The secondary sex ratio in Israel: 1980-1995.

  title={The secondary sex ratio in Israel: 1980-1995.},
  author={I Riis},
  journal={Social biology},
  volume={46 1-2},
  • I Riis
  • Published 1999 in Social biology
This study deals with models and hypotheses that attempt to explain the underlying mechanisms determining the sex ratios at birth in human populations. Since the factors responsible are still questionable and research results are contradictory, we examine data available in Israel on the sex ratios at birth among two different sociodemographic groups, Jews and Moslems. Results suggest a difference between Jewish and Moslem patterns of secondary sex ratios with respect to parental age, education… CONTINUE READING