Findings and Conclusions Buss (1989)

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In how many cultures did women value "good financial prospects"
36/37 (higher than males who judged financial prospects (apart from in Spain)
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In how many cultures did men value "good looks"
37/37 (higher than women)
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In how many cultures did both males and females preferred male as the older partner?
37/37
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What was the mean age for marriage in men and women?
men= 28.7 women=25.3
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What was the number of cultures that men valued chastity?
23/37 e.g China and Ireland more highly than women
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How many cultures did females value ambition?
34/37 more highly than men (Zulus did not)
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Which two non critical characteristics were rated highly by both men and women?
Kindness and understanding
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Sex differences involving mate preference for...
earning potential, relative youth and physical attractiveness were strongly confirmed across all cultures
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