Population growth, society, and culture: an inventory of cross-culturally tested causal hypotheses

HRAF Press New Haven, CT Published In Pages: 126
By Sipes, Richard G.


Adverse results of illegitimacy will be negatively associated with Population Growth Rate (PGR) (56).


Adverse results of illegitimacy is measured as a composite of 7 different variables, including handicaps for parents of illegitimates, handicaps for illegitimate children, fathers and mothers of illegitimate children, and illegitimate sons and daughters, and father's responsibility for illegitimate children.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
GammaNot supported*p = 0.06gamma = 0.36UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Population Growth RateDependentPopulation
Adverse Results of IllegitimacyIndependentIllegitimacy