mean birth weights of infants born to non-Hispanic black, non-Hispanic white, and Mexican-origin Hispanic mothers (of any race) in Chicago in 1990 using linear regression models with neighborhood fixed effects. Our pooled models...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 563–567.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Reanne Frank Abstract In an article in the August 2000 issue of Demography titled “Racial Differences in Birth Health Risk: A Quantitative Genetic Approach,” van den Oord and Rowe attempted to study the genetic and environmental factors contributing to the black/white gap in infant birth weight...
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Demography 9621725.
Published: 17 November 2021
...Matthew P. Forsstrom Abstract This research note documents that progress against infant mortality in the United States has stalled in the twenty-first century among infants born to White non-Hispanic women without a bachelor's degree. In contrast, the mortality rate fell considerably among infants...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 441–457.
Published: 01 August 2007
...% lower than those experienced by infants of non-Hispanic, white U.S.-born women. It is extremely unlikely that such favorable rates are artificially caused by the out-migration of Mexican-origin women and infants, as we demonstrate with a simulation exercise. Further, infants born to U.S.-born Mexican...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 367–386.
Published: 04 February 2014
...Fig. 2 White and nonwhite infant mortality: 1916–1940. Data are from Linder and Grove ( 1947 ). The chart shows the overall infant mortality rate calculated as deaths of children younger than 1 year per 1,000 live births ...
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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 309–321.
Published: 01 August 1984
... ). The Epidemiology of Prematurity . Baltimore : Urban and Schwarzenberg . Shin E. H. ( 1975 ). Black-White Differentials in Infant Mortality in the South, 1940–1970 . Demography , 12 , 1 – 19 . 10.2307/2060729 Shryock H. S. , & Siegel J. S. ( 1973 ). The Methods...
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Demography (1984) 21 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 May 1984
...Elwood D. Carlson Abstract Over ninety low-weight infants were born per thousand live births in South Carolina, based on 96,000 birth records from 1975 and 1979. Higher incidence of low birth weight for black infants cannot be explained away as a result of black/white differences in age...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 695–713.
Published: 01 November 1981
... for low-income women, maternal and infant care projects, and the legalization of abortion. The most striking finding is that the increase in the legal abortion rate is the single most important factor in reductions in both white and nonwhite neonatal mortality rates. Not only does the growth in abortion...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 143.
Published: 01 February 1985
.... The epidemiologies of birth weight and of DZ twinning rates are re- markably similar. So all other things being equal, one might expect black birth weights to exceed white birth weights.] Carlson (1984) examined the birth weights of black and white infants. Con- trolling for a number of specified varia- bles, he...
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Demography (1996) 33 (4): 469–481.
Published: 01 November 1996
... of Analysis . International Journal of Epidemiology , 15 , 188 – 98 . 10.1093/ije/15.2.188 Wilcox AJ. , & Russell 1. ( 1990 ). Why Small Black Infants Have a Lower Mortality Rate Than Small White Infants: The Case for Population-Specific Standards for Birth Weight . Journal...