A Cross-Cultural Summary: Premarital Sexual Relations

A Cross-Cultural Summary HRAF Press New Haven, Connecticut Published In Pages: ??
By Textor, Robert B.


There will tend to be wife-lending or wife-borrowing in societies freely permitting premarital sexual relations or only punishing upon a resulting pregnancy (391, 279).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Fisher's Exact TestMarginally Supportedp = .074Phi = - .325Two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Premarital Sexual Relations AssociationPremarital Sex Relations
Wife-lending/ borrowing AssociationExtramarital Sex Relations