Birth order in cross-cultural perspective

Developmental Psychology Vol/Iss. 10(1) American Psychological Association Washington, D.C. Published In Pages: 48-54
By Rosenblatt, Paul C., Skoogberg, Elizabeth L.


"Firstborn adult sons are more likely than average adult sons to have power or influence over other people, and they are more likely to head a kin group" (51)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Sign testSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNOne-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Firstborn SonsAssociationStatus Of Children
Head A Kin GroupAssociationLineages
Power/influence Over OthersAssociationLineages