Are condom instructions readable? Results of a readability study.

@article{Richwald1988AreCI,
  title={Are condom instructions readable? Results of a readability study.},
  author={Gary A. Richwald and Mary Ann Wamsley and Anne H. Coulson and Donald E Morisky},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1988},
  volume={103 4},
  pages={
          355-9
        }
}
The use of condoms has assumed a central position in the current strategy to prevent sexual transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus. The effectiveness of condoms in disease prophylaxis is dependent, to a degree, on their correct use. Condom manufacturers routinely include information on condom use either printed on the actual package or in an enclosed package insert. With the use of three readability formulas, the reading grade level was determined for 14 different sets of instructions… CONTINUE READING
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