TABLE 5
CONSANGUINEOUS MARRIAGE IN OCEANIA
Region/country Location/ community Collection period Study population Sample size Consanguinity(%) Consanguinity types Coefficient of inbreeding (() Reference
Oceania
Australia Melbourne 1, Victoria 1961/64 Obstetric inpatients 7693 0.005 >1C,1C,<1C - Stevenson et al. (1966)
Melbourne 2, Victoria 1961/64 Obstetric inpatients 3843 1.2 >1C,1C,<1C - Stevenson et al. (1966)
Perth, Western Australia 1994/99 Civil marriage applications 62376 0.2 1C,11/2C,2C 0.00009 Port & Bittles (2001)