Table 4 OLS regression results of contraceptive method use on race and sociodemographic characteristics. Danziger S, Weinberg DH, editors. There are multiple aspects of sex and contraceptive use. Race was measured with the following question: We find that net of other sociodemographic characteristics and adolescent experiences with sex and pregnancy, black women spent less time in relationships and had sex less frequently in their relationships than white women, but did not differ in the number of relationships they formed or in their frequency or consistency of contraceptive use within relationships.
But then sex and relationships are one of the last remaining bastions of unreconstructed racial prejudice.
'As a black woman I'm always fetishised': racism in the bedroom
We grouped contraceptive use weeks into four mutually exclusive categories: Stereotypes about the sexual prowess of black people have an equally illustrious presence in literature, journalism and art. Frustrated at being single in her late 30s, Yvonne invested several thousand pounds in an expensive matchmaking service. I was exotic, freaky, strong, supernatural. Do racial and ethnic differences in contraceptive attitudes and knowledge explain disparities in method use? Poverty and family structure: Socioeconomic inequalities in health: