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  1. Sexual restrictions will be more common in geographic loci where risk of STDs is high (i.e. less constrained areas) (410-11).Mackey, Wade C. - Restriction of sexual activity as a partial function of disease avoidance: a..., 2001 - 2 Variables

    This article focuses on the relationship between geographical location and sexual restrictiveness, proposing that less-constrained geographical areas have a higher risk of STDs and thus have higher sexual restrictiveness. The authors draw on data from Broude (1980) and other research to support this theory.

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  2. Rates of women's infection with HIV/AIDS will be positively associated with income, infant mortality, percentage of labor force engaged in agriculture, total fertility rate, and negatively associated with murder/homicide rate (54).Mackey, Wade C. - Sexually transmitted disease and gender roles: an index of cultural evolution, 2007 - 6 Variables

    This article examines the relationship between HIV/AIDS and several parameters of a nation’s demography, including income, mortality, labor, fertility, and homicide rates. Associations were supported by statistical tests. Regional differences are considered; Europe and the Muslim area had lower level of women’s HIV/AIDS infection. Four cultural adaptations to combat STDs are discussed.

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  3. "When compared to other combinations of older children and adults, the older boy-adult male dyad is uniquely overrepresented" (283).Mackey, Wade C. - A cross-cultural analysis of recruitment into all male groups: an ethologica..., 1981 - 1 Variables

    This article examines proxemic behavior between adults and children in 10 cultures. Data suggests that the older boy-adult male dyad is the most common combination of adult groups and children. Relevant theory on hunting and male-male bonding is discussed.

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