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How Do Your Sex Numbers Compare?

How Old Were You When You Lost Your Virginity?

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Almost half of women give away their V-card before they graduate high school.

26% by age 15

40% by age 16

49% by age 17

70% by age 18

77% by age 19

81% by age 21

92% by age 24

Source: The Kinsey Institute

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How Many Partners Have You Had?

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There is no right or wrong number, but most Americans are more conservative than you may realize. Women aged 25 to 44 have had a median of four male sexual partners, while men have had six female partners. Only 9 percent of women have been with 15 or more guys (22 percent of men claim to have had the same number of women).

Sources: National Health Statistics Report; National Center for Health Statistics

How Do You Define Sex?

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It depends who you ask. Almost 45 percent consider manual-genital stimulation to be having sex, 71 percent say oral sex is the real deal, and 81 percent believe anal-genital intercourse counts.

Source: National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior

How Often Does Sex Cross Your Mind?

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Women think about sex 10 times a day on average—not much more often than food or sleep, surprisingly.

Source: Journal of Sex Research

Do You Masturbate?

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Many ladies do—even if we don’t discuss it much with our friends—but the number of women who’ve turned themselves on in the past month varies by age.

18- to 19-year-olds: 26%

20- to 24-year-olds: 44%

25- to 29-year-olds: 51%

30- to 49-year-olds: 39%

Source: National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior

How Often Do You Have Sex?

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The average American has sex 151 times a year, which comes to 2.9 times a week. The younger you are, though, the more action you’re getting.

Sources: Trojan Charged Sex Life Survey; National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior

How Often Do You OrgasmDuring Sex?

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Sixty-four percent of women had an orgasm at their most recent sexual event (not necessarily intercourse)—but 85 percent of men believe their partner hit the Big O.

Source: National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior

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Which Positions Do You Prefer?

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Regardless of what you may have heard about the Kama Sutra, most women—and men—aren’t contortionists in bed. Forty-five percent of women (and 27 percent of men) prefer missionary, 13 percent like reverse missionary best, and 24 percent of men say they like it doggy-style.

Source: Trojan U.S. Sex Census

How Long Does Sex Last?

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If you want to pass an entire lazy Sunday afternoon in bed, you better stretch out the foreplay. Australian researchers compared how long different sexual practices lasted, and actual intercourse takes up less than a third of the entire experience.

Basic sexual encounter (involving mainly kissing, cuddling, stroking one's partner and being stroked, and vaginal intercourse): 16 minutes

Vaginal intercourse (lower levels of kissing, cuddling, and stroking): 8.5 minutes

Basic sexual encounter plus oral sex: 26 minutes

All assessed sexual practices (all sexual behaviors included in the survey): 29 minutes

Source: Journal of Sexual Research

What Do You Do to Spice It Up?

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Eighty-eight percent of Americans believe you need to mix it up once. The top ways we keep sex fresh?

Spontaneous sex: 48%

Using lubricant: 40%

Having sex someplace new: 36%

Talking dirty: 32%

Source: Trojan Charged Sex Life Survey

Does He Go Down On You?

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Looks like the haves and the have-nots are split right down the middle. More than half of women ages 18 to 39 reported receiving—or giving—oral sex in the past three months.

Source: National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior

Do You Use a Vibrator With Him?

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More women may be having threesomes with their man and their battery-operated boyfriends. Seventy-two percent of people would be willing to use a vibrator with their partner to shake up the mix.

Source: Trojan Charged Sex Life Survey

Have You Had Sex Outside?

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Perhaps it’s time to consider it. Thirty-two percent of Americans have had sex alfresco. Other places we’re getting it on: One in three say they did it on a beach or at a friend’s house, and one in four married people did the deed at their in-laws’ house.

Source: Trojan Charged Sex Life Survey

Have You Tried Anal Sex?

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Coming in through the back door is either gaining some popularity or people feel it’s less taboo to talk about. In 2002, 35 percent of women between the ages of 25 and 44 said they’d tried anal sex. When asked in a 2010 survey, the percentage rose to 40 for women in their 30s and 40s, and for those 25 to 29, 46 percent said yes.

Source: Vital and Health Statistics; Journal of Sexual Medicine

Do You Sext?

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The Anthony Weiners of the world aside, most of us aren’t using our phone as a sex toy. Twenty-three percent of people have sent sexts, 16 percent have sent a naughty photo or video, and 22 percent have engaged in phone sex.

Source: Trojan Charged Sex Life Survey

How Often Do You Use a Condom?

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Women are less likely to request a raincoat the older we get: Among 18- to 24-year-olds, women say they use condoms 39 percent of the time. That number drops to 24 percent among 25- to 34-year-olds and plummets to 18 among women 35 to 44.

Source: National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior

Have You Ever Faked an Orgasm?

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If you have, you’re in great company. Almost 60 percent of women have put on an act. (And here’s the real shocker: Nearly one in five men say they have too.) Baby boomers are the least likely to fake an orgasm (32 percent) compared to Millennials and Gen Xers, who both clock in at 45 percent.

Source: Trojan Charged Sex Life Survey

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Are You Hooking Up?

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If you’re 18 to 24, odds are good you have a FWB. More than half the people in that demo say their most recent sexual partner was a casual or dating partner—not a serious lover. For everyone older, the majority said their most recent bedroom buddy was their steady.

Source: National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior

Would You Cheat?

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Apparently really has found its niche. In 2010, 14 percent of women reported being unfaithful at some point in their marriages. That’s a 3-percent increase since 1991.

Source: 2010 General Social Survey

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What Kind of Birth Control DoYou Use?

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The pill is most popular form of pregnancy prevention, with 28 percent of women taking their daily hormone dose. Tubal sterilization follows at 27 percent, and condoms account for 16 percent of pregnancy prevention.

Source: Vital and Health Statistics


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