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Multi-Generational Exchanges in Taiwan and the Philippines: A Social Network Approach
(Hopkins Population Center, 1999-03)
Resource exchanges among multiple family generations are examined using social network measures. A specific focus is on pathways through which older adults transfer resources from one generation to another. The paper uses ...
The Impact of Women's Participation in Credit Programs on the Demand for Quality Health Care in Rural Bangladesh
(Hopkins Population Center Papers on Population, 1998-03-18)
The Use of Neighborhood Mapping in Community Evaluation: The Experience of the Baltimore City Healthy Start Evaluation
(Hopkins Population Center, 1996-07)
Disagreement in Spousal Reports of Current Contraceptive Use in Sub-Saharan Africa
(Hopkins Population Center, 1998-12)
Contraceptive prevalence is a key variable estimated from Demographic and Health Surveys. But the prevalence estimated from reports of husbands differs widely from that estimated for wives. In this research, using data ...
Simultaneity in Maternal-Child Health Care Utilization and Contraceptive Use: Evidence from Developing Countries
(Hopkins Population Center, 1997-08)
This study examined the relationship between the use of maternal-child health (MCH) care and the use of contraceptives. The high correlation between the two may be due to the independent effect of one on the other or to ...
Parental Divorce and Partnership Dissolution in Adulthood: Evidence from a British Cohort Study
(Hopkins Population Center, 1998-04)
From a longitudinal survey of a British cohort born in 1958 this study finds that, by age 33, off-spring of parents who divorced are more likely to have dissolved their first partnerships. This finding persists after taking ...
Why Society Needs to Value Health Improvements in Dollars
(Hopkins Population Center, 1998-07)
Background. U.S. health planners typically set health objectives without information about how much of their resources the American people wish to devote to improved health. Objectives. This paper indicates how ignoring ...
Generalized Exchange and Intergenerational Transfers in Taiwanese and Filipino Families
(Hopkins Population Center, 1998-08)
Quality of Care Within the Indian Family Welfare Program: A Review of Recent Evidence
(Hopkins Population Center, 1999)
The Effectiveness of Natural Family Planning Methods for Birth Spacing: A comprehensive review
(Hopkins Population Center, 1999-07)
Calendar rhythm is in the same range of effectiveness as modern NFP. When calendar rhythm studies are standardized, the projected rhythm pregnancy rates, 15.0 and 18.5 are within the range of modern NFP methods. Unplanned ...