A Cross-Cultural Summary: Extramarital Sex

HRAF Press New Haven, Connecticut Published In Pages: 385-401
By Textor, Robert B.


There will be less permission for extramarital sex relations in societies where the post-partum sex taboo lasts less than one month (393, 301).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher's Exact TestMarginally Supportedp = .083Phi = .264Two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Post-Partum Sex Taboos AssociationPostnatal Care
Extramarital Sex Relations AssociationExtramarital Sex Relations