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The Effect of Hamilton’s Rule on Swine Flu: Whom Do You Fear?

Poster Session XI - Board: XI- 122
Sunday, May 30, 2010, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Grand Ballroom

Carlyn Hubner
Brigham Young University, Hawaii

Susan Moore
Brigham Young University, Hawaii

Lacey R. E. Goforth
Brigham Young University, Hawaii

Thomas E. Dearden
Brigham Young University, Hawaii

Nozomi Imai
Brigham Young University, Hawaii

Cory Komatsu
Brigham Young University, Hawaii

Ronald Mellado Miller
Brigham Young University, Hawaii

Hamilton’s rule states that you are more likely to help those you are genetically related to. Using Guttmann’s scaling Hamilton’s rule appears to hold true (p < .01) in regards to who you would help if they had swine flu. There seems to be no difference across cultures.

 
Subject Area: General
Keywords: Health

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