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ABSTRACTS Abstracts are listed alphabetically by first author's last name. Each is preceded by the session assignment. Poster, P#, (Wednesday 8:00–11:00 am Griffin Hall). Plenary Session (Wednesday 1:00–4:45 pm, Lone Star A‐C). Pearl Memorial Lecture (Wednesday 5:00–6:00 pm, Lone Star A‐C). PODIUM A (Thursday 8:30–10:00 am, Lone Star B‐C), PODIUM B (Thursday 10:15–11:45 am, Lone Star B‐C), PODIUM C (Thursday 1:30–3:00 pm, Lone Star B‐C), and PODIUM D (Thursday 3:15–4:30 pm, Lone Star B‐C). Please consult the AAPA program for abstracts for the joint AAPA/HBA session.P3Age at first birth and total fertility: Global variation in proximate causesKG Anderson,1 L Tanner21Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; 2Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MarylandBecause women have a limited reproductive span, delays in age at first birth (AFB) may decrease total fertility rate (TFR). Using data from 115 nations, we find AFB is associated with decreased TFR, but the relationship varies regionally. The effect is strongest for Africa (regression coefficient = −0.5, that is, 0.5 fewer children born with each year's delay in AFB), weaker in Latin America (coefficient = −0.3) and Asia (coefficient = −0.09), and nonsignificant for Europe. Controlling for socioeconomic variables (literacy and Gini coefficient of inequality), AFB remains a significant http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Human Biology Wiley

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Wiley
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© 2018 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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1042-0533
eISSN
1520-6300
D.O.I.
10.1002/ajhb.23110
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Abstracts are listed alphabetically by first author's last name. Each is preceded by the session assignment. Poster, P#, (Wednesday 8:00–11:00 am Griffin Hall). Plenary Session (Wednesday 1:00–4:45 pm, Lone Star A‐C). Pearl Memorial Lecture (Wednesday 5:00–6:00 pm, Lone Star A‐C). PODIUM A (Thursday 8:30–10:00 am, Lone Star B‐C), PODIUM B (Thursday 10:15–11:45 am, Lone Star B‐C), PODIUM C (Thursday 1:30–3:00 pm, Lone Star B‐C), and PODIUM D (Thursday 3:15–4:30 pm, Lone Star B‐C). Please consult the AAPA program for abstracts for the joint AAPA/HBA session.P3Age at first birth and total fertility: Global variation in proximate causesKG Anderson,1 L Tanner21Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; 2Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MarylandBecause women have a limited reproductive span, delays in age at first birth (AFB) may decrease total fertility rate (TFR). Using data from 115 nations, we find AFB is associated with decreased TFR, but the relationship varies regionally. The effect is strongest for Africa (regression coefficient = −0.5, that is, 0.5 fewer children born with each year's delay in AFB), weaker in Latin America (coefficient = −0.3) and Asia (coefficient = −0.09), and nonsignificant for Europe. Controlling for socioeconomic variables (literacy and Gini coefficient of inequality), AFB remains a significant

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Published: Jan 1, 2018

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