Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Westerners are More Promiscuous than People in Other Parts of the World

The BBC reports on a study published in the Lancet, which says that people in western countries tend to have more sexual partners than those in the developing world. Monogamy is dominant across the world, but multiple partners are more common in rich countries. This was despite developing countries having higher rates of sexually transmitted infections and HIV. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine researchers gathered data from 59 countries for the study. Read the whole story (last visited November 1, 2006 bgf)

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