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The 2011 Playboy Sex Survey: Reader Survey
  • January 06, 2011 : 20:01
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Would you date a person who didn't give oral sex?

Yes: 45 percent (Male 46 percent, Female 40 percent)
No: 35 percent (Male 34 percent, Female 39 percent)
Not sure: 21 percent

The following questions were asked of respondents who've had sex:

Have you ever had sexual contact with more than one person at a time (for example, a threesome)?

Yes: 38 percent (Male 37 percent, Female 41 percent)
No: 62 percent (Male 63 percent, Female 59 percent)

Which of the following combinations represent the situation(s) when you've had sexual relations with more than one person at a time? [asked of those who responded yes to previous question]

One other man and one other woman: 49 percent (Male 42 percent, Female 73 percent)
Two other people, both the same sex as I am: 7 percent (Male 4 percent, Female 19 percent)
Two other people, both the opposite sex as I am: 71 percent (Male 76 percent, Female 49 percent)
More than two other people: 23 percent (Male 22 percent, Female 27 percent)
Decline to answer: 1 percent

The following question was asked of all respondents:

In the past five years have you done any of the following?

Visited a hardcore online website: 71 percent (Male 74 percent, Female 54 percent)
Visited a strip club: 46 percent (M48, F35)
Paid for a lap dance: 30 percent (M33, F17)
Paid to view a sexual pay-per-view movie/event on television: 20 percent (M21, F18)
Paid for access to hardcore online website: 12 percent (M14, F7)
Subscribed to a premium adult television channel: 10 percent (M11, F8)
Paid for a sensual massage: 7 percent (M8, F5)
None of these: 16 percent (M14, F27)
Decline to answer: 1 percent

The following question was asked of respondents who've had sex:

Have you ever done the following with a partner?

“Talked dirty” during sex: 80 percent (Male 79 percent, Female 85 percent)
Had sex in a place where there was a risk of being caught: 76 percent (M74, F82)
Had “rough” sex: 62 percent (M58, F76)
Made more noise than was usual: 56 percen (M51, F78)t
Used a blindfold during sex: 32 percent (M30, F37)
Faked orgasm: 31 percent (M24, F59)
Answered the phone during sex: 30 percent (M28, F38)
Called out the name of someone other than the person with whom you were having sex:
9 percent
None of these: 5 percent (M6, F2)

The following question was asked of all respondents:

Have you ever done the following with a partner?

Watched X-rated material together: 63 percent (Male 62 percent, Female 70 percent)
Shaved or trimmed their/your pubic hair: 57 percent (M56, F63)
Watched each other masturbate: 55 percent (M53, F64)
Spanking: 54 percent (M51, F66)
Sexting (sending photos or explicit text messages to each other): 54 percent (M50, F71)
Watched yourself in the mirror: 47 percent (M44, F58)
Phone sex (talking to each other masturbating): 46 percent (M43, F56)
Bondage: 24 percent (M22, F32)
Choking games: 12 percent (M10, F20)
None of these: 9 percent (M10, F4)
Decline to answer: 1 percent

The following question was asked of straight people who've had sex with opposite gender:

What do you do about birth control the first time you have sexual intercourse with someone?

I use some type of birth control: 39 percent (Male 38 percent, Female 44 percent)
I ask if my partner is using some type of birth control: 17 percent (M19, F3)
I don't worry about birth control: 12 percent (Male 11 percent, Female 15 percent)
I offer to use some type of birth control: 12 percent (Male 13 percent, Female 3 percent)
I insist on my partner's using some type of birth control: 10 percent (M7, F24)
I say nothing and hope for the best: 5 percent (Male 6 percent, Female 3 percent)
I don't believe in birth control: 1 percent
Decline to answer: 5 percent (Male 4 percent, Female 7 percent)

The following questions were asked of respondents who've had sex:

What do you do about protection from sexually transmitted diseases (STDS) the first time you have sex with someone?

I use some type of protection: 47 percent (Male 53 percent, Female 22 percent)
I offer to use some type of protection: 14 percent (Male 16 percent, Female 4 percent)
I insist on my partner's using some type of protection: 11 percent (Male 4, Female 41)
I don't worry about protection: 10 percent (Male 10 percent, Female 11 percent)
I ask if my partner is using some type of protection: 6 percent (Male 5, Female 9)
I say nothing and hope for the best: 6 percent
I don't believe in protection: 1 percent
Decline to answer: 6 percent (Male 5 percent, Female 8 percent)

The following questions were asked of all respondents:

Have you ever been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD)?

Yes: 11 percent (Male 9 percent, Female 18 percent)
No: 87 percent (Male 90 percent, Female 80 percent)
Decline to answer: 1 percent (Male 1 percent, Female 2 percent)

When you were diagnosed with the STD, did you inform your current and/or new partner(s)? [asked of those answered yes to previous question]

Every time: 64 percent (Male 63 percent, Female 68 percent)
Most time: 8 percent (Male 9 percent, Female 7 percent)
Sometimes: 5 percent
Rarely: 3 percent (Male 4 percent, Female 2 percent)
Never: 12 percent (Male 13 percent, Female 11 percent)
Decline to answer: 7 percent

Have you ever been tested for HIV/AIDS?

Yes: 52 percent (Male 49 percent, Female 66 percent)
No: 43 percent (Male 46 percent, Female 29 percent)
Not sure: 4 percent
Decline to answer: 1 percent

Have you ever used an adult toy for sexual stimulation?

Yes: 64 percent (Male 60 percent, Female 82 percent)
No: 36 percent (Male 40 percent, Female 18 percent)

Which types of adult toys have you used? [asked of those who said they had used adult toys]

Vibrator: 84 percent
Erotic movies: 78 percent (Male 78 percent, Female 79 percent)
Oils: 76 percent
Sexy underwear or lingerie: 69 percent
Penis-shaped objects (dildos): 63 percent
Erotic books: 43 percent
Mirror: 41 percent (M39, F50)
Blindfolds: 36 percent
Anal toys: 34 percent
Bondage equipment: 25 percent
S/M equipment: 12 percent
Other: 5 percent
Decline to answer: 1 percent

How often do you use adult toys during sexual encounters with another person? [asked of those who said they had used adult toys]

Every time: 3 percent
Most time: 11 percent
Sometimes: 47 percent
Rarely: 32 percent
Never: 6 percent
Decline to answer: 1 percent

Do you have any sexually explicit material on your computer?

Yes: 59 percent (Male 63 percent, Female 41 percent)
No: 39 percent (Male 35 percent, Female 58 percent)
Decline to answer: 1 percent

Have you ever used any of the following for sexual enhancement?

Alcohol: 53 percent
Viagra or similar prescription drug: 18 percent
Herbals or over-the-counter drugs: 12 percent
Other non-prescription drugs: 6 percent
Tranquilizers: 2 percent
Other prescription drugs: 2 percent
None of these: 37 percent
Decline to answer: 1 percent

Have you ever been photographed in the nude?

Yes: 49 percent (Male 44 percent, Female 70 percent)
No: 50 percent (Male 55 percent, Female 29 percent)
Decline to answer: 1 percent

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