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Posted by: Andrew | 2006/04/06

Condom prevention of pregnancy percentage

Hello, I would like to know the rate of effectiveness that condoms prevent pregnancy. I am aware that condoms are 98% effective against HIV. Is this the same rate against pregnancy.

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Hi Andrew
It depends on the type and quality of the condoms you use and also whether it breaks, or slips off. It is 97% effective to prevent pregnancy if used correctly.

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