The odds an adult has sex within an hour of going to bed

1 in 3.7

The odds an adult has sex within an hour of going to bed at least a few nights a week are 1 in 3.7 (Continental US, 9/2004 – 11/2004).

Sources & Definitions

SOURCE(S)
2005 Sleep in America Poll, Summary of Findings. National Sleep Foundation. March 29, 2005.

 

CALCULATION(S) BY BOOK OF ODDS BASED ON
Population Estimates Program [Internet]. U.S. Census Bureau; Available from: http://www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php

DEFINITIONS
Sex
Dreams involving or referencing sexual acts.

Adult
A person aged 18 or older.
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ROUNDING RULES
Odds more likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 3.42, are rounded to three significant digits. Odds less likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 420.4, are rounded to four significant digits. Trailing zeros after the decimal point are dropped for readability, even though they may still be significant.

Odds you’ll see: 1 in 4.26; 14.5; 143; 5,230; 433,200

Odds you won’t see: 1 in 2.412; 63.042; 425,242c

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