Study sheds light on how Mormon singles meet those they date

by | Oct. 14, 2011

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A recent Utah Valley University study that I conducted shed some light on the Utah County LDS dating scene and how Mormon singles come to meet each other.

The survey was administered by me and my senior research students to UVU students in February 2011.

The 427 student responses show that social activities with friends were by far the most common setting for finding a date.

About 50 percent of the students reported that friends were their most common source. About 40 percent referenced school or church; 15 percent said work or a party were the most common sources for finding their dates.

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