Feb 18, 1998, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9120623
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decline in rate birth country the in born were babies 871,586 some -- irna 18, .feb tehran, 20, march ending year, iranian current the of quarters three first the corresponding the to compared as percent 68.0 of fall a indicating .wednesday here announced was it year, last period status civil the by released statistics the to according period, same the in died people 883,334 organization, registration .year preceding the to compared percent 72.2 of rise a showing of number the period same the during report, the to according an indicating 31,424, divorces and 397,624 was registered marriages the to compared respectively, percent, 96.10 and 48.7 of increase .year previous fs/jh end