The Importance of Dual Protection for Hormonal Contraception Users at Risk for STI/HIV Infection

September 2005
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality;2005, Vol. 14 Issue 3/4, p127
Academic Journal
The article presents research which assessed the importance of dual protection for hormonal contraception users at risk for sexually transmitted illnesses. The study examined the patterns of condom use discontinuation among first time oral contraceptives and injectable hormonal contraception users in the U.S. Based on the findings of the study, it is observed that consistent condom use are observed with young people. In this regard, the research would be effective in enhancing sexual health programming.


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