Consanguinity and reproductive behaviour in a tribal population 'the baiga' in madhya pradesh, India

P (Hemachandra) Reddy, B. Modell

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Abstract

We have studied the marriage pattern and reproductive behaviour in a single Central Indian primitive tribe, the Baiga. Parents were consanguineous in 34% of marriages (19·2% mother's brother's daughter (MBD), 13·1% father's sister's daughter (FSD) and 1·7% were double first cross-cousins (DFCC). Fertility levels were significantly higher (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-246
Number of pages12
JournalAnnals of Human Biology
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

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Consanguinity
Reproductive Behavior
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Nuclear Family
Siblings
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Population Groups
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Population
Fertility
Parents
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  • Genetics
  • Physiology
  • Aging
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
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Consanguinity and reproductive behaviour in a tribal population 'the baiga' in madhya pradesh, India. / Reddy, P (Hemachandra); Modell, B.

In: Annals of Human Biology, Vol. 22, No. 3, 1995, p. 235-246.

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