Diversity and homogeneity in world societies

HRAF Press New Haven, CT Published In Pages: 190
By Bourguignon, Erika, Greenbaum, Lenora


Premarital female sex restrictions will vary by world region (59).


Little or no restriction is present in 67% of all societies, with the Circum-Mediterranean (59%) hosting the highest proportion of societies concerned with early marriage and virginity of females.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesPartial support claimedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
World RegionIndependentIdentification, Location
Female Premarital Sex RestrictionsDependentRegulation Of Marriage