Failure Rates of Male and Female Condoms Fall with Use

Hollander, D.
June 2005
International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun2005, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p94
Academic Journal
This article focuses on a study about female and male condom use and the rates of failure. The study is described, including the methods used, those who were eligible for the study, and the analysis of data. Condom failure was more prevalent in those who were first-time users. There was more of an association with male condom failure than female condom failure. Limitations of the study are presented.It is concluded that either type of condom, when used correctly, should provide protection against sexually transmitted diseases.


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