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What Is The Percent Of Most Teens Who Do Not Use Condoms

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: 37 Percent of Teens Say They Tried Sex, 7 Percent Say They Were Raped

In a fall 2010 survey of about 1,700 suburban Cook County students from 20 public high schools, 37 percent reported they were sexually experienced. Among those reporting intercourse within the preceding three months, about 62 percent said they used... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Teens Have 70 Percent of STDs Locally, Statistics Show

More than 70 percent of STD cases in the Tampa Bay area were among people ages 15-19, affecting about 3 percent of all teens in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties in 2007, according to state Department of Health data. That is more than double the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guam: Teens Face Obstacles in Obtaining Condoms, Birth Control

According to government statistics, more than 50 percent of sexually active Guam youth have not used protection, despite the fact that the law requires the Guam Department of Education to teach students about HIV/AIDS and STD prevention. The... Read more »
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People keep asking question about condoms, well let's put it straigth and see !! Quotes from CDC brochures will explain it all (CONDOM EFFICACY, 2009)

Below are quotes from CDC brochures: There have been recent reports of naturally occurring holes in latex that are big enough for HIV to pass through. Why does CDC still recommend condoms to prevent HIV infection? The reports of holes in latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately I rarely have the chance to keep up with the BBS chatter. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. The old, and I do mean old, myth that latex condoms are no better than fishnet stockings in preventing HIV transmission has become a... Read more »

What percent does mix couples have on staying HIV-

My hubby came back from prison 5 years later hiv+ iam - We practise safe sex but a condom broke.Im scared for our 2 children, I dont know what to expect of this.should i consider myself to be + for sure? I was tested a month later but was -What...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I cannot give you precise percentages because transmission of HIV is dependent on so many factors. However, you should know that most mixed status couples do not transmit HIV within the relationship when both are aware and concerned and... Read more »

What do 96 percent statistics mean?

My partner is HIV + and I am negative. As soon as he was diagnosed, he initiated treatment and after one year ( probably earlier ) his VL is undetectable ( yupi ! ). Since we met, we have never practiced unprotected sex and had never had an...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Great question!Here is what the '96%' we talk about means:In a large clinical trial of 1,763 couples where, like in your case, one was HIV+ and the other HIV-, there was a 96% reduced risk of HIV transmission when the HIV+ person was... Read more »


I am allergic to Latex which seems to be the only type of condom that protect.Is this true? Are there any other alternatives? I read that lambskin does not protect........
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. BobMy girlfriend is allergic to latex, so we can't use a condom. What other protection is there?Nov 28, 2003 Hello, I'm a teen virgin and so... Read more »
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10 Percent

Posted by Bear60
I just love this ten percent number that everyone keeps throwing around.
10% of all men are gay
Today, in the paper were the results of a study done on STRAIGHT men....seems 10% of them have sex with other men. These are men who identify as straight.... Read more »

Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
There's this moron posting every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below):

"The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues to be an increasing concern. The U.S. Centers for... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone got hiv after use a condom even no break Read more »

how effective are condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
if condoms are used properly for gay men in anal sex--how effective do u think they are in preventing hiv and other std's? my friend's doctor told him that they can fail up to 30% of the time but i think she (the doctor) is wong. she is very... Read more »