Factors That Affect Condom Use
This section contains information on factors that affect condom use, including the impact of parental discussions about condoms and a survey to determine unmarried women’s motivations for using condoms.
Patterns of Condom-Use among Adolescents: The Impact of Mother-Adolescent Communication
Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Patterns of Condom-Use among Adolescents: The Impact of Mother-Adolescent Communication,” The American Journal of Public Health (October 1998).
Description: This article presents the findings of a study to determine the impact of mother-adolescent discussions on adolescent sexual behavior. The study was conducted with sexually active adolescents ages 14–17.
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Condom Use for Disease Prevention among Unmarried U.S. Women
Source: John E. Anderson, et al, “Condom Use for Disease Prevention among Unmarried U.S. Women,” Family Planning Perspectives 28.1 (January/February 1996).
Description: This report contains the findings of a study to determine why unmarried U.S. women choose to use condoms.
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