The aim of the study was to collect information as regards of the sexual life of women in Poland and their opinions on sex.
Herein research encompasses the representative group of 1019 Polish women in the age from 18 to 59. They unaided completed specially prepared questionnaire.
Maturation of the Polish women, who currently are between 18 and 59, most frequently took place between 12 and 14 years old (45%). Until the age of 15 the most popular sexual experience was masturbation, seeing exhibitionist (13%) and touching genitals (9%). Every second Polish woman starts the sexual life before 18. Orgasm is most often achieved by vaginal intercourse (80%) or by stimulation of clitoris (21%). 8% of all women have never experienced orgasm and the most frequent sexual problems include: decrease of sexual needs (30%) and rare orgasm (21%). The most commonly used contraception method is interrupted intercourse (50%) and condoms (50%). Every third Polish woman avails of oral contraception. Nearly every fifth Polish woman does not use any contraception.
Most of the Polish women conduct an active sexual life, especially in the age 25-34. They generally accept their sexuality. Sex among Polish women is perceived as something natural, as natural need of every human being. It seems that presently general customs of the Polish women are subject to liberalization. It is reflected both in their declarations as regards of the said subject but also in the opinions concerning celibacy of priests.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.