A new cross-cultural study of drunkenness

Society, Culture and Drinking Patterns New York Published In Pages: 48-74
By Field, Peter B.


"Viewed in relation to the presence or absence of unilineal kin groups so defined [matrilineal and patrilineal descent], degree of drunkenness yields a strong negative correlation of -.67 which is highly significant" (55)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Tetrachoric correlation and chi-squareSupportedp<.01-.67Two-tailed