Table 1

Zero-order correlations between religion richness, disease richness, pathogen prevalence, and control variables for the countries of the world.

correlation with the natural log of religion richness

rpn
disease richness0.75<0.0001214
pathogen prevalence0.62<0.0001211
absolute latitude−0.37<0.0001218
population size (ln)0.59<0.0001214
land area (ln)0.58<0.0001214
democracy index−0.140.08167
GDP per capita (ln)−0.33<0.0001213
Gini0.38<0.0001122