Correlates of the long post-partum taboo: a cross-cultural study

Current Anthropology Vol/Iss. 13 Published In Pages: 238-249
By Saucier, Jean-Francois


"A long postpartum taboo will be more frequent in societies in which the succession of office of local headman is hereditary" (244)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.005UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Hereditary HeadmanshipIndependentCommunity Heads
Long Postpartum TabooDependentGeneral Sex Restrictions, Postnatal Care