Long-term effects of childbearing on mortality: evidence from pre-industrial Sweden.

@article{Dribe2004LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effects of childbearing on mortality: evidence from pre-industrial Sweden.},
  author={Martin Dribe},
  journal={Population studies},
  year={2004},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={297-310}
}
This paper presents an analysis of the impact of childbearing history on later-life mortality for ever-married men and women using historical micro-level data of high quality for southern Sweden. The analysis uses a Cox proportional hazards model, estimating the effects on old-age mortality of number of births and timing of first and last births. By studying the effects of previous childbearing on mortality by sex and social status, we also gain important insights into the mechanisms relating… CONTINUE READING

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