Journal of Anthropology / 2015 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Globally Declining Population of Women Folk Causing Sex Imbalance Is a Serious Concern: An Analysis of Sex Ratio around the Globe

Table 6

Regression analysis between sex ratio and other demographic variables among 183 countries of the world.

Bivariate linear regression analysis
Dependent variableIndependent variable ± SEdf-value-value value

Sex ratio at birthSex ratio of 0–15 years of age0.7180.596 ± 0.028182459.921.40.001
Total fertility rate0.244−0.723 ± 0.09717455.8−7.40.001
Crude birth rate (CBR)0.231−0.088 ± 0.01218254.4−7.30.001
Life expectancy at birth0.2220.096 ± 0.01318251.57.10.001
Adolescent fertility rate 0.188−0.019 ± 0.00318241.7−6.40.001
Rate of natural increase (%)0.189−0.846 ± 0.13018242.1−6.40.001
Human development index0.1774.812 ± 0.77218238.86.20.001
Infant mortality rate (IMR)0.163−0.026 ± 0.00418235.2−5.90.001
Gender inequality index 0.161−4.336 ± 0.36714226.9−5.10.001
Crude death rate (CDR)0.053 −0.130 ± 0.04118210.1−3.10.002
Sex ratio of 15–64 years of age0.0020.004 ± 0.0081820.30.60.560
Sex ratio of population 65+0−0.001 ± 0.0091820.01−0.130.894
Sex ratio of total population00.002 ± 0.0111820.040.20.837
Net migration rate (per 1000)0−0.006 ± 0.0301820.03−0.10.852

Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.