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1973). , 1973), has been widely adopted as the general methodology for cohort analysis, but it also suffers from a well-known model identification problem. Specifically, any two of the constituent factors perfectly predict the third. e. birth cohort) and time of measurement are known, age also is known. This produces multiple instead of unique estimates of the three effects. The Mason et al. ’s reply (1976), followed by Fienberg and Mason’s work (1978). Similar debates occurred between Rodgers (1982) and Smith et al.
We see less convergence in the male–female gap in depression with age in more recent cohorts, suggesting a weaker age-as-leveler process in these cohorts. constant sex and race gaps in physical and self-rated health trajectories within cohorts. Third, there is support for the hypothesis of intercohort variations in intracohort sex and race differences in mean levels of all health outcomes, but not in the growth rates other than depression. Sex and race gaps in mean levels of health narrowed across cohorts for disability, but widened for depression and perceived health.