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Table 3 Effect of consanguinity on abortions

From: Study of the impact of consanguinity on abortion and mortality in the population of Beni Abbes (southwestern Algeria)

Marriage status Consanguineous Non-consanguineous
Number of births/178 CC1, 102 CC2, 76 149
Number of abortions (N and %)/23 (62.16) CC1, 14 (37.84) CC2, 9 (24.32) 14 (37.84)
Early Late Early Late Early Late
5 (13.51) 9 (24.32) 3 (08.11) 6 (16.22) 6 (16.22) 8 (21.62)
X 2 0.24 0.24
P 0.00 0.23
  1. Observed value = 3841
  2. CC1 first-cousin marriage couples, CC2 second-cousin marriage couples, (N and %) number and percent