6 CONDOM STATISTICS THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that there more are 110 million STI’s among men and women in the U.S, with 20 million new STI cases every year.[1]

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Half of the 20 million new STD’s reported each year were among young people, between the ages of 15 to 24.[1]

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One in two sexually active persons will contract an STD/STI by age 25.[2]

When it comes to HIV, using a condom makes sex 10,000 times safer than not using a condom.[3]

Laboratory studies have shown that latex condoms provide an effective barrier against even the smallest STD pathogens.[4]

People who use condoms feel their experiences are just as pleasurable as people who don’t.  Protect yourself & still have just as much fun.[5]

Did you know you can also contract STI’s from not only vaginal sex, but also oral sex, anal sex and even sharing sex toys?  There are multiple ways to protect yourself from STI/STD’s with a condom.[6]

If these facts alone don’t make you want to immediately buy some Cumbrella’s, I don’t know what will! 😉

SOURCES:

[1] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  CDC Fact Sheet: Incidence, Prevalence, and Cost of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United States.  https://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/sti-estimates-fact-sheet-feb-2013.pdf
[2] Cates JR, Herndon NL, Schulz S L, Darroch JE. (2004). Our voices, our lives, our futures: Youth and sexually transmitted diseases. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
[3] Carey, Ronald F., et al. (1992). “Effectiveness of Latex Condoms as a Barrier to Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Sized Particles under Conditions of Simulated Use.” Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 19(4), 230–234.
[4] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  CDC Fact Sheet in Brief.  http://www.cdc.gov/condomeffectiveness/docs/condomfactsheetinbrief.pdf
[5] Sanders, Stephanie A., et al.  (2010). “Condom Use During Most Recent Vaginal Intercourse Event Among a Probability Sample of Adults in the United States.” The Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7 (Supplement 5).
[6] The Well Project.  Sexually Transmitted Infections or Diseases (STIs or STDs).  http://www.thewellproject.org/hiv-information/sexually-transmitted-infections-or-diseases-stis-or-stds

2017-06-21T14:52:22+00:00June 16th, 2017|

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