Same-sex competition and sexual conflict expressed through witchcraft accusations

Scientific Reports Vol/Iss. 12(1) Nature Portfolio London Published In Pages: 1-13
By Peacey, Sarah, Campbell, Olympia L. K., Mace, Ruth


Accusations of witchcraft will be more likely to target women in societies where polygyny is common.


Ref: limited polygyny.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Odds RatioNot supported95% Confidence IntervalOR: 0.97, CI: 0.56-1.67NA