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06/25/2007 11:26 PM ID: 63240 Permalink   

4% of US Adults are Virgins

 

According to a recent survey from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 out of 20 adults in the U.S. have never had sex before, with rates tripling among the Mexican-American population, the lowest of any ethnicity.

The CDC said: "Approximately 96 percent of adults age 20-59 years have had sex, with the age group 20-29 having the lowest percent (91 percent)." Also in the report, 15% waited until they were 21 or older before they had sex for the first time.

Additionally, the number of people who lost their virginity before they reached the age of 15 was 16%.

The survey used data gathered from the period 1999-2002.

 
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  25 Comments
  
  lol  
 
LOL mexicans can't get laid. HAHA
 
  by: greatwarrior1   06/25/2007 11:49 PM     
  what?  
 
where the hell are these people and are any of them women?
 
  by: ManilaRyce     06/26/2007 12:12 AM     
  @ManilaRyce  
 
The 400 lb mamasitas are waiting for you!
 
  by: mcink2   06/26/2007 12:25 AM     
  @Manila  
 
At the moment, in their Mother's basement watching Star Trek re-runs.
 
  by: fballer23   06/26/2007 12:25 AM     
  To all the virgins in the world:  
 
Thanks for nothing!
 
  by: White Albino   06/26/2007 12:39 AM     
  Are you a MEXI CAN  
 
or MEXI CAN'T... obviously can't
 
  by: Zmethod     06/26/2007 12:48 AM     
  Hey, this is something private  
 
nothing about getting laid or not!
it's up to them and the person they are with... non of our business!
 
  by: DarkAngelJG     06/26/2007 01:13 AM     
  Here's the full study  
   
  by: caution2     06/26/2007 01:20 AM     
  Of course...  
 
...there are problems with the methodology used.
 
  by: Major-General   06/26/2007 01:28 AM     
  @major  
 
I contend that the problem is the methodology that they DIDN'T use.
 
  by: tomblik     06/26/2007 01:59 AM     
  @DarkAngelJG  
 
Hmmm does that mean you're a virgin!?

: P~
 
  by: Zmethod     06/26/2007 02:31 AM     
  i hate to say it  
 
but i would guess the majority of those 4% are physically disabled
 
  by: maverick7h     06/26/2007 04:02 AM     
  @maverick7h  
 
Likely.
 
  by: mcink2   06/26/2007 04:10 AM     
  @4%  
 
Oh, you wacky Christians and your morals...
 
  by: mkez   06/26/2007 04:17 AM     
  maverick  
 
Agreed and lets not forget the mentally disabled.
 
  by: QuestioningAnswers   06/26/2007 04:27 AM     
  Wonderful!  
 
I know a cure for this….I’m a virgin….three times….

Now I feel like a bigger slut than I did before I read this.
 
  by: valkyrie123     06/26/2007 04:56 AM     
  I'm one  
 
Of those 4%. And yes, most of us will die virgins.
 
  by: _undead   06/26/2007 05:09 AM     
  ...  
 
would be interesting to know what percentages are male and female. this is something i've been wondering for a while - because i know quite a few people in their 20's who haven't had it, and i'm pretty sure i'm not the only person to have circles of friends like this!
 
  by: matt5409   06/26/2007 10:28 AM     
  @zmethod  
 
that's for me to know and you to wonder about!
=P

@ matt: yea, it would be interesting to check the gender and other cultural/ education factors.

disabled people count, but there are also cultural, religious and personal reasons.
 
  by: DarkAngelJG     06/26/2007 01:25 PM     
  the handicap need lovin' too  
 
That's why I ONLY have sex with the disabled, whether they like it or not.
 
  by: ManilaRyce     06/26/2007 01:36 PM     
  This is..  
 
A survey. I put very little stake into surveys where the results are potentially embarassing: People will lie about things like virginity, 'size', cheating, number of partners, etc out of embarassment, by nature.
 
  by: velger   06/26/2007 03:22 PM     
  Virgins  
 
They were the counting all the people living in the Virgin Islands as virgins.
 
  by: pmartina   06/26/2007 06:31 PM     
  Manila  
 
ROFL! Reminds me of Quagmire from Family Guy.
 
  by: QuestioningAnswers   06/26/2007 07:52 PM     
  Do virgin sheep count?  
 
As long as they didn't inhale?
 
  by: White Albino   06/27/2007 03:32 AM     
  Does  
 
dating Jill Righty count?
 
  by: Jediman3     06/28/2007 10:26 PM     
 
 
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