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Educated adults have fewer sex problems in the US

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 13 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:415
  1. Scott Gottlieb
  1. New York

    People who have been educated to university level are less likely to experience sexual problems than their less well educated counterparts, according to a study comparing the prevalence of sexual problems across various sexual, racial, and demographic groups in the United States.

    These differences were especially marked for women without high school diplomas, who were almost twice as likely to experience low sexual desire when compared with women who …

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