So I decided to look at the research again, this time focusing on studies of condom failure during anal sex. A final category, Sexual difficulty, loss of erection or latex allergywas used to code responses when participants complained of erectile difficulty e. A total of While we can speculate about the various circumstances behind these venue-specific findings, more research is needed to explore these differences in depth. A microbicide study stated:. A total of 3.
The participant sample for this study was derived from a series of questions on the MINTS-II survey that began by asking men to recall the last time they met a man for sex in each of two venues:
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The anonymity of participants when discussing a sensitive topic was also a major advantage. The finding that participants who met their last partner offline were more likely to cite drug and alcohol use could reflect the context in which partners met — for instance, the men in this study who met at a party or bar may have been more exposed to alcohol and drug use than those who met online and later had to travel to meet for sex. Author manuscript; available in PMC Feb 1. For years, most of the data around condom effectiveness came from studies of heterosexuals. Did you know that the bottom condom was originally created and tested on gay men? When friends suffer, they deserve compassion, not criticism. There were no statistically significant differences in reasons for non-use of condoms by sexual role.
Seroconversion, sexual activity, and condom use among HIV seronegative men followed for up to 2 years. The rates of HIV-positive—unaware men reporting condomless anal sex with someone they perceived to be HIV negative were 29 percent, Inter-rater agreement was Yes — it matters because we need more, not fewer, prevention options. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.