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Unformatted text preview: STATISTICS SOCIOLGY MIDTERM II Kinsey Report • Unexpectedly high numbers • 50% acknowledged same sex attraction • >30% post adolescent same-sex contact resulting in orgasm • 10% more or less homosexual for at least three years during adulthood Nation Study of Family Growth • 14% of women, 8% of men have some same-sex sexual attraction (preferences) • 11% of women, 6% of men have any same-sex sexual contact (behavior) • 4% “think of themselves as homosexual or bisexual” (identity) Baley &Pillard • 161 male homosexual subjects • Compared to twin or adoptive sibling • 52% of identical, 22% of fraternal, 11% of adoptive also homosexual Cohabitation • 2/3 of Americans born in about 1970 cohabited first • Keeps rising • Cohabitation is a large reason for the rising age at marriage o The population of people married at age 25 fell 24% between 1970 and 1885 o Population in a co-residential union by age 25 fell only by 8% • A lot of people who are single mothers are “non-married cohabiting” mothers o About 30% of all births are outside of marriage...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course SOC 120 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Fall '08