Asks: Do You Always Use Protection During Sex?

Jul 13, 2015, 11:19 ET from

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (, America's most trusted source for adult products, is always curious when it comes to sex. This month, the company asked over 1,000 men and women if they always use protection during sexual encounters, and nearly 60% said no!

While just over 58% of the respondents admitted they don't always use protection, the majority (71%) of these respondents said they were in committed, monogamous relationships. Ten percent of these respondents were single.

Of the 31% who said they always use protection, most (38%) were married. Twenty-two percent of these respondents were single.

Interestingly, nearly 11% of the respondents said they only use protection for sex that involves penetration, and more women (41%) than men (27%) said they always use protection during sex.

"Sexual health is a fundamental part of our overall wellness," says Dr. Kat Van Kirk, resident sexpert for "I encourage everyone to take responsibility for his or her own protection. 'Protection' needs to be a priority."

"Adam & Eve began as a condoms-by-mail company, and still provide a large assortment of condoms, toy cleaners and lubricants to encourage healthy sexual habits," says Director of Marketing Chad Davis.

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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