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The changing sex differential in mortality

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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

      About the Book: According to Jean-Paul Sartre’s celebrated lecture “Existentialism Is a Humanism,” existence precedes essence, i.e., we don’t live in line with a preestablished blueprint for a human, but we invent ourselves along the way; according to Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex – published only four years later. the effect of marital status on the sex gap in mor-tality. If the coefficient for sex remains the same throughout different models, then there is little reason to suspect that the sexes are exposed to differential mortality within marital statuses. Sex may statistically interact with marital status, indi-cating that the mortality gap between. Downloadable (with restrictions)! This paper analyzes changes in sex mortality ratios between and for adults in 23 developed countries. (A sex mortality ratio is the ratio of male to female death rates.) Previous analyses have shown that during the mid-twentieth century sex mortality ratios increased for all adult age groups. During the s sex mortality ratios .


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Read the full-text online edition of The Changing Sex Differential in Mortality (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Changing Sex Differential in Mortality. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Retherford, Robert D. Changing sex differential in mortality. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Studies in Demography and Urban Population: The Changing Sex Differential in Mortality Vol.

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 violence 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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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.

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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).

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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.

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The most recent studies have been confirming of an increase in the mortality differential. Meara, Richards, and Cutler () examined mortality patterns from the. Barry Bosworth and Kathleen Burke use data from the Health and Retirement Study to find that differential rates of mortality have had substantial effects in altering the distribution of lifetime.

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.

There are exceptions though. For example, male adult mortality rates were about 15% lower than female adult mortality rate from to the mids.

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The Sex Differential in Mortality: A Historical Comparison of the Adult-Age pattern of the Ratio and the Difference. Working Paper. In the United States, women live longer than men, and they have lower death rates at virtually every age and for most causes of death.

The sex differential in mortality has been increasing since the early s, especially for those and y Cited by: Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of its birth, its current age and other demographic factors including gender.

The most commonly used measure is life expectancy at birth (LEB), which can be defined in two LEB is the mean length of life of an actual birth cohort (all individuals born a.

sure adult mortality directly, and many of them have failed to collect data that can be used to estimate adult mortality indirectly. Adults tend to die of different diseases from children, and evidence has accumulated that neither the level of—nor the trend in—adult mortality is closely associated with child mortality (Murray et al., ).

iii. Contents. Contents. iii. List of Tables. vi. List of Figures. vii. Chapter 1 General Introduction. 1 Background 1 Aim of the Dissertation 2 Methodology 3. PFile Size: 2MB.factors leading to gender differentials in child mortality in India and progress made over time.

Methods Data source The three rounds of NFHS () data have been used to assess the trends in child mortality. The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) is an equivalent of worldwideCited by: 7.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 itself.