|60% of italians do not use a condom!
Jan 4, 2007
This data cames from an article published here in Italy and presents the current situation of the italians and disease protection. Only 40% uses condoms. It is not clear if it is the result of years without correct risk education or simply a voluntary reject of condom use. Many italians are convinced that protected sex doesn't give the same pleasure as making it "nature". I don't know if in US the situation is similar. What do you think will this mean for the future? Much more HIV infected?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
If your statistic is accurate, and I have no reason to believe it's not, much of the blame needs to be placed on inadequate HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention education. And considering you are singling out Italy, I should also mention misinformation, such as that given out by the Vatican about condoms!
Sure, most guys don't particularly like condoms, but I can assure you they'll dislike having HIV/AIDS much, much more! (I speak from personal experience!)
We must all redouble our efforts to promote science-based accurate and very specific sex education, including HIV awareness and prevention messages. Not using a condom leaves one open to all STDs, including HIV (and unwanted bambinos as well!) To voluntarily reject condom use is to play sexual Russian roulette and risk disastrous consequences.
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