Predictors of subjective sexual well-being among adults are largely consistent across different parts of the world

McKay, Alexander
June 2006
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality;2006, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p116
Academic Journal
The article presents a discussion on self-perceived sexual health and well-being among adults with emphasis on the results of a study funded by Pfizer, Laumann, Paik, Glasser et al. The study investigated various aspects of sexual health and well-being among 27,500 men and women aged 40 to 80 years from 29 countries around the world. The countries were grouped into three clusters using cluster analysis. The study revealed that there was a similarity on several predictors of subjective sexual well-being across the globe despite substantial cultural variation, gendered response to subjective sexual well-being was manifested, and that subjective sexual well-being was correlated with overall contentment in both men and women.


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