Friday, January 6, 2012

And you, what's your problem with the condom?

More than half of young people made ​​a mistake with the use of condoms

      Aleksandar Stulhofer, University of Zagreb (Croatia), in collaboration with ValerioBacak, of Pennsylvania (USA) have conducted an investigation that brings to the table the frequent difficulties in making use of a condom.

    "Below abstinence, male condom use is the most effective method to protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including HIV. Most of the studies that have examined sexual risk factors in young people has focused on the frequency of condom use. Other issues relating to how it is used have been less investigated.However, there is no reason to assume that repeated use is taking place in the right way to prevent STDs, "researchers detail in 'Archives of Sexual Behavior' .

         In fact, men and young women "face many problems and errors associated with condom, how to set it when penetration has already been started or loss of erection at the time of applications"

         In the new study, between February and March 2010, the authors selected 1,005 men and women between 18 and 25 Croats, 679 of whom confessed to having used condoms in the previous year. 

      Participants completed several questionnaires about the frequency of use, if usedafter having consumed alcohol, at what point in the relationship, how they felt the condom and what problems were encountered when using it, among other issues.
"In line with previous research, our data suggest that there were many differencesbetween men and women to confess error when using condoms. The gender difference was only found in the prevalence of condom breakage."

Likewise, the data show "that those who had drunk alcohol or taken drugs prior to usewere the most frequently claimed to have had problems with torn"

The problems

       In terms of figures, the study reveals that 18% acknowledged that the condom had broken, 13% who had crept forward, 17% said losing erection when putting it onwhile 34% had made use of it when he had proceeded to the penetration.

     "More than half of young adults in this national study assumed to have had at least one error or problem with the use of condoms in the last year.  More research is needed detailed to assess thefrequency of errors and problems in condom use, and to establish the particular situations that lead to them, "insist the investigators.

           They argue further that one of the "priorities of the health authorities for the protection of sexual and reproductive health of young people must be to educate people in the ability to use condoms, a task that is being underserved."


  1. can you provide the solution for these problems?

  2. in this moment i dont have the solution for these problem