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 relationship between norms of premarital sex behavior [as a measure of sex anxiety] and duration of the sex taboo during pregnancy. [Strict norms tend to result in long duration]" (122)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher’s exact testSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN