The Infinite Thinkings Sex Survey Results

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Routine Personal Info:

  Male Female Total
Surveys Taken 23554 16444 39998
Average Current Age 30.00 years 22.00 years 27.00 years
Median Current Age 27 years 20 years 23 years
Married Currently 36.64% 16.80% 28.48%
Married Previously 14.36% 9.83% 12.50%
Natural Hair Color
24365 5800
(14.5%) 8149
(20.4%) 24365
(60.9%) 1679
(4.2%)
0
Black Blonde Brown Red
Top Five Eye Colors
12580 12580
(36.1%) 11774
(33.8%) 5175
(14.9%) 4470
(12.8%) 814
(2.3%)
0
brown Blue Green hazel black
Sexual Preference of Men
19152 1
(0.0%) 2907
(12.3%) 19152
(81.3%) 995
(4.2%) 496
(2.1%)
0
  Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual None Your Damn Business!
Sexual Preference of Women
11555 3916
(23.8%) 11555
(70.3%) 448
(2.7%) 521
(3.2%)
0
Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual None Your Damn Business!
Top 10 Religions
13316 13316
(38.4%) 6304
(18.2%) 5701
(16.4%) 2094
(6.0%) 2045
(5.9%) 1940
(5.6%) 978
(2.8%) 913
(2.6%) 870
(2.5%) 545
(1.6%)
0
Non-Religious/No Answer Catholic (incl. Roman Catholic) Christian (non-denominational) Atheist Agnostic Baptist (incl. Southern Baptist) Methodist Protestant Lutheran Anglican Communion (incl. Church of England, Episcopalian)
Top 10 Professions
9305 9305
(68.8%) 766
(5.7%) 643
(4.8%) 563
(4.2%) 477
(3.5%) 442
(3.3%) 415
(3.1%) 337
(2.5%) 318
(2.4%) 260
(1.9%)
0
Student sales teacher engineer None Manager retired school unemployed retail
  Average Median  
Penis Length 6.55 6.4  
Penis Length
Women Prefer
6.00 7  
  Male Female Total
Penis Size Matters 1.34% 50.16% 21.41%
Breast Size Matters 34.99% 1.31% 21.14%
Penis Is Circumcised
16316 7238
(30.7%) 16316
(69.3%)
0
False True
Top 10 Bra Sizes
1624 1624
(19.7%) 1413
(17.2%) 1198
(14.5%) 854
(10.4%) 684
(8.3%) 564
(6.8%) 531
(6.4%) 480
(5.8%) 447
(5.4%) 443
(5.4%)
0
34b 36c 34C 36B 36D 38C 32b 34d 38D 34a
Women's orgasm types
8558 130
(0.8%) 1
(0.0%) 8558
(54.0%) 5184
(32.7%) 696
(4.4%) 1269
(8.0%)
0
    Both Clitoral Neither Vaginal

Information about everyone's first time:

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  Male Female Total
First Time Age 17.00 years 15.00 years 16.00 years
Median First Time Age 17 years 16 years 16 years
Did you Enjoy
your first time?
72.89% 50.65% 63.75%
Average Time Waited
before having sex again
77.00 days 85.00 days 81.00 days
Median Time Waited
before having sex again
3 days 7 days 5 days
Top 10 Circumstances of People's first time
6874 6874
(21.4%) 5915
(18.4%) 5102
(15.9%) 3327
(10.4%) 2926
(9.1%) 2507
(7.8%) 1918
(6.0%) 1531
(4.8%) 1148
(3.6%) 823
(2.6%)
0
Curiosity/Experimentation Really cared about/loved the person Dated for a long time Extreme physical attraction Had sex with the first person who let me Thought it was the thing to do One night stand Intoxicated (drug and/or alcohol) Things got out of hand Married to the person
Top 5 circumstance for men
3863 3863
(26.5%) 3339
(22.9%) 2685
(18.4%) 2614
(18.0%) 2058
(14.1%)
0
Curiosity/Experimentation Dated for a long time Had sex with the first person who let me Really cared about/loved the person Extreme physical attraction
Top 5 circumstance for women
3301 3301
(31.3%) 3011
(28.5%) 1763
(16.7%) 1269
(12.0%) 1218
(11.5%)
0
Really cared about/loved the person Curiosity/Experimentation Dated for a long time Extreme physical attraction Thought it was the thing to do

