Starvation and famine: cross-cultural codes and some hypothesis tests
Cross-Cultural Research • Vol/Iss. 27 • Published In • Pages: 28-69 •
By Dirks, Robert
Hunters and gatherers will experience less frequent and drastic famine than other subsistence types (38).
However, there is a positive relationship between intensity of energy input and presence of endemic starvation (p< .001).
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Persistence Of Famine||Dependent||Disasters|
|Severity Of Famine||Dependent||Disasters|
|Subsistence Type||Independent||Food Quest, Annual Cycle, Diet|