Nature Human Behavior • Vol/Iss. 6 • Nature • • Published In • Pages: 635-645 •
Genital mutilation/cutting is associated with the presence of bride-price.
This is tested for each form of GM/C. Bride-price is the only variable tested against GM/C. Bride-price is included in every GM/C model, and is a particularly good fit for FGM/C and infibulation. The correlated evolution model finds that GM/C is more likely to develop in societies where a bride-price is present.
|Phylogenetic logistic regression, Correlated evolution||Supported||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Bride-price||UNKNOWN||Mode Of Marriage|
|Male circumcision||UNKNOWN||Body Alterations|
|Female genital mutilation/cutting||UNKNOWN||Body Alterations|
|Male genital mutilation/cutting||UNKNOWN||Body Alterations|