Diversity and homogeneity in world societies
HRAF Press • New Haven, CT • Published In • Pages: 190 •
By Bourguignon, Erika, Greenbaum, Lenora
Duration of postpartum sex taboo will vary according to world region (59).
67% of societies in Africa impose a postpartum sex taboo of more than one year, while the taboo in 44% of societies in East Eurasia is less than one month. 40% or more of societies in the Circum-Mediterranean, Insular Pacific, and North and South America impose taboos of between one month and one year.
|Comparison of percentages||Support claimed||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|World Region||Independent||Identification, Location|
|Duration of Postpartum Sex Taboo||Dependent||General Sex Restrictions, Postnatal Care|