BACKGROUNDIn recent years, several studies have reported a positive effect of women’s education on the transition to second births. This finding contradicts the economic theory of fertility. Three explanations were proposed: the selection, the time-squeeze, and the partner effect hypotheses.OBJECTIVE
This is a study of how the synergisms between cultural and structural factors, which played a major role during the historical fertility and nuptiality transition (first demographic transition or FDT), have continued to condition demographic innovations connected to the “second demographic transition” (SDT).
BACKGROUNDIf the impact of maternal age at childbearing on congenital anomalies is well-known for the occurrence of Down syndrome, less is known concerning its effects on other major anomalies. Information is even scarcer for the possible effects of other maternal characteristics and of age of the father.OBJECTIVE
BACKGROUNDPreston, Glei and Wilmoth recently proposed a new method for estimating smoking-attributable mortality in high income countries and an improvement to the method was proposed by Rostron. The method greatly simplifies estimation of smoking attributable fractions but additional testing has been recommended to validate the approach.OBJECTIVE
N.H.’s John Lynch talks about state and national challenges in the inaugural Perkins Bass lecture.
“We are all artists, because we are all creative,” says printmaker Amos Kennedy
4:30pm-6pm, Rockefeller 3
6pm-7:30pm, Hood Museum of Art
4pm-5pm, 041 Haldeman Center, Kreindler Conference Center
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Priorities Identified