University of Georgia study of 3,232 full-page ads published in 1983, 1993 and 2003 from the February 2020 “Why Sex Sells…More Than Ever” article in businessnewsdaily.com
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Chart statistics from “Why Sex Sells…More Than Ever,” businessnewsdaily.com, Feb, 24, 2020.
“Sex still sells: A study from the University of Georgia looked at sexual ads that have appeared in magazines over the 30 years and found that the numbers are going up. … The researchers looked at 3,232 full-page ads published in 1983, 1993 and 2003 in the popular magazines Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Esquire, Playboy, Newsweek and Time.”
Chart created and posted by SexEd.net November 2020