Asexuality: Prevalence and associated factors in a national probability sample

  title={Asexuality: Prevalence and associated factors in a national probability sample},
  author={Anthony F Bogaert},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={279 - 287}
  • A. Bogaert
  • Published 1 August 2004
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Sex Research
I used data from a national probability sample (N > 18,000) of British residents to investigate asexuality, defined as having no sexual attraction to a partner of either sex. Approximately 1%(n = 195) of the sample indicated they were asexual. A number of factors were related to asexuality, including gender (i.e., more women than men), religiosity, short stature, low education, low socioeconomic status, and poor health. Asexual women also had a later onset of menarche relative to sexual women… 
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