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-Sexually active teens use contraception inconsistently, if at all - contraception is most likely to be used by teens in stable monogamous relationships - teens whose peers use contraceptives are more likely to do so; older teens are more likely to use contraceptives than younger teens; poor family relationships, poor communication with parents, poor school performance are associated with irregular contraceptive use -Many teens say they don't have sex often enough to have to use contraception - many teens also believe myths such as too young to get pregnant, can't get pregnant standing up, etc 32. For adolescents, why is it more common in the U.S. for boys to masturbate more often than girls?: More masturbation, although more common for boys because of either higher sex drive or fewer social constraints or both -Oral sex: increases with age - according to survey by CDC, 42% of girls ages 15 to 17 versus 72% of girls 18-19 - overall, 54% of adolescent girls and 55% of adolescent boys have engaged in oral sex -Sexual intercourse: half high school students in U.S. are sexually active - - reasons include curiosity (51% of men and 24% of women) - also a sign of maturity, girls feel pressured by boyfriend, way to punish parents -Same sex sex behavior: 4.5% of male adolescents and 10.6% of female adolescents reported ever having "same-sex sexual contact" 33. Singlehood: -Most are sexually active and practice serial monogamy* -Friends with benefits (friends who have sex) 34. Cohabitation: Reasons: pill (can have sex with less of a fear of getting pregnant) -Less stigma -Financial independence of women who now work for pay -Test run for marriage 35. Marriage: According to NHSLS: most married men and women engaged in sexual relations either a few times per month or two to three times per week, with average being 7 times a month -Sexual frequency declines with age and also with years of marriage
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-Duration of last sexual event in 3 out of 4 married couples was 15 min to 1 hr- -Sexual satisfaction: men reach orgasm more consistently than women do - women in their 40s are more likely to reach orgasm than younger or older women - vs younger bc had time to learn about their sexuality and also are more comfy and stable in relationship; vs older biology -Likelihood of reaching orgasm: married women, cohabiting women, non-cohabiting women 36. What are some consequences of intersex genital surgery?: 89% of intersexuals interviewed (33 out of 37) stated that they felt emotionally and physically scarred after genital surgery -Parents and doctors withhold information regarding diagnosis, "Benevolent deception" -Genitalia may appear anatomically incorrect, painful Intercourse, loss of sexual pleasure 37. What is difference between terminology "DSD" and "intersex" ? Why does author criticize the use of the term "DSD" ? out of this study's sample, who was more likely to prefer the term "DSD" and who was more likely to prefer the term "intersex" ?: "Disorders of Sex Development" or DSD upholds the two-sex system -Implies that sex, gender and sexuality are neatly biologically correlated -"DSD" preferred by heterosexuals -"intersex" preferred by members of LGBtqia+ community 38. Describe the strategies this study's participants used to respond to sexual struggles?:

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