Currently, research in sexual behavior and awareness in female Chinese college students FCCSs is limited, particularly regarding the difference and the influencing factors between students from rural areas and urban areas. To fill the gap in available data, a cross-sectional study using anonymous questionnaires was conducted among female students from six universities located in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, China, from February to June, Of the respondents, The proportion of students who received safe-sex education prior to entering university from rural areas Sexual behavior has become increasingly common among FCCSs, including high-risk sexual behavior such as unprotected commercial sex.
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Man and two women. Most unmarried adults still live with their parents and sexual encounters usually take place in rented apartments or when parents are at work. For one-night stands and affairs couples with enough money check into love hotels. In a survey in the s, only 60 percent of the respondents said they were "often or sometimes" naked during sex, "In a society were million Chinese live without electricity, even in winter," wrote Patrick Tyler of the New York Times, "the removal of clothes and foreplay does not seem to be a critical issue. In a regular column on sex in the popular Southern Weekend newspaper the question was asked: "What do women need from sex? According to a survey women reached high tide 40 percent of the time, but one sixth of the women questioned had never experienced it. Students say that the age in which young people first have sex is getting lower and lower. A year-old student in Shenzhen told Newsweek, "Sex is really casual these days. A surprising 91 percent of the 8, married couples interviewed by Dalin Liu in cities and rural areas expressed satisfaction with their spouse. However, when Dalin looked deeper, he found that the average Chinese couple has intercourse four to seven times a month, with peasants invariably reporting 25 percent more sex than city couples.
These practices are also known as "joining energy" or "the joining of the essences". Practitioners believe that by performing these sexual arts, one can stay in good health, and attain longevity or spiritual advancement. The sexual arts arguably reached their climax between the end of the Han dynasty and the end of the Tang dynasty [ citation needed ]. After AD , Confucian restraining attitudes towards sexuality became stronger, so that by the beginning of the Qing dynasty in , sex was a taboo topic in public life [ citation needed ]. These Confucians alleged that the separation of genders in most social activities existed 2, years ago and suppressed the sexual arts.
Sexuality in China has undergone revolutionary changes and this " sexual revolution " still continues today. As can be seen by these developments, China no longer exerts strict control over personal sexual behavior. The reduction in controls on sexual behavior has initiated a freer atmosphere for sexual expression. More and more people now regard sexual rights as basic human rights , so that everyone has the right and freedom to pursue his or her own sexual bliss. Change in the field of sexuality reveals not only a change of sexual attitudes and behaviors but also a series of related social changes via the process of social transformation. From the sociological perspective, there have been several main factors that have created the current turning point in the contemporary Chinese social context. Since the early s sex and sexuality have become prominent themes of public debate in China, after three decades during which discourses on sexuality were subject to stringent ideological controls. The denial of the ideals of the Cultural Revolution , during which sex was used as a political tool to control people, is an influential factor in making changes in Chinese society. Extramarital affairs were portrayed as a degenerate lifestyle, and consensual pre-marital sex was immoral.