Only 22% of women over 50 had intercourse in the past month
The number of women who have sex regularly declines with age — and often it’s for want of a partner rather than menopausal symptoms, a survey shows.
In the study of nearly 4500 UK women over 50, researchers found that fewer than a quarter were sexually active.
The primary reason for many was widowhood, but other reasons included a partner's sexual dysfunction and the woman's own physical and/or mental health problems.
"The central message from our study is that health is an important factor for continued sexual activity and satisfaction in