Post-partum sex taboos

Paideuma Vol/Iss. 13 Published In Pages: 143-147
By Murdock, George Peter


"The first hypothesis tested is that societies which practice animal husbandry and consume the milk of their domestic animals will tend to observe, on the average, a shorter post-partum sex taboo than those which do not" (144)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Animal HusbandryIndependentDomesticated Animals, Postnatal Care
Postpartum TabooDependentGeneral Sex Restrictions