Individual Mate Choice in an Arranged Marriage Context: Evidence from the Standard Cross-cultural Sample
Evolutionary Psychological Science • Vol/Iss. 3(3) • Springer • • Published In • Pages: 193-200 •
By Apostolou, Menelaos
Subsistence type and marriage type will affect the frequency of men's premarital relations; this relationship will differ between societies where arranged marriages are prevalent and societies where it is not (p.195)."
"In about 60% of the societies in the sample, these relationships were "Universal," with the respective rate in arranged marriage societies to be about 39% (p.195-9)." Additionally, "there was only one significant odds ratio which indicated that arranged married societies, as opposed to the rest of the societies, were 5.9 times more likely to classify as having "Uncommon" than "Universal" premarital relationships.
|Multinomial logistic regression||Partial||Subsistence Type not significant, Marriage Type p =0.039||Marriage Type: Chi-square=8.38||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Arranged Marriage||Control||Arranging A Marriage|
|Marriage Type||Independent||Arranging A Marriage, Mode Of Marriage, Regulation Of Marriage|
|Subsistence Type||Independent||Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Production And Supply|
|Frequency of men's premarital relationships||Dependent||Premarital Sex Relations|