About 11% of the students said they had sent a sext
to a boyfriend or girlfriend -- and about 64% did so when asked to, the study found.
The researchers found that 20 and 24 percent of boys and girls had sent a sext
, 45 and 44 percent had ever had sex, 25 and 28 percent had used marijuana in the past year, and 6 and 10 percent had reported IPV perpetration, respectively.
(1-3) Among American minors, 2.5% to 28% of middle school and high school students report that they have sent a sext
(Table 1 (1-9)).
(2012) found that non-heterosexual adolescents were found to be more likely to send a sext
. In line with these results, Gamez-Guadix, Almendros, Borrajo and Calvete (2015) found that sexting and online sexual victimization were more common among nonheterosexual adults.
A recent survey found that almost 45% of those asked between 18 and 24 years old said they had received a sext
(suggestive photo or text).
It was also found that students who identified as LGBTQ were 9 times more likely to have sent a sext
. However, unlike past research on high school students, LGBTQ young adolescents were not more likely to be sexually active.
Twenty-eight percent of the sample reported having sent a naked picture of themselves through text or e-mail (sext), and 31% reported having asked someone for a sext
. More than half (57%) had been asked to send a sext
, with most being troubled as a result of having been asked.
Mihalas on why teens need to think twice and never send a sext
Overall, 28% of the teens reported sending a naked picture of themselves via text or e-mail (a "sext"), and 31% reported asking someone to send them a sext
Overall, 28% of the teens reported sending photos of themselves naked via text or e-mail (a "sext"), and 31% reported asking others to send a sexc About 28% of both genders reported sending a sext
, but significantly more girls than boys reported having been asked for a sext
The new law will grant exemption from punishment for those who receive a sext
and either report or destroy it within 48 hours.
Finding and deleting an unsolicited sext message an hour after its receipt better demonstrates involuntary possession than does carrying a sext
message on the phone for two months or more.
The prevalences of forwarding a sext
without consent and having a sext
forwarded without consent were 12.0 and 8.4 percent, respectively.
74% of the students owned a cellphone and 4.6 per cent admitted to sending atleast one sext and almost four times the number of students having sent a sext
have received a text.
The study has revealed that 55 percent of the respondents have received a suggestive image, while 31 percent have sent one and 9 percent have forwarded a sext