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A Russian woman gave birth to 69(!) children… and other surprising statistics

Sex in AmericaA Russian woman set the record for having birthed the most children in her 27 pregnancies: 69.  The brood included sixteen pairs of twins, seven sets of triplets, and four sets of quadruplets.

And that’s just the first of 10 SURPRISING SEXUAL STATISTICS that LiveScience has tracked down for those of us at Web Watch.  The other nine include these gems:

  • Erectile dysfunction affects approximately 5% of 40-year-old men, and between 15-20% of 65-year-old men 
  • On average, men lose their virginity at 16.9 years of age.  Women, slightly older – 17.4 years.
  • No word on whether the students were in a coed dorm or not, but 2/3 of college students surveyed claimed to have had a “friends with benefits” relationship.  More than 50% stated that it was all types of sex, while 22.7% stated it was intercourse only.  8% appeared to just be cuddle-buddies.
  • In a survey of adults aged 20-59, men averaged seven partners during their lifetime.  Women averaged just four.