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Male Condom

Effectiveness

80-90%

Average cost

$7.00-$10.00 per package of 12 at the drug store

Free from the Health Unit

Pros

  • Available at drug stores, supermarkets
  • Acts as a barrier to reduce the risk of STD/HIV

Cons

  • Requires skill to use correctly to prevent and convenience stores breakage
  • May cause decreased sensation for some people

[ other forms of birth control ]

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