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Age of the person they first
had sex with (Male Response)
7766 365
(1.8%) 6276
(30.1%) 7766
(37.2%) 6448
(30.9%)
0
  Older Same age Younger
Age of the person they first
had sex with (Female Response)
9586 1
(0.0%) 250
(1.6%) 1
(0.0%) 9586
(62.9%) 4238
(27.8%) 1176
(7.7%)
0
    Older Same age Younger
 
If you could do it over
would you? (Male)
9819 458
(2.2%) 1
(0.0%) 4087
(20.0%) 9819
(48.1%) 4291
(21.0%) 1749
(8.6%)
0
    Change who it was with Not change a thing Not wait so long Wait Longer
If you could do it over
would you? (Female)
6401 293
(1.9%) 4324
(28.7%) 6401
(42.5%) 1229
(8.2%) 2810
(18.7%)
0
  Change who it was with Not change a thing Not wait so long Wait Longer

General Sexual History:

  Male Female Total
Do you enjoy sex? 86.30% 88.04% 87.01%
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  Male Female Total
Average ForeplayTime 37.00 mins 32.00 mins 35.00 mins
Median ForeplayTime 20.00 mins 20.00 mins 20.00 mins

  Male Female Total
Percentage who masturbate 96.13% 85.69% 91.84%
Percentage of those
who admit to masturbating
79.77% 66.26% 74.59%
Percentage of masturbaters
who've been caught masturbating
46.37% 38.83% 43.47%
Percentage who've been caught
had the person catching them join in
29.05% 52.95% 37.24%
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  Male Female Total
People who have been brought to orgasm by stimulation
of some body part (other than the genitals)
16.47% 28.05% 21.23%
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  Male Female Total
People who have been raped 4.37% 19.51% 10.60%

  Male Female Total
Average Number
of Relationships
4.00 4.00 4.00
Median Num Relationships 3 3 3
Average Number of Relationships
(where they had sex)
4.00 5.00 4.00
Median Num Relationships
(where they had sex)
2 2 2
Average Number
of Partners
17.00 13.00 16.00
Median Num Partners 5 5 5
Average Length of time
dating before sex
61.00 days 110.00 days 83.00 days
Median Length of time
dating before sex
14 days 21 days 14 days

Oral Sex:
  Male Female Total
Performed Oral Sex 86.38% 90.42% 88.04%
(Who Perform)
Enjoys Performing
95.92% 82.78% 90.37%
Received Oral Sex 87.24% 89.76% 88.28%
(Who Receives)
Enjoys Receiving
98.94% 91.80% 95.96%

  Male Female Total
People who use birth control 64.25% 70.81% 66.95%

Birth Control People Use
14927 2
(0.0%) 2254
(7.6%) 3
(0.0%) 1
(0.0%) 3
(0.0%) 59
(0.2%) 14927
(50.4%) 159
(0.5%) 140
(0.5%) 70
(0.2%) 626
(2.1%) 614
(2.1%) 293
(1.0%) 140
(0.5%) 1906
(6.4%) 8403
(28.4%)
0
        Cervical Cap Condoms Diaphragm Foam/Spermicide Gel Hormonal Injection Hormonal Injection/Patch IUD Natural Family Planning Norplant Sterilization The Pill

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How do you like the lights during sex?
18234 495
(1.3%) 1
(0.0%) 18234
(49.5%) 1534
(4.2%) 1664
(4.5%) 7934
(21.5%) 7000
(19.0%)
0
    about half and half Always Off Always On Usually Off Usually On

