Factors affecting human fertility in nonindustrial societies: a cross-cultural study

Yale University Publications in Anthropology Vol/Iss. 66 Yale University New Haven Published In Pages: 227
By Nag, Moni


"There is a negative association between the period of postpartum abstinence and fertility level. . . . Societies with long periods of postpartum abstinence have generally low fertility and vice versa" (79)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Z ScoresSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Fertility LevelDependentConception
Postpartum AbstinenceIndependentGeneral Sex Restrictions, Infant Feeding