American Journal of Physical Anthropology • Vol/Iss. 167 • Wiley Periodicals, Inc. • • Published In • Pages: 458-469 •
In societies where females have the social status to exercise mate choice, there will be lower stature sexual dimorphism (SSD), but only if there is high food security.
Food security is a mediating variable. When females have high social status, there is lower stature sexual stature than when female status is low. The results are stronger when there is food security.
|Multiple Linear Regression||Supported||p < .002||R squared = .54||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Female Social Status||Independent||Gender Status, Gender Roles And Issues|
|Stature Sexual Dimorphism (SSD)||Dependent||Anthropometry|
|Female Subsistence||Control||Agriculture, Tillage, Division Of Labor By Gender|