[Factors influencing the frequency of consanguineous marriages in Japan].

  • Yoko Imaizumi
  • Published 1987 in
    Jinko mondai kenkyu. [Journal of population…


A survey of consanguineous marriages in Japan was conducted through questionnaires in 1983. The total number of couples studied was 9225, chosen from 6 widely different areas of Japan. The rates of first cousin marriages and of total consanguineous marriages for all areas were 1.6% and 3.9%, respectively. The rate of total consanguineous marriages was 10… (More)


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