Male Fertility Patterns and Determinants

Male Fertility Patterns and Determinants

von: Li Zhang

Springer-Verlag, 2010

ISBN: 9789048189397 , 208 Seiten

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Male Fertility Patterns and Determinants


 

Preface

7

Acknowledgments

10

Contents

12

List of Figures

16

List of Tables

18

Part I Introduction

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1 Introduction and Overview

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1.1 Why Are Men Ignored in Fertility Studies

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1.2 Male Fertility: An Important Component of Fertility Studies

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1.3 A Growing Body of Literature on Male Fertility

25

1.4 Objectives and Structure of the Book

26

References

27

2 Review of Male Fertility Literature

29

2.1 Mens Participation in Fertility Decision-Making and Family Planning

29

2.2 Comparative Analyses of Male and Female Fertility Patterns and Determinants

31

2.3 Modeling Male Fertility and Constructing Two-Sex Models

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2.4 An Evaluation of Prior Literature

34

2.5 Summary

38

References

39

3 Data and Methods

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3.1 Data

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3.1.1 The United Nations Demographic Yearbook

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3.1.2 The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS)

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3.1.3 The World Fertility Surveys (WFS)

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3.1.4 The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) Cycle 6

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3.1.5 Other U.S. Surveys Containing Male Fertility Information

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3.2 Taiwan-Fukien Demographic Fact Book

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3.3 The Quality of Male Fertility Data

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3.4 Statistical Methods

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3.4.1 Descriptive Analysis and Ordinary Least Square (OLS) Regression

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3.4.2 The Poisson Regression Models

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3.4.3 Sample Weights and Survey Commands Using Stata

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3.5 Summary

52

References

53

Part II Male and Female Fertility Differentials in Rates

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4 A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Male and Female Fertility in 43 Countries and Places, 1990-1998

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4.1 Research Background

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4.2 Data

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4.3 Measures

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4.4 Results

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4.4.1 Male and Female TFRs

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4.4.2 Male and Female ASFRs

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4.5 Conclusion and Discussion

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References

71

5 Male and Female Fertility in Taiwan: Trends and Transitions, 1975-2004

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5.1 Study Objectives

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5.2 Data, Measures and Methods

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5.3 Results

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5.3.1 Male and Female Fertility Trends and Transitions, 1975--2004

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5.3.2 Male and Female ASFRs in Taiwan, 1949--2002

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5.3.3 Male and Female Fertility Differentials by Educational Attainment, 1974--2002

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5.3.4 Male Fertility in Counties and Cities of Taiwan, 2002

85

5.4 Discussion and Summary

92

References

93

Part III Male and Female Fertility Differentials in Determinants

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6 Demographic, Socioeconomic Characteristics, and Male and Female Fertiltiy

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6.1 Linking Demographic Characteristics to Fertility

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6.2 Previous Literature on Socioeconomic Characteristics and Fertility

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6.3 Data, Measures and Methods

102

6.4 Results

107

6.4.1 Descriptive Statistics

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6.4.2 Demographic Characteristics and Fertility Differentials by Gender

111

6.5 Socioeconomic Characteristics and Fertility Differentials by Gender

117

6.6 Conclusion and Discussion

123

References

127

7 Religion, Religiosity and Male and Female Fertility

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7.1 Theories on Religion and Fertility

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7.2 Research Hypotheses

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7.3 Data, Methods and Variables

135

7.4 Results

136

7.4.1 Descriptive Results

137

7.4.2 Statistical Methods and Results

143

7.5 Conclusion and Discussion

147

References

152

8 The Influence of Cohabitation on Male and Female Fertility

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8.1 Linking Cohabitation and Female Childbearing

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8.2 Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Relationship of Cohabitation and Fertility

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8.3 Socioeconomic Status, Family-Background Characteristics, and Nonmarital Fertility

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8.4 The Proximate Determinants, Cohabitation and Fertility

158

8.5 Data, Variables and Methods

159

8.6 Results

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8.6.1 Descriptive Results

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8.6.2 Poisson Regression Results

169

8.7 Conclusion and Discussion

182

References

186

9 Cultural Inheritance and Male and Female Fertility

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9.1 Theories and Hypotheses

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9.2 Data, Variables and Methods

191

9.3 Results

197

9.3.1 Descriptive Results

197

9.3.2 The Poisson Regression Results

199

9.4 Conclusion and Discussion

200

References

203

10 Conclusion

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10.1 Summary of Findings

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10.1.1 Male and Female Fertility Differentials in Rates

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10.1.2 Male and Female Fertility Differentials in Determinants

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10.2 Implications

209

10.3 Underreporting Births by Younger Men

210

10.4 Future Prospects

211

References

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Index

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