Female of the species

Columbia University Press New York Published In Pages: ??
By Martin, M. Kay, Voorhies, Barbara


Subsistence activities performed by males provides a greater proportion of the hunter-gatherer diet than those performed by females (183).


According to descriptive statistics, gathering is the primary subsistence activity in 58% of sampled societies, providing 40 - 60% of the diet. Gathering is performed by men in only 8% of sampled societies.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesNo support claimedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN