Session 6:
Measurement issues and survey instruments

Thursday, June 14
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Geovetenskapens Hus, Building U, Floor 3

Chair: Tineke Fokkema, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  1. Making them count, counting the mentally ill, evidence from the Kintampo demographic health systemEdward Adiibokah, Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC)

  2. Desires for children and their measurement in low fertility settingsChristoph Buehler, Leibniz Universität Hannover; Joshua R. Goldstein, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Saskia Hin, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. Measuring sexual identity in US health surveysVirginia S. Cain, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  4. Using respondents’ uncertainty scores to mitigate hypothetical bias in community-based health insurance studiesHermann Donfouet, University of Rennes I; Pierre-Alexandre Mahieu, University of Nantes; Eric Malin, University of Rennes I

  5. Evaluating the measurement reliabilities of developmental idealism measuresArland Thornton, University of Michigan; Georgina Binstock, Centro de Estudios de Población (CENEP) y CONICET, Argentina; Linda Young-DeMarco, University of Michigan; Colter Mitchell, Princeton University; Kathryn M. Yount, Emory University; Yu Xie, University of Michigan

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