Ineffective use of condoms among young women in managed care.

  title={Ineffective use of condoms among young women in managed care.},
  author={Diane Civic and D. Tyler Scholes and Laura E Ichikawa and Lou Grothaus and Colleen M McBride and Kimberly S. H. Yarnall and Larry Fish},
  journal={AIDS care},
  volume={14 6},
Condoms must be used effectively in order to prevent pregnancy and the spread of HIV/STD. This study investigated two types of ineffective condom use, delayed condom use (initiated after penetration has occurred) and condom slippage and/or breakage. We estimated prevalence and identified predictors of ineffective condom use among young women at risk of STDs. The study used baseline survey data from a randomized trial of women 18-24 years old at two managed care sites; 779 participants who were… CONTINUE READING


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