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Hemoglobinopathies in the North of Morocco: Consanguinity Pilot Study

Table 6

Comparison of the consanguinity profile of Moroccan population.

Type of studyPopulation studyReference, Year (N)Consanguinity rate (%)FIFC + DFC (%)DSC + SC (%)

RegionalFamilies with hemoglobinopathies in Northern MoroccoThis study, 2018 (197)50.250.0236.0414.21
RegionalNorthern MoroccoThis study, 2018 (900)29.660.0125.444.22
RegionalTangier-Tetouan regionHardouz et al., 2014 (160) [6]39.40.02305.6
NationalFamilies with autosomal recessive diseases in RabatCherkaoui Jaouad et al., 2009 (176) [12]59.090.0343.1811.93
NationalAll Moroccan regionsBouazzaoui, 1994 (4773) [11]19.900.008No dataNo data
RegionalDifferent regionsTalbi, 2007 (873) [7]22.790.0089.694.93

FI = coefficient of inbreeding; DFC = double first cousin; FC = first cousin; DSC = double second cousin; SC = second cousin. Double second cousins are not included in this prevalence.

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