Jessica Latten

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OBJECTIVE To test the convergent validity of an objective method, Sensor-Enabled Radio-frequency Identification System for Monitoring Arm Activity (SERSMAA), that distinguishes between functional and nonfunctional activity. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Laboratory. PARTICIPANTS Participants (N=25) were ≥0.2 years poststroke (median, 9) with a(More)
Changing marriage patterns in the Netherlands are described. The author notes that although the popularity of marriage at younger ages has declined rapidly in recent years, cohabitation at the same ages has increased significantly. By the end of the 1980s almost one-half of women aged 18-37 with a partner had lived in a consensual union at some time. The(More)
The authors estimate the demographic effects of population aging in the Netherlands. They discuss the impact of demographic aging on old age pensions, morbidity patterns, causes of death, and leisure activities. They predict an increase of one-person households, which will have an effect on housing preferences and will decrease migration. Estimates are(More)
"A decade ago, Willis' micro-economic model of fertility was tested by making use of data obtained from the 1982 Netherlands Fertility Survey of Statistics Netherlands.... The effect of the woman's education on the expected ultimate number of children was negative, but became positive again with the partner's increasing level of education. A similar test on(More)
"The decision to live alone after leaving the parental home, to cohabit, to marry, or to become [a] mother for the first time, as well as the ages at which these decisions occur, characterize the individual demographic life-course. Based on the first results of the 1993 [Netherlands] Family and Fertility Survey it is shown that the kind of transitions made(More)
The authors review changes in data collection and analysis performed by the Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics in response to shifts in demographic behavior during the period 1960-1990. Such changes include trends toward voluntary childlessness and consensual union among couples and asylum-seeking among migrants.
"Since 1 January 1998 non-married couples of the same or opposite sex [in the Netherlands have been] allowed to have their partnership officially registered. In the first half of 1998 about 1.8 thousand couples of the same sex and 0.8 thousand of opposite sex were registered. These numbers are somewhat higher than the [legislators] expected at the time of(More)
"In the Netherlands increasing numbers of young people who leave their parents' home choose to live alone. This behavioural change dates back to the 60s....[and] is based on general social changes which are not restricted to the Netherlands.... Based on the Netherlands Fertility Survey '88...[a model is developed that] indicates that(More)