Pregnancy magic: a study of food taboos and sex avoidances

Cross-Cultural Approaches: Readings in Comparative Research HRAF Press New Haven Published In Pages: 111-125
By Ayres, Barbara


"There is . . . a positive relationship between severity of punishment for sexual behavior and the duration of the sex taboo but [it] does not quite reach the acceptable 5 percent level of significance" (119)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher’s exact testPartially supportedp<.10UNKNOWNOne-tailed