Russell Wilkins (Health Analysis and Measurement Group, Statistics Canada), William J Kierans (British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency), Michael Kramer (Department of Pediatrics and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University) et al. Using linked birth and infant death data to describe disparities in birth outcomes across various demographic groupings in British Columbia from 1981 through 2000. PowerPoint / Adobe Acrobat.
NOTE: The reference for the full paper is: Kierans W et al., Charting birth outcome in British Columbia (Victoria: BC Vital Statistics Agency, 2004 April). www.vs.gov.bc.ca/stats/features/index.html (report + 2 appendices).
Ageing: transitions to retirement, activity patterns, and psychological well-being of the elderly
Leroy Stone, Hasheem Nouroz (Family and Community Support Systems, Statistics Canada), Alexandre Genest (Social Policy, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada), Jacques Légaré (Département de démographie, Université de Montréal). A new comprehensive measure to identify whether a person is engaged in a transition to retirement.
Tingting Lu, Anne H Gauthier (Department of Sociology, University of Calgary). Cross-national differences in the activity patterns of elderly adults. MS PowerPoint / Adobe Acrobat.
Zheng Wu, Christoph M Schimmele (Department of Sociology, University of Victoria). Living arrangements and psychological well-being of the oldest old population in China.
Evelyn L Forget (Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba), Leslie L Roos, Randy Walld (Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba). How does an individual's past influence current demand for health services?
Andrey N Petrov (University of Northern Iowa and Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia). Population dynamics in the Canadian North in the 1990s: factors and spatial patterns. PowerPoint / Adobe Acrobat
Bali Ram, Y Edward Shin (Demography Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa). Educational selectivity of interprovincial migration in Canada, 1976-1981 to 1996-2001.
Yohannes Kinfu (Center for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University). Spatial mobility among Indigenous Australians: patterns and determinants.
Christopher J Fries (Department of Sociology, University of Calgary). Ethnic background and the use of alternative medical practices in Canada.
Kelly Tran (Housing, Family and Social Statistics Division, Statistics Canada), Stan Kustec, Martha Justus (Strategic Research and Statistics, Citizenship and Immigration Canada), Tina Chui (Housing, Family and Social Statistics Division, Statistics Canada). Becoming Canadian citizens: two data sources, one concept.
Immigration and ethnic diversity in Canada: Part 2. Education, occupation, and home ownership
Immigration policies, age and sex data, local population estimates, and demographic models
Richard A Wanner (Department of Sociology, University of Calgary), Jaap Dronkers (Department of Political and Social Science, European University Institute). The effects of immigration policies and welfare regime on the income and occupational status of immigrants to 23 Western countries.
Alain Gagnon (Population Studies Centre, University of Western Ontario), Samuel Pavard (Équipe Eco-Anthropologie, CNRS – Musée de l’Homme), Bertrand Desjardins (Programme de recherches en démographie historique, Université de Montréal), Evelyne Heyer (Équipe Eco-Anthropologie, CNRS – Musée de l’Homme). Mother’s death, sibling care and child survival.
Demographic perspectives on developing countries. Part 1. Determinants of fertility
Satyajeet Nanda (Gujarat Institute of Development Research). Determinants of motherhood in teenagers and fate of their pregnancy outcome: evidence from the National Family Health Survey of India. MS Powerpoint / Adobe Acrobat
Ali Muhammad (Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario). Time invariant covariates of successive births in Pakistan. MS PowerPoint / Adobe Acrobat
G Mustafa Zahid (Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario). Impact of maternal education and health-related behaviours on infant and child survival in Pakistan. MS PowerPoint / Adobe Acrobat
Xingshan Cao (Department of Sociology, University of Toronto). Does village endogamy affect fertility behaviour? The case of rural China. MS PowerPoint / Adobe Acrobat
Amir Erfani (University of Western Ontario), Socio-demographic determinants of effective fecundability of married women in Turkey: a hazards-model analysis of first birth interval.
Demographic perspectives on developing countries. Part 2. Social and economic challenges to development