Indian Adolescent Sexuality: Sexual Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Among Urban Youth
With emerging westernization, there is growing concern about sexual promiscuity and changing attitudes toward sexuality. A questionnaire was administered to 182 adolescents from the city of Mumbai in…
Sexuality: measures of partnerships, practices, attitudes, and problems in the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Study.
- PsychologyThe journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences
Data obtained in the NSHAP can be used to construct key measures of sexuality among older adults; to examine sexuality itself; and to explore the link between sexuality, health, well-being, and other dimensions of the lives of older adults.
Sexual identity, sexual attraction and sexual experience: the Second Australian Study of Health and Relationships.
- PsychologySexual health
In Australia, men are more likely than women to report exclusive same-sex attraction and experience, although women are morelikely than men to report any non-heterosexual identity, experience and attraction.
Sexual risk-taking, socio-sexual biographies and sexual interaction: Elements of the French national survey on sexual behaviour
How Much Does Gender Explain in Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors? A Survey of Canadian Adults
- Psychology, SociologyArchives of sexual behavior
The findings demonstrate the influence of gender on sexuality but also illustrate the value of taking into account other demographic variables when analyzing gender differences in sexuality.
Sexual Needs, Control, and Refusal: How “Doing” Class and Gender Influences Sexual Risk Taking
- Psychology, SociologyJournal of sex research
The findings move beyond socioeconomic status (SES) as a “risk factor” and explore two examples of how gender and social class mediate people's sexual selves and health.
Sexual Practices and Sexual Satisfaction: A Population Based Study of Chinese Urban Adults
- PsychologyArchives of sexual behavior
The results from structural equation models suggest a multiplex set of determinants of sexual satisfaction, including relationship characteristics, sexual knowledge and personal values, physical vitality, and environmental impediments among urbanites aged 20–64 in China.
Health Care Needs of Gay Men and Lesbians in the United States
A substantial number of studies involving gay men and lesbians have subsequently appeared in the medical literature that provide a better understanding of health issues related to sexual orientation and behavior, including that of reversal of sexual orientation in selected cases.
Circumcision in the United States. Prevalence, prophylactic effects, and sexual practice.
The National Health and Social Life Survey evidence indicates a slight benefit of circumcision but a negligible association with most outcomes, which supports the view that physicians and parents be informed of the potential benefits and risks before circumcising newborns.
Intersections between Sexual Identity, Sexual Attraction, and Sexual Behavior among a Nationally Representative Sample of American Men and Women
- Psychology, SociologyJournal of Official Statistics
Abstract Social scientists struggle on how to best operationalize and measure sexual orientation. Depending on the survey, researchers can use self-reports of lesbian, gay, or bisexual (LGB)…