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Sexual behavior in the United States: results from a national probability sample of men and women ages 14-94.
The rates of contemporary sexual behavior provided in this report will be valuable to those who develop, implement, and evaluate programs that seek to improve societal knowledge related to the prevalence of sexual behaviors and to sexual health clinicians whose work to improve sexual health among the population often requires such rates of behavior. Expand
Sexual behaviors, condom use, and sexual health of Americans over 50: implications for sexual health promotion for older adults.
Although sizable proportions of both men and women remained sexually active well into their 80s age was related to a lower likelihood of solo and most partnered sexual behaviors, when controlling for age, relationship status, and health remained significant predictors of select sexual behaviors. Expand
The Female Genital Self-Image Scale (FGSIS): results from a nationally representative probability sample of women in the United States.
Most of the participants felt generally positively about their genitals and female genital self-image was significantly related to female sexual function, women's sexual behavior and their sexual and genital healthcare behaviors. Expand
Condom use rates in a national probability sample of males and females ages 14 to 94 in the United States.
These contemporary rates of condom use will be helpful to those who lead efforts to increase condom use among individuals who may be at risk for sexually transmitted infections or who desire to prevent pregnancy. Expand
Prevalence and characteristics of vibrator use by women in the United States: results from a nationally representative study.
Vibrator use among women is common, associated with health-promoting behaviors and positive sexual function, and rarely associated with side effects. Expand
The Dual Control Model: Current Status and Future Directions
The Dual Control Model proposes that sexual responses involve an interaction between sexual excitatory and sexual inhibitory processes, and that individuals vary in their propensity for both sexual excitation and sexual inhibition, which helps to understand much of the variability in human sexuality. Expand
Would you say you "had sex" if...?
CONTEXT The current public debate regarding whether oral sex constitutes having "had sex" or sexual relations has reflected a lack of empirical data on how Americans as a population define theseExpand
Turning On and Turning Off: A Focus Group Study of the Factors That Affect Women's Sexual Arousal
Qualitative data on the factors that women perceived as “enhancers” and “inhibitors” of sexual arousal are presented, with a focus on the following themes: feelings about one's body; concern about reputation; unwanted pregnancy/contraception; feeling desired versus feeling used by a partner; feeling accepted by a Partner; style of approach/initiation; and negative mood. Expand
The association between duration of breastfeeding and adult intelligence.
Independent of a wide range of possible confounding factors, a significant positive association between duration of breastfeeding and intelligence was observed in 2 independent samples of young adults, assessed with 2 different intelligence tests. Expand
Gender Differences in Heterosexual College Students' Conceptualizations and Indicators of Sexual Consent: Implications for Contemporary Sexual Assault Prevention Education
There were significant differences in how men and women indicated their own consent and nonconsent, with women reporting more verbal strategies than men and men reporting more nonverbal strategies than women, and in how they interpreted their partner's consent andNonconsent. Expand