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| SLUG| What’s Some surprising facts and gures about sex and your sexual health THE BUZZ? 7 8 1 2 3 WORDS: Georgina Maric | PHOTOGRAPH: Getty Images The average number of sexual partners for women is seven, while men say their average is almost double that, at 13. Peak age for contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI) in women is between 19 and 20 years, and in men between 20 and 23 years. In 2009, 25% of British women surveyed aged 16-49 named the male condom as their current method of contraception. Only 2% of those asked used the female condom. A survey of 238 people aged 65 or older found 60% who engaged in sexual activity more than once a month said they were very happy compared to 40% who had not had sex for a year. Four- fths of those who had sex more than once a month said they were very happy in their marriage compared to 59% who said they had not had sexual activity in the last 12 months. The average amount of time spent kissing over a person’s lifetime is 20,160 minutes. That amounts to 336 hours or two weeks. The most popular place to have sex outside the bedroom (82%) is in the shower or bath, according to Cosmopolitan magazine. 4 5 6 Thirty years on from the start of the UK HIV epidemic, there were 91,500 people living with HIV in the UK in 2010, more people than ever before. Diagnoses of HIV in gay men reached 3,000 in 2010, the highest ever level, accounting for 73% of HIV infections sexually acquired in the UK. But 50% of new diagnoses in 2010 were among heterosexuals and 42% of these were acquired in Africa. The vibrator for women was originally invented in the 19th century to reduce ‘hysteria’. The average age for having heterosexual sex for the rst time is 16 for both men and women. Mortality was 50% lower in a group who had more regular orgasms than in a group with lower orgasmic frequency, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Basically, the more orgasms you have, the longer you are likely to live. 9 10 11 12 Half of abortions (49%) in 2010 were to women with partners. Over a quarter (26%) were to single women and 16% of abortions occurred within marriage. The amount of chlamydia diagnoses con rmed in teenagers increased in 2009, from 73,224 in 2008 to 79,720. ✱ MARCH 2012 | 179

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AT Home with Christian Jessen - March 2011

EDITOR'S LETTER
A WARM WELCOME FROM DR CHRISTIAN
NEWS
SAVE THE DATE
DEFENSIVE EATING
SLEEPING BEAUTY
SPOIL YOURSELF
FAMOUS FIGURES
WIN TOP PRIZES
DR JESSEN, I PRESUME
FEEL-GOOD FACTOR
A BEAUTIFUL MIND
PROTECT YOURSELF
GETTING OVER IT
KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON
WHAT LIES BENEATH
SUGAR HIGHS AND LOWS
WHAT'S UP, DOC?
ON THE RUN
SMOKING GUN
FRESHLY GROUND
I CAN'T EAT THAT
OFF THE SCALES
WALKING TALL
IN GOOD HANDS?
GIRLS ONLY
IN THE BLOOD
PERIOD PROPERTIES
FERTILITY HELP
A WEE ISSUE
UNDER YOUR HAT
CONFESSIONS OF AN ALCOHOLIC
DANGER ZONE
BODY BASICS
HEART-STOPPING MOMENTS
BACK TO BASICS
WALKING ON SUNSHINE
THE SKIN YOU LIVE IN
LISTEN UP
EYESORE
IN PLAIN SIGHT
DOWN UNDER
BUMP 'N GRIND
LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX
MAN TALK
DO YOU KNOW YOUR BMI?
I'LL HAVE A 'P' PLEASE
BOYS DON'T CRY
TO THE EXTREME
THREE-DAY SLIM DOWN
TOTALLY ADDICTED TO CAKE
JUST A PINCH
GYM JAMS
THEY'RE DOING WHAT?
GOTTA HAVE IT
EYES WIDE SHUT
PETER PAN PLAN
HOW OLD?
HOW OLD?
FUZZ FREE
FUZZ FREE
CUT HERE
CUT HERE
ON THE MEND
ON THE MEND
KNOW YOUR NIP/TUCKS
KNOW YOUR NIP/TUCKS
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
STAY SAFE ABROAD
STAY SAFE ABROAD
SAY CHEESE!
SAY CHEESE!
IVORY TOWER
IVORY TOWER
MOUTH MAYHEM
MOUTH MAYHEM
COMING SOON
COMING SOON
LIGHTEN UP
LIGHTEN UP
COULD YOU BE A GUINEA PIG?
COULD YOU BE A GUINEA PIG?
HEADS UP
HEADS UP
LAST WORD
LAST WORD
STOCKISTS
STOCKISTS

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