Adult products company Adamandeve.com asked over 1,000 men and women if they had ever been tested for an STD (sexually transmitted disease). And surprisingly, just over 50% have!
While 49% of the respondents admitted they have never been tested, those who have been tested ranked as follows:
– 25% said they’ve only been tested once
– 12% said they get tested once a year
– 8% said they get tested every few years
– 6% said they get tested every time they get a new partner
– 2% said they get tested multiple times a year
“Sexual wellness is one area of healthcare Americans are still uncomfortable dealing with,” says Dr. Kat Van Kirk, resident sexpert for adamandeve.com. “If sexual health and STD testing were a part of everyone’s yearly check-up – along with cholesterol and blood pressure checks – people might not be so shy or embarrassed about it.”
“Adam & Eve encourages individuals and couples to enjoy their sexuality in a healthy, positive way,” says adamandeve.com director of Marketing Chad Davis. “As well as offering a wide variety of toys and adult novelties, adamandeve.com is pleased to provide a large assortment of condoms and toy cleaners and lubricants to encourage healthy sexual habits.”
The web-based survey, conducted by an independent third party survey company, of over 1,000 American adults age 18 and up, was sponsored by Adam & Eve to study sexual preferences and practices. The survey findings were released Monday, June 15.
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