November #139 : Hot or Not? - by Kellee Terrell

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November 2007

Hot or Not?

by Kellee Terrell

 “Hot Spots,” a chart in the May 2007 Women’s Health (WH), exposed the countries whose populations have the most active sex lives. WH omitted the study’s numbers on sexual risk taking (which we include below) as well as the nations’ rates of HIV infection. Greece, which ranks highest in high-risk sex, ranks low in HIV. Could it be that the country needs better HIV testing? It’s all Greek to us.   

 Country Greece

 Bulgaria  France  UK US  Turkey  Iceland  South Africa  Australia 
# of Romps
 127 120  118   113 111   109 109   108
 Rate of Risk**
 70%  46%  42%  52%  51% 49%   57%  64%  61%
 HIV Rates***
 .2%  .1%  .4%  .2%  .6%  .1%  .2%  21.5%  .1%

*Average number of romps per year according to the 2005 Durex Condom Global Sex Study

**Rate of risk taking according to the 2005 Durex Condom Global Sex Study

***HIV prevalance rates according to the 2007 CIA World Factbook.


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