Marriage of cousins: Congenital diseases and people's perceptions in Pakistan, a public health challenge.

Abstract

Marriage between cousins results in congenital diseases: heart disease, thalassaemia, and other disabilities in the children. Post-neonatal mortality, childhood morbidity, and haemoglobinopathies (S and E) are common in the offspring of these marriages. These parents increase the risk of low intelligence, mental instability, sickle-cell anaemia, and cystic… (More)
DOI: 10.1057/jphp.2010.18

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics