Norms of premarital sexual behavior: a cross-cultural study

Ethos Vol/Iss. 3 (3) Published In Pages: 381-402
By Broude, Gwen J.


"Societies characterized by high accessibility of caretakers [child care] will have permissive premarital sex norms. Societies characterized by low accessibility of caretakers will ave restrictive premarital sex norms" (393)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.001UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Accessibility Of CaretakersIndependentChild Care
Premarital Sex NormsDependentCleanliness Training