Pathogens and politics: further evidence that parasite prevalence predicts authoritarianism

PLoS ONE Vol/Iss. 8 Published In Pages: ??
By Murray, Damian R., Schaller, Mark, Suedfeld, Peter


When tested individually, each of the twelve variables included in the composite "authoritarian governance" variable in the cross-cultural sample will be predicted by pathogen prevalence (5).


All dependent variables were predicted by pathogen prevalence except "leadership selection basis."


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
multiple regressionPartially supportedp<.05UNKNOWNNo Info