Demography is the statistical study of populations and their characteristics, such as births, deaths, migrations, consequences of changes, etc.

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Analysis where dependent variables are proportions

I have a set of demographic data (age, race, social class, etc.) for selected geographic areas. These independent variables are each proportional in each type, i.e. Area A: White 70%, Black 20%, Asian ...
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Residual from Functional Demographic model for fertility

I'm trying to fit a functional demographic model (fdm) to fertility rates using the demography package in R. When I've plotted ...
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Measuring change of participation level in a population after a policy change

I would like to measure the change of a policy in a community, that is, check whether there was a change after the new policy was applied. The old policy required that people had to give away a right ...
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Probability of moving house (non-independence problem)

We are analyzing a dataset where we are looking at the probability of individuals moving house, and the factors that predict moving. The problem is that a lot of people are married, and (usually) if ...
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Calculating life expectancy in Stata

I've been looking for resources on calculation of life expectancy uising Stata. Combing Google results so far I've only been able to locate this module: LXPCT_2: Stata module to calculate ...
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How to convert World Fertility Surveys 1975’ raw data-DAT files into a set of Stata dta files

How to convert World Fertility Surveys 1975’ (for Pakistan) raw data-DAT files into a set of Stata/SPSS data files. I have found this link but this didn't work Turning the World Fertility Surveys’ raw ...
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Meaning of weights in calculating the Myer's blended index

I am struggling to understand the meaning of the weights (coefficients) of the Myer's blended index described in section 3.2 of this PDF. Can someone explain me the reason behind using such ...
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Taking into account population size differences in chi-squared test

I have a group of patients who live in London. They come from the 33 London local authorities and I want to know whether there is any significant variation in where they live. In other words, I want ...
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Is this a confounding interaction: using demographic data in a fractional factorial design?

I've created and run a choice experiment (conjoint analysis) using a fractional factorial design 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 (four factors with three levels each). I also collected some demographic data (age, ...
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How to determine the demographics of consumers of a product, given demographic information and consumption rates

Okay, so I'm going to admit right away that I'm very new to statistical analysis, so please go easy on me. I have a 50+ different groups of people and for each group, I have the number of people ...