How to Use a Condom (cont.)
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The failure rate of condoms in couples who use them consistently and correctly during the first year of use is estimated to be about 3%. However, the true failure rate is estimated to be about 14% during the first year of typical use. This marked difference of failure rates reflects errors in how they are used.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/11/2014
Omnia M Samra, MD
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