Medical students have fewer sexual partners than most other students

Medical students have fewer sexual partners while at university than students of most other subjects, a survey has revealed.

Partners: medical students had fewer sexual partners than their counterparts studying other subjects
Partners: medical students had fewer sexual partners than their counterparts studying other subjects

In a poll for the website studentbeans.com, those studying medicine and related subjects reported having an average of 3.43 sexual partners since starting university.

The result ranks medicine 30th among the 43 subjects studied by respondents to the poll.

Students of economics claimed to have the highest number of sexual partners, 4.88 on average, followed by those studying social work and those reading marketing.

Researchers for studentbeans.com polled 4,656 sexually active students from over 100 universities across the UK.

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