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 high god is defined as otiose and not concerned with human affairs" (244)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Long Postpartum TabooDependentGeneral Sex Restrictions, Postnatal Care
Otiose High GodIndependentSpirits And Gods