Sexual promiscuity on Taiwan

Sexual promiscuity on Taiwan

The Taiwan AIDS Society and the Taiwan AIDS Nursing Society surveyed 1,037 young male and female students between 18 and 25 years of age about their behavior while on holidays.

Between January and September of 2016, there has been a total of 33,000 cases of HIV infection reported on Taiwan.  They involve both Taiwanese and foreigners in Taiwan.  In 2014, among those 15 to 24 years of age, there were 658 HIV cases.  In 2015, among those 15 to 24 years of age, there were 663 cases.  Between January and September of 2016, there have been 539 cases.

During vacation, 77% of young people will engage in sex, 8.7% of them will have sex within 24 hours of making acquaintance,  51% do not use condoms, 10.1% do not know their partners, 19.4% have sex with their sexual partners, 20% of young people like to go to motels, and among them, 86.7% will consume alcoholic beverages, 4.2% will ingest amphetamine, and 70% will have sex, and among them, 50% will not use any methods of precaution, with 29.2% of them not using condoms, and 22.5% of them will put on a condom right before ejaculation but not initially.  Doctors say that not using a condom for the entire intercourse and using a condom only half way into the intercourse are equally risky.  Taiwan’s HIV screening is 75%.

The survey polled 1,037 male and female students between 18 and 25 years old.

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Victor Chen, herbalist, alternative healthcare lecturer, Chinese affairs analyst, retired journalist
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