Tuesday, September 5, 2023

statistics on premarital sex in the USA

 According to multiple sources, premarital sex is nearly universal among Americans, including those who abstained from sex during their teenage years. A study published in Public Health Reports found that by age 44, 99% of respondents had had sex, and 95% had done so before marriage

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 Data from the National Survey of Family Growth indicate that in 2002, 77% of Americans had sex by age 20, and of that percent, 75% had premarital sex
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 In comparison, of women who turned 15 between 1964 and 1993, approximately 91% had premarital sex by age 30
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 The Guttmacher Institute reports that premarital sex has been nearly universal among Americans for decades
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 A study using data from the National Survey of Family Growth showed that women who don’t have premarital sex have just a 5% chance of divorce in the first five years of marriage, compared to those with two or more sex partners before marriage. Their risk is 20% to 25% in those first five years
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