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.


Related Articles

  • CONDOMS. Popert, Ken // Body Politic;Jul86, Issue 128, p19 

    Presents the results of a study on the role of condoms in the prevention of AIDS. Types of condoms used in the study.

  • Sex work practices and condom use in female sex workers in Sydney. Fox, J.; Tideman, R. L.; Gilmour, S.; Marks, C.; van Beek, I.; Mindel, A. // International Journal of STD & AIDS;May2006, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p319 

    The aim of this study was to determine sex work practices and predictors of condom use among female sex workers (SWs) in Sydney. SWs from two centres completed a self-administered questionnaire covering demographic and sexual characteristics and sex work practices. One hundred and forty-eight...

  • Poll: Condom ads OK. Mandese, Joe // Advertising Age;11/18/1991, Vol. 62 Issue 49, p3 

    This article reports on the belief of station managers affiliated with the three biggest U.S. television networks that condom commercials focusing on disease prevention should be accepted by the networks, according to an informal Advertising Age/Electronic Media poll as of November 1991. But...

  • Point: Saving Lives Any Way We Can. Witherbee, Amy // Points of View: Condom Distribution;3/1/2016, p5 

    This article presents an argument in favor of condom distribution in schools. The most effective way of protecting oneself against the AIDS virus, of course, is to limit any type of sexual activity to a monogamous relationship with a partner who is also free of the virus, or to avoid sexual...

  • Commandos do not use condoms. Başer, Mürüvvet; Taşci, Sultan; Albayrak, Evrim // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Dec2007, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p823 

    The aim of this study was to determine private soldiers' knowledge and attitudes about the use of condoms. This study includes privates discharged from the Zincidere 1st Commando Brigade, Kayseri, Türkiye. This study was composed of volunteers (n = 481) who were present at their Brigade at...

  • Condom Availability Programs in Massachusetts High Schools: Relationships With Condom Use and Sexual Behavior. Blake, Susan M.; Ledsky, Rebecca; Goodenow, Carol; Sawyer, Richard; Lohrmann, David; Windsor, Richard // American Journal of Public Health;Jun2003, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p955 

    Objectives. This study assessed relationships between condom availability programs accompanied by community discussion and involvement and adolescent sexual practices. Methods. Sexual practice and condom use differences were assessed in a representative sample of 4166 adolescents enrolled in...

  • Counterpoint: The Problem with Kids and Condoms. Witherbee, Amy // Points of View: Condom Distribution;3/1/2016, p6 

    This article presents an argument against distributing condoms to children. Most Americans now agree that teenage sexual activity in our country has become a problem. Beyond the powerful moral and religious reasons for discouraging sexual intercourse among adolescents are the tragic physical and...

  • Value of Consistent Condom Use: A Study of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Among African American Adolescent Females. Crosby, Richard A.; DiClemente, Ralph J.; Wingood, Gina M.; Lang, Delia; Harrington, Kathy F. // American Journal of Public Health;Jun2003, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p901 

    The article focuses on a study which investigated the association between African American adolescent females' condom use and their acquisition of sexually transmitted diseases (STD), Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Trichomona vaginalis. The methodology of the study is...

  • AFRICA: PROMOTION OF FEMALE CONDOMS INTENSIFIES.  // Women's International Network News;Autumn2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p20 

    Reports on the promotion of female condoms in Africa as of October 2003. Action plans for facilitating the campaign; Estimated number of African nations in which the condoms were distributed; Launch of an offshoot of the campaign in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics