Determinants of genocide fear in a rural Texas community: A research note

W. C. Farrell, Marvin P Dawkins

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Data were collected via a questionnaire administered to females 15-44 years of age and their most significant male partner from a 7 percent stratified random sample in Waller Country, Texas. Analysis revealed that five independent variables combined explained 19 percent of the variance in race genocide fear (R2 = .19; p <.01). The most important predictors of genocide fear were sex. Beta = .33; p <.001) and education (Beta = .14; p <.01).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)605-607
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Public Health
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes


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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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