Table 23.2 Effects of inbreeding on Japanese children

Genetic Relationship Mortality of Children of Parents F (Through 12 Years of Age)

Unrelated 0 .082

Second cousins 0.016

First cousins .0625 (1/16) .114

Source: After D. L. Hartl, and A. G. Clark, Principles of Population Genetics. 2d ed. (Sunderland, MA: Sinauer, 1989), Table 2. Original data from W. J. Schull, and J. V. Neel, The Effects of Inbreeding on Japanese Children. (New York: Harper & Row, 1965).

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