Prevalence and social correlates to consanguinity in Kuwait.


BACKGROUND Kuwait has one of the highest consanguinity rates in the world. Our objectives in this study were to assess the frequency and trend in consanguineous marriages, and to identify factors associated with inbreeding. PATIENTS AND METHODS A representative sample of 482 households from the most developed (the Capital), and the least developed (Jahra… (More)


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@article{Radovanovic1999PrevalenceAS, title={Prevalence and social correlates to consanguinity in Kuwait.}, author={Zoran L. Radovanovic and N. Shah and Jaafar Behbehani}, journal={Annals of Saudi medicine}, year={1999}, volume={19 3}, pages={206-10} }