TABLE 7-1Regressions for Percent of Families That Are Polygynous Among Foragers

ParameterBStandard ErrortSignificance
Intercept6.0042.2942.618.010
Group size0.294.1102.676.008
% of diet from gathering0.137.0443.089.002

NOTE: N = 145, R2 = .10.

From: 7, An Evolutionary and Ecological Analysis of Human Fertility, Mating Patterns, and Parental Investment

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Offspring: Human Fertility Behavior in Biodemographic Perspective.
National Research Council (US) Panel for the Workshop on the Biodemography of Fertility and Family Behavior; Wachter KW, Bulatao RA, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2003.
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