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The author argues that an exclusive focus on demographic variables throws little light on the patterns of the historical transition in mortality. An attempt is made to incorporate the key… (More)
Life tables are presented by marital status for five states in Japan for the period 1980-1985.
Recent changes in regional fertility in Japan are analyzed using a new kind of indirect standardized fertility rate. This rate is derived from the fertility indexes developed at Princeton… (More)
The impact of mortality declines on Japanese marriage patterns is analyzed for the period from 1965 to 1985 using the life table method. The primary focus is on marriage duration and widowhood… (More)
Trends in mortality in Japan since 1950 are analyzed. The relationship between changes in the structure of causes of death and the level of overall mortality is examined using a variety of… (More)
It is first noted that life expectancy in Japan is high for both sexes and continues to increase at a faster rate than for most other developed countries. The reasons for these differences are to be… (More)
"In this study, we examined the impact on the marital life course patterns [of] mortality and nuptiality changes.... We have constructed the marital-state life table for the [years] 1965 and 1985… (More)
The author reviews the fertility transition in Asia, with a focus on member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).