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Inbreeding and kinship in Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean: a study of newborn samples 1956-1971.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1580536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Samples of individuals born between 1956 and 1971 proportional to the population size of each parish of Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean (SLSJ) were extracted from a computerized population register. The mean inbreeding and kinship coefficients were calculated for each sample. Our results showed that inbreeding and kinship were unevenly distributed in the SLSJ region. The highest values of inbreeding and kinship were found in Bas-Saguenay, an isolated subregion of SLSJ, and in rural parishes. It was also found that the mean inbreeding and kinship coefficients had higher values in parishes that opened between 1872 and 1901 than those opened earlier or later.
Authors:
M De Braekeleer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of human biology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0301-4460     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Hum. Biol.     Publication Date:    1992 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-10     Completed Date:  1992-06-10     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404024     Medline TA:  Ann Hum Biol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  115-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Human Sciences, Université du Quebec à Chicoutimi.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Analysis of Variance
Catholicism
Consanguinity*
Demography
Humans
Quebec
Rural Population
Urban Population

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