Egypt – consanguinity rates, 2005

March 9, 2011

From the Egypt Demographic and Health Survey 2005:

Total consanguineous marriages = 32.2%
Total first cousin marriages = 17.5%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0109
Total second cousin marriages = 7.3%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0011
Total “other blood relative” marriages = 7.4%

Total FBD marriages = 11%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0069

Urban consanguineous marriages = 24%
Rural consanguineous marriages = 37.9%

Urban 1C = 13%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0081
Urban 2C = 6%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0009
Rural 1C = 20.6%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0129
Rural 2C = 8.3%; inbreeding coefficient = 0.0013

Urban Governorates = 22.5%
Lower Egypt urban = 19.4%
Lower Egypt rural = 29%
Upper Egypt urban = 29.4%
Upper Egypt rural = 48.5%
Frontier Governorates = 41.4%

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: 2005
Study population: A nationally representative sample of ever-married women aged 15-49.
Sample size: 19,474
Location: Nation-wide.

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