Institutionalized male transvestism, the couvade, and homosexual behavior

Ethos Vol/Iss. 12 Published In Pages: 54-63
By Gray, J. Patrick, Ellington, Jane E.


There is a negative association bettween the presence of the couvade in a society and the frequency of male homosexual behavior (58).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher’s exact testSupportedp=.00009?= -0.63UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
CouvadeIndependentPregnancy, Postnatal Care
Male Homosexual Behavior, FrequencyDependentHomosexuality