04 October 2010

Biggest sex survey since 1994

The male-female orgasm gap, the sex lives of 14-year-olds and an intriguing breakdown of condom usage rates are all part of the biggest sex survey done since 1994.

The male-female orgasm gap. The sex lives of 14-year-olds. An intriguing breakdown of condom usage rates, by age and ethnicity, with teens emerging as more safe-sex-conscious than boomers.

The lead researchers, from Indiana University's Centre for Sexual Health Promotion, said the study fills a void that has grown since the last comparable endeavour, the National Health and Social Life Survey, was published 16 years ago.




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