Cultural correlates of the regulation of premarital sex behavior

Process and Pattern in Culture: Essays in Honor of Julian H. Steward Aldine Chicago Published In Pages: 399-410
By Murdock, George Peter


"[There is] modest support [for] the widely held assumption that patrilocal residence and the features commonly associated there with . . . Produce a situation conducive to an insistence on virginity in unmarried women" (407)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of raw scoresSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Patrilocal ResidenceIndependentResidence
Premarital Sex NormsDependentPremarital Sex Relations