8 million condoms
and provided HIV testing services to 526,618 people last year.
According to a report by Korea Biomedical Review, the 110,000 condoms
would be distributed among 2,925 athletes, which means about 37 condoms
for each athlete.
There exists a large body of literature reviewing the use of condoms
for specific outcomes like disease prevention (Casper, Wald, 2002; Crosby, DiClemente, Holtgrave, Wingood, 2002; Paz-Bailey, Koumans, Sternberg, Pierce, Papp, Unger, et al.
The World Health Organization says condoms
may be used as contraceptives or serve as a barrier to the spread of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and other sexually transmitted infections.
The development of the first modern female condoms
can be traced back to the 1980s.
We love the protection and choice that female condoms
offer, and resent the discrepancy between the two methods' classification--you should too
Female partners may purchase condoms
, express positive attitudes toward condoms
, request that the male partner use a condom
, or apply condoms
for their male partners, but it is ultimately the male who must consent to use a condom
and to do so with consistency.
As with any form of protection, condoms
are not 100% effective.
Practice makes perfect: reduction in female condom
failures and user problems with short-term experience in a randomized trial.
The articles in the special issue illustrate both commonalities and differences relative to the use and promotion of male condoms
around the world," said William L.
oilbased lubricants can damage latex and make condoms
Understanding the association between condom
use at first and most recent sexual intercourse: An assessment of normative, calculative, and habitual explanations, Social Science & Medicine, 2010, 70(12):2080-2084.