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  1. Has the Long-Predicted Decline in Consanguineous Marriage in India Occurred?Nutan Kumari, Alan H. Bittles & Prem Saxena - forthcoming - Journal of Biosocial Science:1-10.
    To an extent the question posed in the title of this paper can simply be answered in the affirmative. Based on the extensive data available from the National Family Health Survey-1 conducted in 1992–93 and NFHS-4 in 2015–16 there has been a significant overall decline of some 19% in the prevalence of consanguineous marriage in India. However, when examined at state level the picture is more complex, with large reductions in consanguinity in southern states where intra-familial marriage previously has been (...)
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  • Consanguinity and Homozygosity Among Tunisian Patients with an Autosomal Recessive Disorder.Wided Kelmemi, Imene Chelly, Maher Kharrat & Habiba Chaabouni-Bouhamed - 2015 - Journal of Biosocial Science 47 (6):718-726.
    SummaryConsanguineous unions are a deeply rooted social practice among traditional societies. Despite their presumed social advantages, they can result in several health conditions. The aim of this study was: i) to compare consanguinity levels between Tunisian patients affected with autosomal recessive disorders and those with a chromosomal abnormality; and ii) to gain more insight into the mutational status of patients affected with ARDs. Data were collected from 290 files of patients affected by one of five ARDs confirmed by molecular analysis (...)
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  • Consanguinity in Qatar: Knowledge, Attitude and Practice in a Population Born Between 1946 and 1991.A. L. Sandridge, J. Takeddin, E. Al-Kaabi & Y. Frances - 2010 - Journal of Biosocial Science 42 (1):59-82.
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  • The Changing Profile of Consanguinity Rates in Bahrain, 1990–2009.Shaikha Al-Arrayed & Hanan Hamamy - 2012 - Journal of Biosocial Science 44 (3):313.
  • The Practice of Consanguineous Marriage in Oman: Prevalence, Trends and Determinants.M. Mazharul Islam - 2012 - Journal of Biosocial Science 44 (5):571.
  • Prevalence of Consanguineous Marriages in Syria.Hasan Othman & Mostafa Saadat - 2009 - Journal of Biosocial Science 41 (5):685.