Adam & Eve Asks: How Old Were You When You Saw Your 1st Porno?
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — Adam & Eve conducted a study in which they asked more than 1,000 adults what age they were when they watched their first porno flick.
The online survey of adults age 18 and up was sponsored by Adam & Eve to study sexual preferences and practices.
Male respondents’ answers varied widely, ranging from 5 to 85, with the most (13 percent) falling at 18. 12.9 percent and 12 percent replied that they were 16 and 15, respectively, when they watched their first adult movie.
The female demographic breakdown was similar with, again, a majority of participants (16.6 percent) reporting having their first viewing experience at 18. 11.8 percent said they were 16 and 9.1 percent said 15. The ages ranged from 6 to 48.
Adam & Eve’s resident “sexpert” Dr. Kat Van Kirk said she is not surprised by the results.
“Humans have an innate curiosity about sex,” Van Kirk said. “Of course, there is a reason adult videos are not supposed to be available to children under 18 … but with that said, I’m encouraged that the average viewing age appears to be in line with that.”
“Adam&Eve goes to great measures to make sure its adult content represents a healthy image of sexuality and is available to adults ages 18 and over,” said Chad Davis, Adam & Eve director of marketing.
Davis added that Adam & Eve’s DVDs and video-on-demand channel exclusively portray “sex positive content.”