Misclassification bias: diversity in conceptualisations about having 'had sex'.

  title={Misclassification bias: diversity in conceptualisations about having 'had sex'.},
  author={Stephanie A. Sanders and Brandon J. Hill and William L. Yarber and Cynthia A Graham and Richard Crosby and Robin R. Milhausen},
  journal={Sexual health},
  volume={7 1},
BACKGROUND Understanding the signification of the word 'sex' has implications for both medical research and clinical practice. Little is known about how people of varying ages define sex and how situational qualifiers influence definitions across age groups. To our knowledge, this is the first study of a representative sample to assess attitudes about which sexual behaviours constitute having 'had sex' and to examine possible mediating factors (gender, age, giving/receiving stimulation, male… CONTINUE READING
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