Modernization and consanguineous marriage in Iran.

  title={Modernization and consanguineous marriage in Iran.},
  author={Benjamin P. Givens and C. Hirschman},
  journal={Journal of Marriage and Family},
  • Benjamin P. Givens, C. Hirschman
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Marriage and Family
  • A declining trend in consanguineous marriage over time and negative relationships between consanguinity and measures of social status were hypothesized. The 1976-77 Iran Fertility Survey (IFS) consisted of a household survey and a survey of individual ever-married women 15-50 years old. Using a sampling frame from the 1976 Census IFS households were selected using a multistage probability sample designed to represent the entire country. From the sample of 5730 IFS households a sample of 4667… CONTINUE READING
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