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Infant death and consanguineous marriage

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6934.980b (Published 09 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:980
  1. C Bacon,
  2. P Fryers
  1. Friarge Hospital, Northallerton Yorkshire Health, Harrogate HG1 5AH.

    EDITOR, - The finding of a higher infant mortality in Pakistani immigrants than in the indigenous population in Norway1 is similar to the findings of the Yorkshire infant mortality study, which took place for 22 months from 1 April 1991.2 Analysis on ethnic group was carried out for the nine districts for which denominators were available - namely, …

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