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Using split-population models to examine predictors of the probability and timing of parity progression

Gray, Edith; Evans, Heather (Ann); Anderson, Jon; Kippen, Rebecca


Survival models are widely used in demography to analyse the timing of events such as death or leaving school. However, for events such as marriage or childbirth that are not experienced by everyone, standard survival analysis conflates the speed of progressing to an event with the proportion that never experience the event. The problem can be overcome by applying a 'split population' or 'cure' survival time model which splits the population into those who eventually experience the event and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Population
DOI: 10.1007/s10680-009-9201-2


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