Impact of societal culture on COVID-19 morbidity and mortality across countries

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology Vol/Iss. 52 (7) SAGE Publications Published In Pages: 643-662
By Kumar, Rajiv


The cultural dimensions of a country will significantly impact the mortality rates from COVID-19.


The cultural dimensions tested were uncertainty avoidance, future orientation, institutional collectivism, performance orientation, assertiveness, power distance, and in-group collectivism.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multiple regressionSupportedp<.01Adjusted r^2= .28 (28%)UNKNOWN