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The changing sex differential in mortality

by Robert D. Retherford

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mortality -- Sex differences.,
  • Mortality.,
  • Sex factors.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert D. Retherford.
    SeriesStudies in population and urban demography ;, no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1323.S5 R47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 139 p. ;
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5056895M
    ISBN 100837178487
    LC Control Number74019808

    CCSR WP Simpson, Finney, Lomax 2 Introduction This paper details the method used in the Migration, Race and Population Dynamics project1 to estimate births, deaths and net migration over the period for local authority districts of Britain, with sex detail and, for migration, age breakdown by single Size: KB. Definitions of differential mortality, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of differential mortality, analogical dictionary of differential mortality (English).

    Introduction provides an overview to the monograph: measurement and history of the sex mortality differential, the differential in relation to various groupings, hypotheses, and expert opinions. From, Why Men Die Younger: Causes of Mortality Differences by Sex, M-LI Women's autonomy and sex differential in child mortality in India 1. INTRODUCTION In normal conditions, i.e. in the absence of gender discrimination, female child mortality is lower than their male counterpart mainly because the female child is .

    A multidisciplinary, international approach is taken in this volume which contextualizes men's health issues within the broader theoretical framework of men's studies. The contributors argue that gender is a key factor for understanding the patterns of men's health risks, the ways men perceive and use their bodies and men's psychological adjustment to illness first part . The most recent studies have been confirming of an increase in the mortality differential. Meara, Richards, and Cutler () examined mortality patterns from the .


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1 by Robert D. Retherford (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Book Notes | 1 December The Changing Sex Differential in Mortality. International Population and Urban Research University of California, Berkeley. the causes of the well-documented disparity between survival of men and that of women and the reasons for the widening sex differential.

Using data from three countries—the United States. This paper examines the sex differential in US life expectancy, the changes in this differential over the past 25 years and into the near future, and the apportionment of these differences among the leading causes of death.

Movements in the sex differential over the years – were largely determined by changes in the accidents and The changing sex differential in mortality book and heart Cited by: 6. The sex mortality ratio is highest at ages 15–24 years with a second peak generally occurring around age The excess mortality of males at the younger ages is due largely to motor vehicle accidents while higher death rates from heart diseases and lung cancer in particular account for a substantial proportion of male excess mortality during Cited by: 2.

MORTALITY DIFFERENTIALS, BY SEXSex differences in mortality have varied in different countries, historical periods, and age groups (see Figure 1).

During the last quarter of the twentieth century, males had higher mortality than females at all ages in all developed countries and in most less developed countries. However, higher mortality for females was relatively. Sex differences in mortality. As far back as the midth century there was a female advantage in survival and, with economic development and improved living conditions for women, the sex gap increased in the first three quarters of the 20th century in most Western countries (3, 4, 7), including Denmark and other Nordic countries (10, 11).However, in developed countries, the Cited by: Conclusions In this AI population, there were differences in comorbidity profiles between adult men and women with diabetes, which have differential mortality and cost consequences.

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Free shipping for many products. The Changing Sex Differential in Mortality By Robert D. Retherford Greenwood Press, Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "Fertility, Maternal Mortality, and the Sex Mortality Differential" Read preview Overview.

The sex differential in mortality: A historical comparison of the adult-age pattern of the ratio and the difference Abstract The ratio (RMR) is the standard measure of sex differentials in mortality.

It is commonly known that the RMR was historically small and increased throughout the 20th century. However, numerical properties might account. Examination of the determinants of sex differentials in childhood mortality is more limited in scope, with a focus on China and India, where the female disadvantage in under-five mortality is File Size: 3MB.

Katherine T. Lofgren, Haidong Wang, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Heterogeneity in Change by Sex. Another phenomenon we have observed is the changing sex mortality differentials among countries.

In most country-years, adult mortality rates among men are higher than those among women. The simultaneous effects of maternal age and birth order on the secondary sex ratio have been examined using data on about 59 million births which occurred in Japan during the period from to Cited by:   The estimation of sex differentials in under-five, infant, and child mortality proceeded in three basic steps: (1) estimate trend in the sex ratio of 5 q 0 (SR5); (2) estimate, and adjust if appropriate, trend in the sex ratio of 1 q 0 (SR1); and (3) apply those trends to both-sexes estimates of 5 q 0 and 1 q 0 to derive estimate and sex ratio Cited by: Sex Mortality Differentials in the United States: The Role of Cohort Smoking Patterns Samuel H.

Preston and Haidong Wang Life expectancy for females in the United States has exceeded that of males whenever the mortality of the sexes has been compared (e.g., U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, ). Sex ratio and sex differential of mortality. The greater longevity of the human female is most clearly manifest in the life of the elderly and translates virtually without exception into a sex ratio of mortality (male rate per female rate) higher than unity.

With increasing age, however, this ratio likewise almost universally -declines and this. CHAPTER 1 - The Demographic Consequences of Changing Cohort Size and Female Work Patterns of Demographic Change Fertility and Mortality Despite having passed through a demographic transition to low fertility and mortality rates, the high-income nations of Western Europe, North America, Oceania, and Japan have nonetheless experienced notable Author: Fred C.

Pampel. The technique for explaining life expectancy differentials can be used for analyzing change in mortality or mortality differentials by sex, ethnicity, region, or any other subpopulations.

This study has twofold objectives: (1) to investigate the progress in sex differentials in child mortality in India in terms of within and between group changes and (2) to identify the factors explaining the sex differentials in child mortality and quantify their relative contributions. We have used three rounds of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) data, to Cited by: 7.With an active marketplace of over million items, use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to find any item you are looking for.

Through the Advanced Search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as Title, Artist, Song Title, Genre, etc or you can narrow your focus using our amazing set of criteria parameters.Sex-selective abortion and infanticide are thought to significantly skew the naturally occurring ratio in some populations, such as China, where the introduction of ultrasound scans in the late s has led to a birth sex ratio (males to females) of ( official census data for China).

The India census reports India's sex ratio in 0–6 age bracket at