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Top 10 Favorite Positions
11235 11235
(32.0%) 8716
(24.8%) 7164
(20.4%) 2475
(7.1%) 2365
(6.7%) 1685
(4.8%) 1136
(3.2%) 124
(0.4%) 90
(0.3%) 90
(0.3%)
0
Doggy Style Cowgirl missionary 69 Virgin Reverse Cowgirl Spooning woman on top on top all

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Sexual Videos/Photos
15506 15506
(29.3%) 10102
(19.1%) 13733
(25.9%) 8046
(15.2%) 3402
(6.4%) 2198
(4.1%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Toys
12333 12333
(25.7%) 9156
(19.1%) 10556
(22.0%) 8147
(17.0%) 4307
(9.0%) 3535
(7.4%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Anal Sex
11423 11423
(28.7%) 8261
(20.7%) 8951
(22.5%) 4424
(11.1%) 4915
(12.3%) 1875
(4.7%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Phone Sex
11550 11550
(31.2%) 8581
(23.2%) 7605
(20.5%) 4886
(13.2%) 2723
(7.3%) 1710
(4.6%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Cyber Sex
10950 10950
(32.5%) 8435
(25.0%) 6538
(19.4%) 4038
(12.0%) 2546
(7.6%) 1179
(3.5%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Swinging
6776 2476
(14.2%) 1856
(10.7%) 1984
(11.4%) 1427
(8.2%) 6776
(39.0%) 2864
(16.5%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Group Sex
8019 4646
(17.8%) 3534
(13.6%) 3745
(14.4%) 2672
(10.3%) 8019
(30.8%) 3440
(13.2%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Bondage
5391 5391
(20.7%) 4755
(18.2%) 4202
(16.1%) 3971
(15.2%) 4179
(16.0%) 3603
(13.8%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Sex with someone outside your preference
4189 4106
(21.1%) 4189
(21.5%) 2526
(13.0%) 2924
(15.0%) 2757
(14.2%) 2972
(15.3%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
An Affair
6125 6125
(30.6%) 4633
(23.2%) 3538
(17.7%) 2406
(12.0%) 2313
(11.6%) 973
(4.9%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Incest
1554 1535
(22.7%) 1253
(18.5%) 994
(14.7%) 793
(11.7%) 1554
(23.0%) 633
(9.4%)
0
Done_M Done_F Like_M Like_F Try_M Try_F
Parents Attitude Toward Sex
10397 3
(0.0%) 1
(0.0%) 9088
(22.7%) 7640
(19.1%) 1
(0.0%) 9704
(24.3%) 10397
(26.0%) 3157
(7.9%)
0
  Not until you\'re married Not until you're married Only when you really love them Ope Open Sex Doesn't Exist Very Open
Parents know their kids are having sex
22154 22154
(63.9%) 717
(2.1%) 3715
(10.7%) 8091
(23.3%)
0
Both Dad Mom Neither
Parents approve of their kids having sex
17149 17149
(64.8%) 1068
(4.0%) 3274
(12.4%) 4962
(18.8%)
0
Both DadOnly MomOnly Neither

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Current Sexual Activity

  Male Female Total
Average Length of
Current Relationship
6.93 years 3.64 years 5.61 years
Median Length of
Current Relationship
3.00 years 1.50 years 2.00 years
Average Wait for Sex
in this Relationship
58.83 months 65.87 months 61.67 months
Median Wait for Sex
in this Relationship
30 days 21 days 30 days
Average Number of Orgasms
in one sex session
1.64 2.73 2.08
Median Number of Orgasms
in one sex session
1 2 1

