New Study Looks Into Masturbation Facts and Myths

April 20, 2009

Illinois (ChattahBox) – A new study into the sexual habits of the average American adult has looked more closely into the true frequency of masturbation.

The study more or less confirmed what was already thought to be the norm: men are more likely to masturbate then women, and that women don’t usually begin the practice until they are into their 20’s. This is likely due to the fact that sexual orgasm can be difficult for younger women to achieve, and it commonly not discovered until a woman has left her teens.

However,. There were some surprising findings within the study. For instance, only 61% of men admitted to masturbation in face to face interviews, a number much lower then would normal be expected. Women averaged 38%, also much lower then would be expected.

It was also found that women who masturbate are less likely to do so when they are ill or have poor health, while neither circumstance seems to effect men’s habits.

While the numbers may be different then we expected, much of the information coincides with the current school of thought.

There is one myth that can finally be put to rest, though. That myth is that people will masturbate more when they are single, rather then in a relationship where the partners are actively sexual. The opposite was actually true, and it was found that those who have active sex lives masturbate more frequently.

The study was conducted at the University of Chicago.


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