Do it less frequently? Here's what that might mean. When it comes to sex, people tend to fudge the numbers. Six hours, really? But when it comes to how often couples have sex, science actually has an accurate idea. For what it's worth, a third study broke down sexual frequency by age.
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What Marital Sex Statistics Can Reveal
S ex and health go hand in hand. Research has linked it to a slimmer waistline, a stronger heart and a lower risk for prostate and breast cancers. But Americans today are having less of it than Americans a decade ago, according to a just-released study appearing in Archives of Sexual Behavior. From to , the average American adult had sex nine fewer times per year than Americans did from to , the researchers found. That drop in frequency was even steeper for married couples who live together; they had sex 16 fewer times a year.
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This Is How Often Most Couples Have Sex, According to Science
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. Americans in their 20s whether partnered or not have sex about 80 times a year, or more than once per week, says a study. While the frequency of sex is associated with happiness, partnered couples who have sex more than once a week are no happier than those having sex weekly, according to an analysis of three research studies of over 30, people.
AARP Rewards is here to make your next steps easy, rewarding and fun. Find out more. 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.