Only 22% of women over 50 had intercourse in the past month

But it's not all about the discomfort of menopause, study shows
Reuters Health
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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.