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


"A long sex taboo [during pregnancy] does in fact occur more frequently in polygynous than in monogamous societies" (121)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher’s exact testSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Duration Of Sex Taboo During PregnancyDependentPregnancy
Form Of MarriageIndependentPolygamy