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Article << Previous     |     Next >>   Contents Vol 5(4)

Pending research issues in male condom use promotion

Richard Crosby A B D, Lee Warner C

A College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506, USA.
B Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention, Indiana University, 801 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA.
C Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA.
D Corresponding author. Email: crosby@uky.edu
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Sufficient evidence has accumulated to warrant the expansion of condom use research in several additional directions. Possible risk compensation pertaining to human papillomavirus vaccination and vaginal microbicides is one example. A second area of needed research involves the question of when couples can be advised to safely discontinue condom use given that ‘lifelong’ condom use is not a realistic goal for most people. A third example is intensified research designed to identify more effective means of mass marketing condoms and their use as a health-protective behaviour. As the AIDS and sexually transmissible infection pandemics persist, intensified condom promotion research is an ethical imperative.

Keywords: condom effectiveness, condom failure, sexual behaviour, sexually transmissible infections.

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