New study shows Americans are having sex less often, especially young people

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San Diego State University,  7 March 2017

According to a new study published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior today, Americans who were married or living together had sex 16 fewer times per year in 2010-2014 compared to 2000-2004.

A critical factor appears to be birth cohort, with later-born generations having sex less often than those born earlier in the 20th century.

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By J Pope

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