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sub-Saharan Africa

19 June 2024 | research article

Predictive utility of key family planning indicators on dynamic contraceptive outcomes: Results from longitudinal surveys in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Uganda, and Côte d'Ivoire

Amy Tsui, Dana Sarnak, Phil Anglewicz, Fredrick Makumbi, Georges Guiella, Peter Gichangi, Rosine Mosso, Saifuddin Ahmed

Volume: 50 Article ID: 45
Pages: 1301–1352
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2024.50.45

17 August 2023 | research article

The dynamic role of household structure on under-5 mortality in southern and eastern sub-Saharan Africa

Ashira Menashe-Oren, Philippe Bocquier, Carren Ginsburg, Yacouba Compaoré, Mark Collinson

Volume: 49 Article ID: 11
Pages: 249–294
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2023.49.11

14 July 2023 | research article

Comparative evidence of years lived with reproductive-age morbidity in sub-Saharan Africa (2010‒2019)

Audrey Kalindi, Brian Houle, Vladimir Canudas-Romo

Volume: 49 Article ID: 6
Pages: 109–142
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2023.49.6

15 September 2022 | research article

Women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from cross-national population data

Eunice Williams, Heini Vaisanen, Sabu S. Padmadas

Volume: 47 Article ID: 15
Pages: 415–452
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2022.47.15

11 May 2022 | research article

“One hand does not bring up a child:” Child fostering among single mothers in Nairobi slums

Cassandra Cotton, Shelley Clark, Sangeetha Madhavan

Volume: 46 Article ID: 30
Pages: 865–904
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2022.46.30

04 May 2022 | descriptive finding

Fertility among better-off women in sub-Saharan Africa: Nearing late transition levels across the region

Jamaica Corker, Clémentine Rossier, Lonkila Moussa Zan

Volume: 46 Article ID: 29
Pages: 849–864
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2022.46.29

22 April 2022 | research article

Slow-downs of fertility decline: When should we call it a 'fertility stall'?

Michael Grimm, Isabel Günther, Kenneth Harttgen, Stephan Klasen

Volume: 46 Article ID: 26
Pages: 737–766
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2022.46.26

05 April 2022 | research article

Estimating mortality from census data: A record-linkage study of the Nouna Health and Demographic Surveillance System in Burkina Faso

Bruno Lankoandé, Bruno Masquelier, Pascal Zabre, Hélène Bangré, Géraldine Duthé, Abdramane B. Soura, Gilles Pison, Sié Ali

Volume: 46 Article ID: 22
Pages: 653–680
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2022.46.22

23 March 2022 | research article

Accuracy of wives' proxy reports of husbands' fertility preferences in sub-Saharan Africa

Dana Sarnak, Stan Becker

Volume: 46 Article ID: 17
Pages: 503–546
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2022.46.17

12 January 2022 | research article

Contraceptive use and fertility transitions: The distinctive experience of sub-Saharan Africa

Aisha Dasgupta, Mark Wheldon, Vladimíra Kantorová, Philipp Ueffing

Volume: 46 Article ID: 4
Pages: 97–130
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2022.46.4

31 March 2021 | research article

Stepfather families and children's schooling in sub-Saharan Africa: A cross-national study

Vissého Adjiwanou, Germain Adebiyi Boco, Sanni Yaya

Volume: 44 Article ID: 27
Pages: 627–670
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.27

05 March 2021 | research article

Age patterns of under-5 mortality in sub-Saharan Africa during 1990‒2018: A comparison of estimates from demographic surveillance with full birth histories and the historic record

Hallie Eilerts, Julio Romero Prieto, Jeffrey Eaton, Georges Reniers

Volume: 44 Article ID: 18
Pages: 415–442
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.18

07 May 2020 | research article

The emergence of birth limitation as a new stage in the fertility transition in sub-Saharan Africa

Mathias Lerch, Thomas Spoorenberg

Volume: 42 Article ID: 30
Pages: 827–858
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2020.42.30

