Consanguinity in a population sample of Israeli Muslim Arabs, Christian Arabs and Druze

@article{VardiSaliternik2002ConsanguinityIA,
  title={Consanguinity in a population sample of Israeli Muslim Arabs, Christian Arabs and Druze},
  author={R Vardi-Saliternik and Yehuda Friedlander and Tirza Cohen},
  journal={Annals of Human Biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={29},
  pages={422 - 431}
}
Background : In Israel lives a heterogeneous population; most of the inhabitants are Jews, and about a fifth of the population is made up of other religions, mainly Muslim Arabs including Bedouins, Christian Arabs and Druze. Primary objective : A national survey was performed on consanguineous marriages in Israeli Arabs and Druze in order to identify population groups that are at highest risk for autosomal recessive and for multifactorial disorders. Research design : During 1990-1992, women… 
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