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  1. This paper describes how an up-to-date national population register recording deaths by age and sex, whether deaths were due to natural or unnatural causes, and the offices at which the deaths were recorded ca...

    Authors: Rob E. Dorrington, Tom A. Moultrie, Ria Laubscher, Pam J. Groenewald and Debbie Bradshaw
    Citation: Genus 2021 77:19
  2. This study extends Thaddeus and Maine’s (1994) “three delays” framework to model the interrelated barriers to maternal health care and birth registration. We focus on stateless persons and irregular migrants, ...

    Authors: Amanda R. Cheong and Mary Anne K. Baltazar
    Citation: Genus 2021 77:18
  3. The COVID-19 outbreak has called for renewed attention to the need for sound statistical analyses to monitor mortality patterns and trends over time. Excess mortality has been suggested as the most appropriate...

    Authors: Patrizio Vanella, Ugofilippo Basellini and Berit Lange
    Citation: Genus 2021 77:16
  4. Civil registration of vital events such as deaths and births is a key part of the process of securing rights and benefits for individuals worldwide. It also enables the production of vital statistics for local...

    Authors: M. Moinuddin Haider, Nurul Alam, Mamun Ibn Bashar and Stéphane Helleringer
    Citation: Genus 2021 77:13
  5. This paper investigates gender differences in university performances in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses in Italy, proposing a novel application through the segmented regression...

    Authors: Andrea Priulla, Nicoletta D’Angelo and Massimo Attanasio
    Citation: Genus 2021 77:11
  6. With the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in Europe during the first months of 2020, most of the governments imposed restrictive measures to people mobility and physical distance (the lockdown), which severel...

    Authors: Francesca Luppi, Alessandro Rosina and Emiliano Sironi
    Citation: Genus 2021 77:10
  7. We developed an innovative method to break down official population forecasts by educational level. The mortality rates of the high education group and low education group were projected using an iterative pro...

    Authors: Sergio Ginebri and Carlo Lallo
    Citation: Genus 2021 77:5
  8. Regional contraceptive use differentials are pronounced in Ghana, with the lowest levels occurring in the Northern Region. Community-based health services, intended to promote maternal and child health and fam...

    Authors: Adriana A. E. Biney, Kalifa J. Wright, Mawuli K. Kushitor, Elizabeth F. Jackson, James F. Phillips, John Koku Awoonor-Williams and Ayaga A. Bawah
    Citation: Genus 2021 77:1
  9. There is a dearth of literature on the use of machine learning models to predict important under-five mortality risks in Ethiopia. In this study, we showed spatial variations of under-five mortality and used m...

    Authors: Fikrewold H. Bitew, Samuel H. Nyarko, Lloyd Potter and Corey S. Sparks
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:37
  10. To determine the variations and spatial patterns of adult mortality across regions, over time, and by sex for 137 small areas in Brazil, we first apply TOPALS to estimate and smooth mortality rates and then us...

    Authors: Bernardo L. Queiroz, Everton E. C. Lima, Flávio H. M. A. Freire and Marcos R. Gonzaga
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:36
  11. Given the many linkages between education and family behaviour, the expansion of higher education especially among women in recent decades may have important consequences for fertility in Europe. This is a cru...

    Authors: Roberto Impicciatore and Francesca Tomatis
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:35

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  12. This paper examines the determinants of sexual satisfaction among Italian young men and women at the beginning of their adulthood, taking into account the different stages of sentimental and sexual transitions...

    Authors: Laura Terzera, Stefania Maria Lorenza Rimoldi and Elisa Barbiano di Belgiojoso
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:29
  13. The generalized and relatively homogeneous fertility decline across European countries in the aftermath of the Great Recession poses serious challenges to our knowledge of contemporary low fertility patterns. ...

    Authors: Daniele Vignoli, Raffaele Guetto, Giacomo Bazzani, Elena Pirani and Alessandra Minello
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:28
  14. In recent years, Australia’s older population (aged 65 and over) has been growing rapidly, accompanied by a shift in its country of birth composition. Although a great deal of research has been undertaken on p...

    Authors: Tom Wilson, Peter McDonald, Jeromey Temple, Bianca Brijnath and Ariane Utomo
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:20
  15. Causation underlies both research and policy interventions. Causal inference in demography is however far from easy, and few causal claims are probably sustainable in this field. This paper targets the assessm...

    Authors: Guillaume Wunsch and Catherine Gourbin
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:18
  16. There is a substantial lack of information in the literature on affective and sexual behaviours in youths with migratory backgrounds, despite immigrants’ immediate descendants growing in recent years in many d...

    Authors: Giuseppe Gabrielli, Anna Paterno and Salvatore Strozza
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:17
  17. While sexuality has radically changed across middle–high-income societies in recent years, only outdated studies are available for Italy. We aim to provide novel insights into the sexual behaviour and opinions...

    Authors: Alessandra Minello, Marcantonio Caltabiano, Gianpiero Dalla-Zuanna and Daniele Vignoli
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:16
  18. Social taboos and stigmas around sexuality and non-marital sex in Indonesia have led to substantial underreporting of the prevalence of premarital sex. In this study, we explore underreporting amongst young ad...

    Authors: James O’Donnell, Iwu Dwisetyani Utomo and Peter McDonald
    Citation: Genus 2020 76:13

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