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The female condom is effective in reducing unprotected sexual acts; however it remains underutilized in the U. This study examined whether a 5-session HIV prevention intervention Safer Sex Skills Building SSBincluding presentation, discussion, and practice with female condoms, improved female condom skills and attitude among women in outpatient substance abuse treatment. Mixed-effects modeling was used to test the effect of SSB on skills and attitude over 3- and 6-month post treatment among randomized women.
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Jump to navigation. Female condoms are an alternative to male condoms. Instead of going on the penis, they go inside the vagina to prevent sexually transmitted infections STIs including HIV and pregnancy.
Female condoms give a woman more control when she needs it. Reality, the first condom designed to be worn by women. Made of soft polyurethane, the female condom actually offers more protection against pregnancy and disease because it covers more area. Women, now you can rest assured you will always be protected with FC.
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We evaluated the efficacy of a gender-specific intervention to reduce sexual risk behaviors by introducing female-initiated methods to urban women with severe mental illness. Seventy-nine women received 10 sessions of an HIV prevention intervention or a control intervention. The primary outcome was unprotected oral, anal, or vaginal intercourse, expressed using the Vaginal Episode Equivalent VEE score.