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Unformatted text preview: • AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) transmitted through HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in the US • New cases in 2000: o MSU (men having sex with other men) 18,000 o IDU (injection drug users) 10,000 o Heterosexual contact 9,000 • HIV is spread by injection drug users who share needles and heterosexual contact as well as by men having sex with men • Edward O. Laumann et al. (1994) The Social Organization of sexuality • University of Chicago, National Health and Social Life Survey completed 1992: 3400 respondents, strict random sampling procedures, very high completion rate, 80%, suggests high quality results Percent who report ever having extramarital sex by gender and birth cohort Year Born Men Women 1933-1942 (50-59 years old) 37 12.4 1943-1952 (40-49 years old) 31.4 19.9 1953-1962 (30-39 years old) 20.5 14.5 1963-1974 (18-29 years old) 7.1 11.7 Percent who report no vaginal intercourse before marriage by birth cohort and gender Year Born Men 1933-1942 (50-59 years old)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 001 taught by Professor Lovaglia during the Fall '07 term at University of Iowa.
- Fall '07