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  1. Consanguineous marriage in Jordan.

    Article - En anglais

    We conducted a population-based study of consanguineous marriages in Jordan.

    About two thousand households were interviewed.

    First cousin marriages were encountered in 32.03%, second cousin in 6.8%, distant relation in 10.5%, and no relation in 50% of all marriages, respectively.

    Inbreeding coefficients were compared with those of other countries.

    The most important variables affecting inbreeding were social tradition, religion, education, and place of residence-urban vs. rural.

    Secular trends appear rather stable since the early decades of the twentieth century, especially for first cousin marriages.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Consanguinité, Jordanie, Asie, Génétique population, Homme, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Consanguinity, Jordan, Asia, Population genetics, Human, Epidemiology

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

    Cote : 92-0459471

    Code Inist : 002A07E03. Création : 199406.