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Inconsistent condom use among women veterans and active duty servicewomen
  1. Nancy Lutwak1,
  2. Curt Dill1,
  3. Antonio Saliba2
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
  2. 2Department of Emergency Medicine, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn, New York, USA 
  1. Correspondence to Dr Nancy Lutwak, Department of Emergency Medicine, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, NYU School of Medicine, 423 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA; Nancy.Lutwak{at}va.gov

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The recently published editorial by Ingham highlights the importance of ascertaining aetiologies of misuse of condoms, to plan and implement effective public health interventions.1

Crosby et al outline a prospective study demonstrating the effectiveness of condoms when used consistently and properly, to considerably lower the acquisition of non-viral sexually transmitted diseases. The authors also address the global problem of incomplete and improper use of condoms …

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