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Stats: Forty-Year-Old Virgins

What middle-aged virginity looks like

Here's what we know about people who abstain from sex for decades—and sometimes forever.

7.3 percent of virgins over 40 are married.

Just under 1 percent of Americans over 40 have never had sex. (This rate is about equal for men and women.)

Middle-aged virginity and obesity are linked.

Someone still celibate after 40 is more likely to be: