Despite increasing public acceptance of sex as an everyday topic and a trend towards more empowered health consumers, people continue to feel uncomfortable talking about sexual health issues—even behind closed doors. The survey included 3, adults aged who are sexually active and in committed relationships where at least one partner is experiencing one or more sexual health issue. Key findings include the following:. Sexual health is an important part of overall physical and mental well being and has an impact on quality of life for both men and women.
While it's not usually a good idea to compare your sex life to what sex statistics say about others, it can be interesting to look at how often other couples have sex. For example, sometimes people believe they're having less sex than their peers, but scientific study results might prove them wrong. Other stats can offer insight on married couples' sexual satisfaction and even relationship satisfaction and how it's related to sex.
Take a look. But what about everyone else's? In a survey that's still under way, more than 8, people over 50 have already revealed what happens in their relationships — and in their bedrooms. Read on for a look at 14 survey questions, think about how you would answer and see how you stack up with the results thus far.