Female status predicts female mate preferences across nonindustrial societies

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 41 Published In Pages: 66-74
By Moore, Fhionna R., Cassidy, Clare


Women in societies with higher female status will be less likely to prefer partners with resources and more likely to prefer physically attractive partners than women in societies with lower female status (68).


Domestic authority ?= 1.02; Ritualized female solidarity ?= -0.8


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multiple linear regressionSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Female StatusIndependentGender Status
Partners With ResourcesDependentBasis Of Marriage
Physically Attractive PartnersDependentBasis Of Marriage