Sexually transmitted diseases and dating
Finally, on a lighter note, Mintel answers the million-dollar question: how often do Brits have sex?
The rapid growth of free dating apps has facilitated a culture of casual sexual encounters, particularly amongst adults under-35."Recent initiatives targeted at raising the profile of sexual health have focused on elements that aim to be a bit more fun, but still have a serious underlying message.Just 3 per cent of Brits claim to have sex every day, including 5 per cent of men and 2 per cent of women.One in three (28 per cent) 18-24-year-olds report that they have sex a few times a week, compared with 10 per cent of 55 -year-olds who say they have sex at least a few times a week.Get started now Receive your results usually in 3 business days or less.We provide a detailed overview of your results, and the next steps our doctor recommends for you. Use your insurance or pay out-of-pocket for your doctor recommended tests.
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More than half of Brits agree there is not enough education in schools on the importance of safe sex with 11 per cent of Londoners claiming they have sex every day, compared to just 4 per cent in the North West.
It seems that a carefree attitude to safe sex is plaguing the sexual health of the nation's young as the latest research from consumer analysts Mintel reveals just 72per cent of under-25s believe it is important to have regular sexual health screening if you have casual relationships.
Herpes simplex is easily transmitted by direct contact with a lesion or the body fluid of an infected person.
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections have afflicted mankind throughout most of recorded history.
The study of 1,935 Brits indicates that young men are the most likely to adopt a relaxed attitude towards screening.