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Household and family structure in England and Wales (1851–1911): continuities and change
Abstract This article produces the first findings on changes in household and family structure in England and Wales during 1851–1911, using the recently available Integrated Census Microdata (I-CeM)Expand
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The impact of water supply and sanitation on infant mortality: Individual-level evidence from Tartu, Estonia, 1897–1900
Evidence from a number of historical studies has demonstrated a strong impact of the provision of clean water on mortality risks, while no clear effect has been reported in others. We investigatedExpand
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Socioeconomic and cultural differentials in mortality in a late 19th century urban setting: A linked records study from Tartu, Estonia, 1897-1900
Background: An expanding literature documents historical linkages between socioeconomic and cultural disparities and survival. The evidence originates mainly from studies of Western Europe and NorthExpand
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The geography of early childhood mortality in England and Wales, 1881-1911
BACKGROUND Considerable regional variation existed in 19th-century infant mortality (IMR) in England and Wales. OBJECTIVE This study estimates early childhood mortality (ECMR) for over 2,000Expand
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Infant mortality in the Lutheran population of Tartu at the end of the nineteenth century [Kokkuvõte: Imikusuremus Tartu luteriusulises rahvastikus 19. sajandi lõpul]
Using parish registers (1897–1900), linked to the first Russian Imperial census of 1897, this study investigates infant mortality among the Lutheran population in Tartu at the end of the nineteenthExpand
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Adapting the Own Children Method to allow comparison of fertility between populations with different marriage regimes
The Own Children Method (OCM) is an indirect procedure for deriving age-specific fertility rates and total fertility from children living with their mothers at a census or survey. The method wasExpand
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Height and health in late eighteenth-century England.
Adult stature has become a widely used indicator of childhood nutritional status in historical populations and may provide insights into health inequalities that are not discernible in mortalityExpand
Socio-economic status and fertility in an urban context at the end of the nineteenth century: a linked records study from Tartu, Estonia
ABSTRACT The topic of socio-economic fertility differences and its causes during the demographic transition has received a significant amount of attention in historical demography. With fewExpand