10 January 2020 | research article

Migrant-based youth bulges and social conflict in urban sub-Saharan Africa

Ashira Menashe-Oren

Volume: 42 Article ID: 3
Pages: 57–98
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2020.42.3

18 October 2019 | descriptive finding

Mortality convergence of twins and singletons in sub-Saharan Africa

Roland Pongou, David Shapiro, Michel Tenikue

Volume: 41 Article ID: 36
Pages: 1047–1058
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2019.41.36

23 July 2019 | research article

The dynamics of the family network during childhood: A genealogical and longitudinal approach to rural Mali

Aurélien Dasré, Olivia Samuel, Véronique Hertrich

Volume: 41 Article ID: 9
Pages: 231–262
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2019.41.9

11 December 2018 | research article

Contemporary female migration in Ghana: Analyses of the 2000 and 2010 Censuses

Samantha R. Lattof, Philomena Nyarko, Ernestina Coast, Tiziana Leone

Volume: 39 Article ID: 44
Pages: 1181–1226
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.39.44

25 July 2018 | research article

Polygynous marriage and child health in sub-Saharan Africa: What is the evidence for harm?

David Lawson, Mhairi A. Gibson

Volume: 39 Article ID: 6
Pages: 177–208
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.39.6

24 July 2018 | research article

Urban–rural disparities in adult mortality in sub-Saharan Africa

Ashira Menashe-Oren, Guy Stecklov

Volume: 39 Article ID: 5
Pages: 136–176
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.39.5

15 June 2018 | research article

Intergenerational care for and by children: Examining reciprocity through focus group interviews with older adults in rural Uganda

Enid Schatz, Janet Seeley, Flavia Zalwango

Volume: 38 Article ID: 63
Pages: 2003–2026
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.38.63

16 March 2018 | research material

Collecting data from migrants in Ghana: Lessons learned using respondent-driven sampling

Samantha R. Lattof

Volume: 38 Article ID: 36
Pages: 1017–1058
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.38.36

24 January 2018 | descriptive finding

Shocks and migration in Malawi

Phil Anglewicz, Tyler W. Myroniuk

Volume: 38 Article ID: 14
Pages: 321–334
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.38.14

24 October 2017 | descriptive finding

On the pace of fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa

David Shapiro, Andrew Hinde

Volume: 37 Article ID: 40
Pages: 1327–1338
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2017.37.40

13 September 2017 | research article

Women’s education, infant and child mortality, and fertility decline in urban and rural sub-Saharan Africa

David Shapiro, Michel Tenikue

Volume: 37 Article ID: 21
Pages: 669–708
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2017.37.21

08 August 2017 | research article

Physical attractiveness and women’s HIV risk in rural Malawi

Margaret Frye, Sophia Chae

Volume: 37 Article ID: 10
Pages: 251–294
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2017.37.10

18 July 2017 | research article

The effect of contraception on fertility: Is sub-Saharan Africa different?

John Bongaarts

Volume: 37 Article ID: 6
Pages: 129–146
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2017.37.6

21 February 2017 | research article

Orphan status, school attendance, and relationship to household head in Nigeria

Aramide Kazeem, Leif Jensen

Volume: 36 Article ID: 22
Pages: 659–690
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2017.36.22

18 August 2016 | research article

What drives Senegalese migration to Europe? The role of economic restructuring, labor demand, and the multiplier effect of networks

Pau Baizan, Amparo González-Ferrer

Volume: 35 Article ID: 13
Pages: 339–380
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2016.35.13

26 May 2016 | research article

Human capital on the move: Education as a determinant of internal migration in selected INDEPTH surveillance populations in Africa

Carren Ginsburg, Philippe Bocquier, Donatien Beguy, Sulaimon Afolabi, Orvalho Augusto, Karim Derra, Frank Odhiambo, Mark Otiende, Abdramane B. Soura, Pascal Zabre, Michael White, Mark Collinson

Volume: 34 Article ID: 30
Pages: 845–884
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2016.34.30

04 May 2016 | research article

Birth seasonality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Audrey Dorélien

Volume: 34 Article ID: 27
Pages: 761–796
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2016.34.27