Hey everybody. So, I keep seeing everywhere that condoms give 70% protection from HPV. What exactly does that mean?
Does it mean that 70% of the time, HPV won't pass through the condom?
Or that 70% of the time, if you are wearing a condom you won't get HPV.
The difference between the two is that, in the first one it means that the condom fails to prevent transmission 30% of the time, and in the second, 30% of the time the exposure is on skin outside of the condom.
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