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02 August 2011

Boys who masturbate have safe sex later

Masturbation may be important in sexual self-awareness and condom use in teenage boys. A new report shows that boys who masturbate are more likely to wear a condom during sex.

Masturbation could play an important role in sexual self-awareness and condom use in teenage boys, according to a new report.

The new study, supported by Trojan condom maker Church & Dwight Co, is based on a nationally representative survey of 820 adolescents between 14 and 17 years old.

Masturbators have more sex too

Dr Cynthia Robbins at Indiana University in Indianapolis and colleagues found that nearly three-quarters of boys said they masturbated, while less than half of girls did so.

 
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