Finds Nearly Half of American Women Own Sex Toys

May 08, 2014, 19:00 ET from

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (, America's most trusted source for adult products, is never shy when it comes to asking personal questions about sex. This month, the company asked over 1,000 adults about the number of sex toys they own, and the results may surprise you.

While 54% of the females asked said they did not own any adult toys, 41% admitted they owned at least one, and an additional 4.5% said they owned six or more.

When asked the same question, 64.5% of men said they didn't own a sex toy, but 31.7% owned at least one and 3.8% owned six or more.

"I would like to see these numbers much higher," says Dr. Kat Van Kirk, resident sexpert for "Adult toys can bring an added dimension of pleasure to both solo and couples' play. A large part of a healthy sex life is learning what pleases us… and for many adults, toys help us reach that goal faster, easier and better."

"Adam & Eve encourages adults to explore their sexuality and educate themselves on everything from sexual health to pleasure enhancement," says Director of Marketing Chad Davis. "From erotic toys to how-to DVDs, has a variety of accessories for individuals and couples."

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. "Sex Chat with Dr. Kat" can be found on podcasts through iTunes or Her new book, "The Married Sex Solution: A Realistic Guide to Saving Your Sex Life," can be found on

For more information about Adam & Eve, visit their website at For additional information on Adam & Eve, please contact Adam & Eve Director of Public Relations Katy Zvolerin at 919.644.8100 x 3121 or

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