Egypt – consanguinity rates, 2000

March 5, 2011

From the Egypt Demographic and Health Survey 2000:

Total consanguineous marriages = 37.8%
Total first cousin marriages = 21.8%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0136
Total second cousin marriages = 10.3%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0016
Total “other blood relative” marriages = 6.1%

Total FBD marriages = 13.2%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0083

Urban consanguineous marriages = 29.7%
Rural consanguineous marriages = 43.9%

Urban 1C = 16.4%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0103
Urban 2C = 7.9%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0012
Rural 1C = 26%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0163
Rural 2C = 11.4%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0018

Urban Governorates = 29.1%
Lower Egypt urban = 25.2%
Lower Egypt rural = 36.6%
Upper Egypt urban = 35.3%
Upper Egypt rural = 53.5%
Frontier Governorates = 46.2%

Urban Governorates = Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, and Suez (no rural population)
Lower Egypt = 9 Lower Egypt governorates totally (Nile Delta)
Upper Egypt = 8 Upper Egypt governorates totally (Nile Valley)
Frontier Governorates = 5 governorates on eastern/western boundaries

Collection period: 2000
Study population: A nationally representative sample of ever-married women aged 15-49.
Sample size: 15,573
Location: Nation-wide.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: