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CMS
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When BCs state that they are over 99% effective is that ou tof 100/1000 people or the overall population of pill users? Thanks
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That means that less than one person out of every one hundred became pregnant, and that rate is for perfect use, meaning that less than one out of every one hundred taking the pill on time, exactly as directed, became pregnant while using the pill.
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