Inbreeding in the state of Karnataka, South India

Devi, Radha Rama ; Appaji Rao, ; Bittles, A.H. (1982) Inbreeding in the state of Karnataka, South India Human Heredity: International Journal of Human and Medical Genetics, 32 (1). pp. 8-10. ISSN 0001-5652

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The inbreeding patterns and coefficient of inbreeding (F) of 3,350 new-borns in Bangalore, Karnataka were determined. A total of 29.24%; were born of consanguineous marriages, F = 0.02313. Inbreeding was most common among the Hindus: 23.56%; of their marriages were uncle-niece, F for the group was 0.02670.

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Keywords:Inbreeding; New-borns; Karnataka; South India
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