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Iran J Ped Hematol Oncol 2015, 5(4): 186-192 Back to browse issues page
ABO and Rh Blood Type Relationship in Parents with more than One
Dr M Mehrmohammadi
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Abstract

Background

Parental blood variables are one of the most important medical-biological causes of intellectual and physical-movement disabilities. The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship between parents’ blood variables (ABO and Rh blood type) and their relationship with frequency of intellectual and physical-movement disabilities in Isfahan province.

Materials and Method

This was a descriptive-analytical study and 494 samples were selected from mothers with more than one disabled child and mothers with normal child using simple and multistage random methods. The data collection was done through questionnaire. Based on Kuder-Richardson Formula 20 (KR-20), the reliability of questionnaire was 0.88. The statistical model in this study was a hierarchical log-linear method.

Data were analyzed using SPSS version 16.

 

Results

There was a significant relationship between mother’s Rh blood and having disabled child (P=0.002). However no significant relationship between having disabled children and the following variables was found: the father’s Rh blood (p=0.2), father and mother’s Rh blood together (P=0.5), father blood type (P=0.56), mother blood type (P=0.42), and mother and father blood types together (P=0.7).

Conclusion

Maternal and fetal blood incompatibility (motherwith negative Rh blood and fetus with positive Rh blood) increased the likelihood of being born with disabilities.

Keywords: Blood Type, Intellectual disability, Mental
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/11/23 | Accepted: 2015/11/23 | Published: 2015/11/23
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Mehrmohammadi M. ABO and Rh Blood Type Relationship in Parents with more than One. Iran J Ped Hematol Oncol. 2015; 5 (4) :186-192
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