Navigation Links
Variety Spices Up Americans' Sex Lives, Survey Says
Date:10/4/2010

By Amanda Gardner
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are engaging in a wide range of sexual activities, including oral sex, anal sex, and partnered masturbation in addition to vaginal sex, according to the largest and latest survey of sexual behavior and sexual health in the United States.

The survey also found that adolescents are much more responsible than they're made out to be, with some 70 percent to 80 percent reporting condom use during their last sexual encounter.

"We found an enormous diversity in the sexual repertoires of U.S. adults. They rarely engage in just one sex act when they have sex," Debra Herbenick, a research scientist and lecturer in the department of applied health science at Indiana University in Bloomington, said at a press briefing held Thursday. "Vaginal intercourse is still the most common sexual act but many sexual events do not involve intercourse. What it means to have sex can vary greatly from one person to the next."

While 41 sexual acts were noted in the survey, Americans probably engage in more than those given that some behaviors -- such as kissing -- were not included in the questionnaire, Herbenick said.

She was lead author of one of several papers comprising the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior, published in an October supplemental issue of The Journal of Sexual Medicine. The survey was funded by Church & Dwight Co. Inc., makers of Trojan condoms, and was conducted by a team at Indiana University's Center for Sexual Health Promotion.

Using Internet questionnaires, the researchers surveyed almost 6,000 teens and adults ranging in age from 14 to 94.

Among the main findings:

  • Men and women usually engage in more than one sex act during a single sexual encounter.
  • While 85 percent of men perceived that their partner had had an orgasm the last time they had sex, only 64 percent o
    '/>"/>


Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. KFx Medical Corporation Announced Today It Has Received FDA 510k Clearance for Product(s) Used in a Wide Variety of Knee Procedures
2. Study finds most Oregon hospices do not fully participate in the Death with Dignity Act
3. Basictea.com Introduces New Line of Organic Herbs, Spices & Seasonings
4. Some Spices Cut Cancer Risk That Comes With Grilled Burgers
5. Hospices not deactivating defibrillators in patients
6. No link between genetic ancestry, asthma response in African-Americans
7. Lack of trust in hospitals a major deterrent for blood donation among African-Americans
8. Most Americans Still Not Eating Enough Fruits, Veggies
9. UC Davis study finds low liver cancer survival rates among Laotian/Hmong-Americans
10. Study finds more Americans bypassing their personal physician when immediate treatment required
11. Many Americans Dont Even Know Theyre Fat
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Variety Spices Up Americans' Sex Lives, Survey Says
(Date:4/23/2014)... A Michigan State University researcher is looking to give ... workout, and her latest research shows that a cyber ... the Games for Health Journal , is the ... still a better motivator during exercise, a software-generated partner ... that something that isn,t real can still motivate people ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... an important brain receptor has a dramatic effect against ... a University at Buffalo animal study has found. , ... a novel lead compound for treating cocaine addiction, for ... published as an online preview article in Neuropsychopharmacology ... RO5263397, severely blunted a broad range of cocaine addiction ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... 2014) The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research ... Research Scholars. The AGA Research Scholar Awards program, ... independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases. ... an additional year allowing for three consecutive years ... junior faculty who are paving the way for ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... led by a researcher from the Cancer Science Institute ... Singapore has identified the cancer specific stem cell which ... of developing new drugs for the treatment of this ... group, led by Dr Chan Shing Leng, Research Assistant ... that a cancer-specific variant of a cell surface protein, ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... endogenous neural precursor cells cannot alone compensate for ... perspective of neural plasticity, Dr. Yun Xiang and ... the effects of functional electrical stimulation treatment on ... basic fibroblast growth factor and epidermal growth factor ... The researchers found that functional electrical stimulation can ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cyber buddy is better than 'no buddy' 2Health News:Novel compound halts cocaine addiction and relapse behaviors 2Health News:AGA announces 2014 Class of AGA Research Scholars 2Health News:Scientists identify cancer specific cell for potential treatment of gastric cancer 2Health News:Scientists identify cancer specific cell for potential treatment of gastric cancer 3
... a bimonthly, biomedical journal published by The ... understand normal body functioning and disease pathogenesis ... researchers and physician-scientists to use that knowledge ... for disease diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention. ...
... and athletic enhancer, sales of acai products have dramatically increased in the ... from acai palms that may reach heights in excess of 60 feet ... palm. , ... Green Bay, WI (PRWEB) November 14, 2008 -- Though ...
... elementary school, dips in academic performance and classroom participation ... other students to accept newcomers can go a long ... That,s the conclusion of a new longitudinal study that ... lead to declines in academic performance and classroom participation, ...
... Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008,Cleveland Indians pitcher Cliff Lee won the ... was a favorite to win the,prestigious prize., Lee is ... past three years,he and his wife, Kristen, have served as ... Chapter Light The Night(TM) Walk.,This annual event has special meaning ...
... are more than 70,million Americans over the age of ... effort to provide helpful information about growing older, Kmart,pharmacy ... from 9am-1pm,at all 1100 Kmart pharmacy locations., The ... free memory screenings, Medicare health plan selection,assistance and more., ...
... Nearly 2,900 physicians and scientists from institutions around the ... for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health ... Medicine and Hygiene,s Annual Meeting Dec. 7-11, in New ... emerging diseases and global health threats. , Meeting highlights ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Researchers Tackle CLL, Diabetes and Trauma-Hemorrhage, 2Health News:Research Finds The Brazilian Acai Absorbs Much Better Than Any Other Fruit 2Health News:Supportive teachers, peers can ease negative effects of frequent moves in elementary school 2Health News:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Congratulates Cy Young Award Winner Cliff Lee 2Health News:Kmart Pharmacy Celebrates GoldK Day for Seniors 2Health News:Expanded save the date: ASTMH Annual Meeting 2Health News:Expanded save the date: ASTMH Annual Meeting 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... Most osteoporosis patients want a choice in the ... sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. The survey, conducted by ... support community, revealed that 74 percent of osteoporosis patients ... form other than a pill or a tablet. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... As health officials across the Midwest warn against the ... Michigan will offer free diagnostic testing ... pharmacists to administer tests and, in some cases, fill the ... in the study. The Grand Rapids, ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Texas , Jan. 15, 2014  Novation, the leading ... awarded several new IT value-added reseller (VAR) national contracts ... IT goods and services at lower costs. These include ... services such as initiative assistance and ongoing IT consulting ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 2Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 3Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 2Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 3New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2
... Cochrane Reviews enable all those involved ... date with the very latest evidence in ... which becomes harder each year as the ... this problem by delivering the best single ...
... Topics included in the Clinical ... weakness, neuropathy, myasthenia gravis, demyelinating ... carpal tunnel, cerebellar disorders, movement ... Parkinsons, cerebral palsy, ALS, seizures, ...
This handy quick reference is a pragmatic guide to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of cardiovascular disease....
On the wards, on rounds, or at the bedside, clinicians can instantly access authoritative, up-to-date, practical guidelines for the immediate and long-term medical and surgical management of all card...
Medicine Products: