The evolution of human sex ratio at birth: a bio-cultural analysis

The Evolution of Cultural Diversity: A Phylogenetic Approach UCL Press London, UK Published In Pages: 207-216
By Mace, Ruth, Jordan, Fiona M.


Sex ratio at birth will be positively correlated with the presence of brideprice.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Phylogenetic method CONTINUOUS of Pagel (1999)Not Supportedp = 0.534r = 0.083UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Sex ratio at birthDependentBirth Statistics
Presence or absence of bridepriceIndependentMode Of Marriage