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Male Masturbation Frequency
7262 1
(0.0%) 3964
(16.8%) 7262
(30.8%) 476
(2.0%) 2031
(8.6%) 4119
(17.5%) 691
(2.9%) 593
(2.5%) 699
(3.0%) 126
(0.5%) 3585
(15.2%)
0
  A few times a week to once a week Between once a day and every other day Between once a month and every 6 months Between once a week and once a month Every other day to a few times a week Hardly ever I don't masturbate I'm a chronic masturbater Less than every 6 months More than once a day
Female Masturbation Frequency
2961 2936
(17.9%) 2961
(18.0%) 687
(4.2%) 2428
(14.8%) 2276
(13.8%) 1262
(7.7%) 1754
(10.7%) 407
(2.5%) 176
(1.1%) 1553
(9.4%)
0
A few times a week to once a week Between once a day and every other day Between once a month and every 6 months Between once a week and once a month Every other day to a few times a week Hardly ever I don't masturbate I'm a chronic masturbater Less than every 6 months More than once a day
 
Male Orgasm Frequency from non-Intercourse Sexual Contact
5133 1
(0.0%) 3605
(15.3%) 1572
(6.7%) 3440
(14.6%) 5133
(21.8%) 2004
(8.5%) 3331
(14.1%) 3360
(14.3%) 930
(3.9%) 171
(0.7%)
0
  A few times a week to once a week Between once a day and every other day Between once a month and every 6 months Between once a week and once a month Every other day to a few times a week Haven't yet Less than every 6 months More than once a day What's an orgasm?
Female Orgasm Frequency from non-Intercourse Sexual Contact
3218 2913
(17.7%) 1496
(9.1%) 1804
(11.0%) 3218
(19.6%) 1871
(11.4%) 2830
(17.2%) 1271
(7.7%) 888
(5.4%) 149
(0.9%)
0
A few times a week to once a week Between once a day and every other day Between once a month and every 6 months Between once a week and once a month Every other day to a few times a week Haven't yet Less than every 6 months More than once a day What's an orgasm?
 
Male Orgasm Frequency from Intercourse
4628 1
(0.0%) 4628
(19.7%) 2943
(12.5%) 1955
(8.3%) 4148
(17.6%) 3556
(15.1%) 2664
(11.3%) 1792
(7.6%) 1661
(7.1%) 198
(0.8%)
0
  A few times a week to once a week Between once a day and every other day Between once a month and every 6 months Between once a week and once a month Every other day to a few times a week Haven't yet Less than every 6 months More than once a day What's an orgasm?
Female Orgasm Frequency from Intercourse
3843 1
(0.0%) 2411
(14.7%) 1888
(11.5%) 1316
(8.0%) 2356
(14.3%) 1967
(12.0%) 3843
(23.4%) 1127
(6.9%) 1345
(8.2%) 185
(1.1%)
0
  A few times a week to once a week Between once a day and every other day Between once a month and every 6 months Between once a week and once a month Every other day to a few times a week Haven't yet Less than every 6 months More than once a day What's an orgasm?
 
How Often do men have sex
(with or without orgasm)
4034 1
(0.0%) 4034
(17.2%) 2668
(11.3%) 2167
(9.2%) 3799
(16.2%) 3122
(13.3%) 3697
(15.7%) 2449
(10.4%) 1375
(5.8%) 204
(0.9%)
0
  A few times a week to once a week Between once a day and every other day Between once a month and every 6 months Between once a week and once a month Every other day to a few times a week Haven't yet Less than every 6 months More than once a day What's an orgasm?
How Often do women have sex
(with or without orgasm)
3031 3031
(18.5%) 2699
(16.5%) 1460
(8.9%) 2491
(15.2%) 2558
(15.6%) 1617
(9.9%) 1052
(6.4%) 1354
(8.3%) 139
(0.8%)
0
A few times a week to once a week Between once a day and every other day Between once a month and every 6 months Between once a week and once a month Every other day to a few times a week Haven't yet Less than every 6 months More than once a day What's an orgasm?

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Survey Referral
5166 5166
(79.1%) 592
(9.1%) 368
(5.6%) 216
(3.3%) 187
(2.9%)
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