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  1. This study investigates the demographic characteristics and academic performances of foreign students with an Italian educational background in a cohort of 1st-year Bachelor students enrolled at Sapienza Unive...

    Authors: Cristina Giudici, Eleonora Trappolini and Donatella Vicari

    Citation: Genus 2021 77:38

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. In this paper, we study the mobility choices of Italian students in their transition from a bachelor’s to a master’s degree level with an added emphasis on their overall mobility pathways. We consider individu...

    Authors: Columbu Silvia, Porcu Mariano, Primerano Ilaria, Sulis Isabella and Vitale Maria Prosperina

    Citation: Genus 2021 77:34

    Content type: Original Article

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  3. In this paper, we measure the effect of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic wave at the national and subnational levels in selected Latin American countries that were most affected: Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, M...

    Authors: Everton E. C. Lima, Estevão A. Vilela, Andrés Peralta, Marília Rocha, Bernardo L. Queiroz, Marcos R. Gonzaga, Mario Piscoya-Díaz, Kevin Martinez-Folgar, Víctor M. García-Guerrero and Flávio H. M. A. Freire

    Citation: Genus 2021 77:30

    Content type: Original Article

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  4. Studies on sexuality in Italy conducted in recent decades show a significant relationship between adherence to Catholicism and sexual behavior. Yet, the last 20 years has also seen an acceleration in the decli...

    Authors: Marcantonio Caltabiano and Gianpiero Dalla-Zuanna

    Citation: Genus 2021 77:29

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. Legal separation is a crucial step in the dissolving of marriages in Italy. Marriage and legal separation data come from administrative data sources and have been part of the civil registration and vital stati...

    Authors: Antonella Guarneri, Francesca Rinesi, Romina Fraboni and Alessandra De Rose

    Citation: Genus 2021 77:28

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. Sub-Saharan Africa has entered the early stage of the demographic transition with differences in and between countries. The relation between fertility preference and actual fertility is at the core of the demo...

    Authors: Isaac Yeboah, Stephen Owusu Kwankye and Faustina Frempong-Ainguah

    Citation: Genus 2021 77:27

    Content type: Original Article

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  7. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of specific population sections, with regards to economic and work conditions, mental and physical well-being, and context-based factors, emphasizing the...

    Authors: Giovanni Busetta, Maria Gabriella Campolo, Fabio Fiorillo, Laura Pagani, Demetrio Panarello and Valeria Augello

    Citation: Genus 2021 77:25

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. Household habitat conditions matter for diseases transmission and control, especially in the case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). These conditions include availability and adequacy of sanitation facilitie...

    Authors: Olusesan Ayodeji Makinde, Joshua O. Akinyemi, Lorretta F. Ntoimo, Chukwuedozie K. Ajaero, Dorothy Ononokpono, Pamela C. Banda, Yemi Adewoyin, Rebaone Petlele, Henry Ugwu and Clifford Obby Odimegwu

    Citation: Genus 2021 77:24

    Content type: Original Article

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  9. Strengthening civil registration systems requires a better understanding of motivations and barriers related to the registration of deaths. We used data from the 2013 Senegalese census to identify deaths that ...

    Authors: Atoumane Fall, Bruno Masquelier, Khadim Niang, Samba Ndiaye and Alphousseyni Ndonky

    Citation: Genus 2021 77:21

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. 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

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  11. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. 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

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  16. 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

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  17. 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

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  18. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Genus 2020 76:39

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