June 18th, 2010


Obesity-->fewer partners, 4.3x more unplanned pregnancies

(comparisons to normal-weight people of same gender)
obese women more likely to be celibate
obese men less likely to have more than one partner
obese men more likely to have erectile dysfunction
obese woman had no impairment of sexual function
obese women under 30 less likely to use contraceptives or to go see medical practitioner for them
obese women have 4.3x more unintended pregnancies

Obesity Linked to Lower Number of Sexual Partners and Increased Unwanted Pregnancies
study author: Bajos, N, PhD
medscape reporter: Emma Hitt, PhD
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