WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Seventy-two percent of young people in the
"This poll reinforces the importance of respect and caring in relationships. This is a promising sign that young people are so supportive of condom use, as it is important that young people take care of their total health by protecting against both sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancy," said Ginny Ehrlich, CEO, Power to Decide. The survey results are being released in conjunction with Bedsider's fourth annual #MakeSomeLove campaign, which coincidentally, falls during National Condom Week. This year, Power to Decide and Bedsider are kicking off Valentine's Day with a video that celebrates the benefits of condoms and encourages users to make their own gold condom earrings. The earrings were inspired by New York Fashion Week.
The survey results showed that:
Condoms are one of the most effective, inexpensive ways to prevent an unplanned pregnancy and guard against sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. When used correctly, condoms are 98 percent effective. To learn more about the different types of condoms as a method of birth control, visit Bedsider.org.
About the Survey: Data presented here are drawn from a survey conducted by Ask Your Target Market (AYTM), an online market research firm. Using AYTM's panel, we surveyed 2,000 U.S. adults between the ages of 18-34 from October 15 to October 23, 2018. The estimated margin of error for the total respondents is +/- 2.20% at the 95% confidence level.
Power to Decide is a private, non-partisan, non-profit organization that works to ensure all people—no matter who they are, where they live, or what their economic status might be—have the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant and have a child. Please visit us at http://www.PowerToDecide.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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