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Conducting Biosocial Surveys:Collecting, Storing, Accessing, and Protecting Biospecimens and Biodata  (CNSTAT,CPOP)
2010

Recent years have seen a growing tendency for social scientists to collect biological specimens such as blood, urine, and saliva as part of large-scale household surveys. By combining biological and... Read more


Biosocial Surveys  (CPOP)
2007

Biosocial Surveys analyzes the latest research on the increasing number of multipurpose household surveys that collect biological data along with the more familiar interviewer respondent information.... Read more


Offspring:Human Fertility Behavior in Biodemographic Perspective  (CPOP)
2003

Despite recent advances in our understanding of the genetic basis of human behavior, little of this work has penetrated into formal demography. Very few demographers worry about how biological... Read more


Cells and Surveys: Should Biological Measures Be Included in Social Science Research?  (CPOP)
2001

INTRODUCTION Collecting Biological Indicators in Household Surveys Caleb E. Finch and James W. Vaupel THE USE OF BIOINDICATORS IN DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH Integrating Biology into... Read more


Between Zeus and the Salmon:The Biodemography of Longevity  (CBASSE)
1997

Demographers and public health specialists have been surprised by the rapid increases in life expectancy, especially at the oldest ages, that have occurred since the early 1960s. Some scientists are... Read more



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