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  • Ogawa, Naohiro; Retherford, Robert D.; Saito, Yasuhiko (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2003)
    Findings from Nihon University's 1999-2000 Japan Longitudinal Study of Ageing show that more than half of Japanese women who live with an elderly parent or parent-in-law are employed outside the home. Even in households ...
  • Narasimhan, R. L.; Retherford, Robert D.; Mishra, Vinod K.; Arnold, Fred; Roy, T. K. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 1997)
    A comparison of trends for 1978-92 shows that fertility has fallen faster than indicated by the National Registration System (SRS) but more slowly than indicated by the NFHS. The true level of fertility during 1988-92 was ...
  • Retherford, Robert D.; Alam, Iqbal (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 1985)
  • Ramesh, B. M.; Gulati, S. C.; Retherford, Robert D. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 1996)
    Knowledge of contraception is almost universal among currently married women, but only 42 percent actually use family planning. The NFHS Subject Reports is a series summarizing secondary analysis of data from the 1992-93 ...
  • Mishra, Vinod K.; Retherford, Robert D. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 1997)
    Indian children under age three living in households that use wood or animal dung as their primary cooking fuel have an almost one-third higher risk of acute respiratory infection (ARI) than do children living in households ...
  • Mishra, Vinod K.; Retherford, Robert D.; Smith, Kirk R. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 1999)
    Women living in households that use biomass cooking fuels, defined in the NFHS as wood and dung, have a much higher prevalence of both partial and complete blindness than women living in households that use cleaner fuels. ...
  • Mishra, Vinod K.; Retherford, Robert D.; Smith, Kirk R. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 1999)
    Adults in households that cook with biomass fuels, defined in the NFHS as wood and dung, suffer a significantly higher risk of tuberculosis than adults in households that cook with cleaner fuels. An estimated 51% of the ...
  • Arnold, Fred; Retherford, Robert D.; Anuri Wanglee (Honolulu, HI : East-West Population Institute, East-West Center, 1977-07)
  • Mishra, Vinod K.; Retherford, Robert D. (Springer Netherlands, 2008-06)
    Delivering births in a medical institution or at home with professional medical assistance has been shown to promote safe motherhood and child survival. Yet three-quarters of births in rural India continue to take place ...
  • Devi, D. Radha; Rastogi, Sita Ram; Retherford, Robert D. (Bombay, India : International Institute for Population Sciences; Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, Program on Population, 1995)
  • Choe, Minja Kim; Retherford, Robert D.; Thapa, Shyam; Gubhaju, Bhakta Bahadur. (Honolulu, HI : East-West Population Institute, 1987)
  • Retherford, Robert D.; Mishra, Vinod K. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 2001)
    A comparative analysis of data from India's Sample Registration System (SRS) and from two recent National Family Health Surveys (NFHS-1 in 1992–93 and NFHS-2 in 1998–99) indicates major discrepancies in fertility estimates. ...
  • Westley, Sidney B.; Palmore, James A.; Retherford, Robert D. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1996)
    The recent National Demographic Survey (NDS) in the Philippines revealed wide variations in total fertility rates (TFR) for individual regions--from a low TFR of 2.8 in Manila to a high of 5.9 in Bicol. A detailed analysis ...
  • Retherford, Robert D.; Roy, T. K. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 2003)
    Birth histories collected during NFHS-1 and NFHS-2 show an unusually large proportion of male births in some population groups, which suggests that female fetuses are being aborted. Male births are particularly overrepresented ...
  • Retherford, Robert D.; Roy, T. K. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 2003)
    Birth histories collected during the first and second National Family Health Surveys (NFHS-1 and NFHS-2) show an unusually large proportion of male births in some population groups, which suggests that female fetuses are ...
  • Retherford, Robert D.; Ramesh, B. M. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 1996)
    Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are family planning success stories, whereas Uttar Pradesh has by far the highest fertility of any state in India. A comparison of NFHS findings from these three states provides some useful ...
  • Gandotra, M. M.; Retherford, Robert D.; Pandey, Arvind; Luther, Norman Y.; Mishra, Vinod K. (Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences and Honolulu: East-West Center, 1998)
    An analysis of fertility differentials by socioeconomic and demographic characteristics reveals a wide diversity in the total fertility rate among Indian states. Total fertility tends to be high among women who live in ...
  • Retherford, Robert D.; Thapa, Shyam (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2003)
    The objectives of this paper are, first, to provide improved estimates of recent fertility levels and trend in Nepal and, second, to analyze the components of fertility change. The analysis is based on data from Nepal's ...
  • Retherford, Robert D.; Eini-Zinab, Hassan; Choe, Minja Kim; Ogawa, Naohiro; Matsukura, Rikiya (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2010-11)
    A discrete-time survival model (the complementary log-log model) is used to model parity progression from woman's own birth to first marriage, from first marriage to first birth, from first birth to second birth, and so ...
  • Retherford, Robert D.; Westley, Sidney B.; Choe, Minja Kim; Brown, Tim; Mason, Andrew; Mishra, Vinod K. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2002)
    Over the past 50 years, many Asian countries have experienced a remarkable pace of economic development and social change. Economic transformation plus dramatic breakthroughs in health and family planning technology have ...

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