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  1. Demographic characteristics of the Israeli Arab community in connection with consanguinity.

    Article - En anglais

    In a previous nationwide survey of the Israeli Arab community we showed that 44% of all marriages are consanguineous.

    Further analysis of the data from this previous survey was undertaken, and we defined six demographic characteristics that may be associated with consanguinity or non-consanguinity in the marriages.

    Of these, we found a significant correlation (P<0.001) with religion (for Moslems, odds ratio 1.7), consanguinity in parents'marriages, and the respondent's attitude towards consanguineous marriage.

    The educational level achieved was not a major factor in the type of marriage chosen.

    These findings should enable us to plan specifically designed educational and counseling programs with a view to reducing the overall incidence of consanguineous marriage.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mariage, Consanguinité, Ethnie, Arabe, Démographie, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Homme, Israël, Asie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Marriage, Consanguinity, Ethnic group, Arabic, Demography, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Human, Israel, Asia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0136343

    Code Inist : 002B29A. Création : 21/05/1997.