What is the efficacy of female condoms for contraception?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Frances E Casey, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Efficacy trials are limited. Initial trials have demonstrated a pregnancy rate of 15% in 6 months. Less than 1% of women in the United States use this method of contraception.


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