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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Skip navigation! Story from Wellness. There's really no such thing as the "right amount of sex" that you should be having, but if you've ever wondered how you stack up amongst your peers, a study from the Kinsey Institute has your answer. Medical Daily reports that a recirculated study from the Kinsey Institute for research in Sex, Reproduction and Gender suggests that age has something to do with how often you have sex. No real surprise here: year olds were the age group that had the most sex, with an average of times per year, or twice per week.
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.