Some social aspects of Turkish marital unions and their relationship with early age mortality

Nufusbil Derg. 1992;14:3-25.


"In this study, data from the 1988 Turkish Population and Health Survey are used to describe some social aspects of Turkish marital unions. The social attributes in [the] questionnaire [include] the legal standing of the union, consanguinity, decision making in the formation of the union and payment of bridesmoney." In the second part of the study, the authors look at the relationship between aspects of marriage in Turkey and mortality among children of those marriages. (SUMMARY IN TUR)

MeSH terms

  • Age Factors*
  • Asia
  • Asia, Western
  • Behavior
  • Biology
  • Consanguinity*
  • Decision Making*
  • Demography
  • Developing Countries
  • Genetics
  • Infant Mortality*
  • Marriage*
  • Mortality*
  • Population
  • Population Characteristics
  • Population Dynamics
  • Turkey