State of Condom Use in HIV Prevention Science and Practice
- Richard A. Crosby
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Condom use remains as the frontline defense against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Fortunately, an ever-expanding body of empirical literature is currently guiding improvements in use of this prevention strategy. Recent advances include improved measurement of condom use behaviors, advances in condom effectiveness research, innovations in the design of condoms, and greater intervention efficiency for high-risk populations. After reviewing each of these four areas of research, this article will offer speculation about the future of condom use for HIV prevention.
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- State of Condom Use in HIV Prevention Science and Practice
Current HIV/AIDS Reports
Volume 10, Issue 1 , pp 59-64
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- Condom usage
- Condom design
- Sexual behavior
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus
- Evidence-based interventions
- High-risk populations
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Science of prevention
- Author Affiliations
- 1. College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, 151 Washington Ave., Lexington, KY, 40506-0003, USA