Documenting Pornography Use in America: A Comparative Analysis of Methodological Approaches

@article{Regnerus2016DocumentingPU,
  title={Documenting Pornography Use in America: A Comparative Analysis of Methodological Approaches},
  author={Mark Regnerus and David Gordon and Joseph Price},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={53},
  pages={873 - 881}
}
Estimates of pornography use in the United States range widely. We explore the reasons for the variation in such estimates among U.S. adults using data from four different recent nationally representative samples—each of which asked a different type of question about pornography use. We attribute the notable variation in estimates to differences in question wording and answer options, and assert that a survey question asking respondents about their most recent use of pornography minimizes… Expand

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