Pathogen stress and living organization: A cross-cultural analysis

The Human Voyage: Undergraduate Research in Biological Anthropology Vol/Iss. 2 ANU Press Published In Pages: 1-8
By Tinston, Jennifer


There is a relationship between pathogen stress and household form.


Although there is support for the hypothesis, the results do not explain whether pathogen stress is a component shaping whether people choose a more modular or communal life.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi-Square TestSupportedp < 0.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Household FormDependentHousehold
Pathogen StressIndependentMorbidity