Toward an Increased Understanding of User Demographics in Online Sexual Activities

  title={Toward an Increased Understanding of User Demographics in Online Sexual Activities},
  author={Al Cooper and Janet Morahan-Martin and Robin M. Mathy and Marlene M. Maheu},
  journal={Journal of Sex \& Marital Therapy},
  pages={105 - 129}
A large study ( N = 7,037) was conducted through the MSNBC website during June 2000 to explore the general profile of people who engage in online sexual activity (OSA) as well as gender differences in OSA. The study explored ways in which the Internet is used for sexual activities, reasons for engaging in OSA, and consequences of use. The study found a relationship between use of OSA and its consequences in users' lives as well as significant gender differences in user profiles. Significant… 
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