Prevalence of Masturbation and Associated Factors in a British National Probability Survey

  title={Prevalence of Masturbation and Associated Factors in a British National Probability Survey},
  author={M. Gerressu and C. Mercer and C. Graham and K. Wellings and A. Johnson},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • M. Gerressu, C. Mercer, +2 authors A. Johnson
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • A stratified probability sample survey of the British general population, aged 16 to 44 years, was conducted from 1999 to 2001 (N = 11,161) using face-to-face interviewing and computer-assisted self-interviewing. We used these data to estimate the population prevalence of masturbation, and to identify sociodemographic, sexual behavioral, and attitudinal factors associated with reporting this behavior. Seventy-three percent of men and 36.8% of women reported masturbating in the 4 weeks prior to… CONTINUE READING
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