I guess sociologists are off the charts!
Here, via The American Virgin.
Heh, that's what I said when I saw this chart...where are the drama majors...oh never mind.
Ha. I don't even know what to say about this! I go to a college very similar to Wellesley and this is not how it would pan out here...
My goodness. I didn't realise us artistic types were so...ah, prolific.
I don't understand. Why does this matter? So , to prove that the mythical , over sexed teen doesn't exist or what? Or are you just trying to make me feel better? LOL
Interesting though, they are not getting any......
As a political scientist, I would just like to say that it is unacceptable that computer science people not only make much more money than I ever will, they also get laid more. Isn't there a government agency to regulate this sort of stuff?
I think Lisa posted it as a [very amusing] joke.
She writes "sociologists are off the charts!"--a play on words since literally sociology is not "on" the chart as a variable, but figuratively, the joke is that ociologists are either so prolific or reserved that the chart cannot accommodate their numbers.
This is pretty silly, but the first thing to note is that (assuming the study wasn't based on medical examinations) the survey results show % self-reporting they are virgins, rather than actual figures on virginity. Consequently, what we may see here is anthropologists' greater familiarity with surveys and therefore greater willingness to be forthcoming than say mathematicians.I.e., it may not be sexual activity that varies but willingness to talk about it.
Second, as a single snapshot, we have no way of knowing if this is just random distribution for this term, as opposed to an actual tendency. Perhaps next year's intake of mathematicians would have them at 20% and anthropologists at 83%.
Hooray for anthropologists!!! (my very own field ;-) )
I guess this school doesn't have engineering? I imagine we'd be up near the math majors.
I'm with Runte, sorta... I think anthropology and studio arts majors might just be more comfortable talking about it. Anything over sixty seems a little unrealistic to me regardless of field.
I would love to know how this data was gathered, and what kind of N we're looking at here.
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