Dating cheating spouses
In addition to gender and age, the infidelity rate also differs by a number of other demographic and social factors.
And a person’s education level is not significantly associated with cheating.
Some 22% of ever-married blacks said that they cheated on their spouse, compared with 16% of whites and 13% of Hispanics.
And among black men, the rate is highest: 28% reported that they had sex with someone other than their spouse, compared with 20% of white men and 16% of Hispanic men.
Among ever-married adults ages 18 to 29, women are slightly more likely than men to be guilty of infidelity (11% vs. But this gap quickly reverses among those ages 30 to 34 and grows wider in older age groups.
Infidelity for both men and women increases during the middle ages.