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Alleviating Disability and Unmet Need: Differential dimensions addressed by assistive technology and personal care
(Hopkins Population Center, 2004-01)
Purpose. To examine differences in reports of residual disability and unmet need by type of care arrangement (assistive technology and/or personal care) amongst disabled adults. Method. This study compares three specific ...
Household Structure as a Response to Economic Adjustments : Evidence from the 1980's Urban Mexico
(Hopkins Population Center, 1992)
Are Adolescent Mothers Just Single Mothers?
(Hopkins Population Center, 1992-06)
Childhood Precursors of Adult Morbidity and Mortality In Developing Countries : Implications for Health Programs
(Hopkins Population Center, 1992-06-05)
This paper will examine only one aspect of this health transition in developing countries. It will look at the emerging health problems among the adults and the aged and assess to what degree these chronic diseases and ...
The Role of Government Policy for Health : Equity versus Efficiency or Poverty versus Fiscal Vulnerability
(Hopkins Population Center, 1992-04-11)
Since the 1980s, many developing countries have been adjusting to severe macro economlc imbalances. There has been a concern that the accompanying changes in fiscal policy may be having a detrimental effect on the health ...
Demography and Policy : an Asian Experience
(Hopkins Population Center, 1991)
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors influencing the use of demographic knowledge in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policies. The focus of the discussion is to conceptualize the ...
The Association Between Grandparental Co-Residence and Adolescent Childbearing
(Hopkins Population Center, 1993)
There is some evidence to suggest that, in the US, young women are predisposed to have children early and outside of marriage and to marry early when growing up in a non-intact family, plagued by poverty and economic ...
Why Do Americans Want Children?
(Hopkins Population Center, 1996-08)
Data from the 1987-88 US National Survey of Families and Households are used to test four hypotheses about fertility intentions. Fertility intentions are examined as a function of the importance of the social resource value ...
Implications of Population Aging for Geriatric Health
(Hopkins Population Center, 1998-08)
This analysis examines four theories about the relationships between mortality, morbidity, and disability in old age in the US and discusses the evidence. The theories include the pandemic of Chronic Diseases, Compression ...
Infertility and Early Pregnancy Loss
(Hopkins Population Center, 1994)
The inability to achieve a recognized pregnancy may result from either failure of conception or implantation or an early postimplantation loss. Recently, a highly sensitive and specific assay for urinary human chorionic ...