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Table 2

Table 2:
Distribution of current marriages (recorded in 1982-83) by spouses' prior marital status
 
 
Grooms' previous
marital status
Brides' previous marital status
Never married
(= 1st marr.)
Widowed
(= 2nd + marr.)
Divorced
(= 2nd + marr.)
All (%)
 
Never married (= 1st marr.) 949   6   65   1020 (58)
Married (= polygynous m.) 86   27   180   293 (17)
Widowed (= 2nd + marr.) 17   13   56   86 (5)
Divorced (= 2nd + marr.) 168   10   185   363 (21)
All (%) 1220 (69) 56 (3) 486 (28) 1762 (100)
 

 

 

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Determinants of Divorce in a Traditional Muslim Community in Bangladesh
Nurul Alam, Sajal K. Saha, Jeroen K. van Ginneken
© 2000 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ISSN 1435-9871
http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol3/4