The effect of consanguinity on the reproductive wastage in the Turkish population.

@article{Baaran1989TheEO,
  title={The effect of consanguinity on the reproductive wastage in the Turkish population.},
  author={Nurettin Başaran and Hikmet Hassa and Ayşe Nurşen Başaran and Sevilhan Artan and James D Stevenson and Bekir Sitki Şayli},
  journal={Clinical genetics},
  year={1989},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={168-73}
}
Analysis of data from 56,664 marriages in Turkey studied from 1970 to 1988 showed an overall rate of consanguineous marriages, of 21.25%, and increases in the rates of abortions, stillbirths, prenatal losses and neonatal deaths.