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Dual protection and consistency of condom use

Dual protection and consistency of condom use Kerry L. Wright Results from a recent, cross-sectional observational study from Zimbabwe suggest that dual method users do not use condoms as consistently as those who use only condoms for dual protection against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. (1) But this does not necessarily mean that providers should […]

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young and old, females and males are at risk

Nonconsensual sex undermines sexual health: young and old, females and males are at risk Kim Best KEY POINTS * Forced sex is associated with serious reproductive health problems. * Many victims are young and female, but older individuals and males are also at risk. * Nonconsensual sex is a worldwide problem often rooted in long-standing […]

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findings guide study and program design, help explain quantitative data, and explore new issues

Many uses for qualitative research: findings guide study and program design, help explain quantitative data, and explore new issues Kathleen Henry Shears Greater attention to reproductive health resulting from the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development, and questions about sexual behavior raised by the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, have heightened interest in the use of […]