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Hey-I was just wondering why so many people here are against trojan condoms? Do you have any statistics to prove what you believe?

Just wobndering.....

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Generally speaking, we've found based on the personal experience of the volunteers, sexperts, and some users that people who experienced condom failures tending to be using Trojans at the time of the failure.

I know there are some statistics floating around, and I believe there are some statistics about condoms made in the US not being tested for quality as strictly as those made outside the US. I don't have them on hand right now though...(if anybody else knows, take a crack at it, otherwise it might take me a couple of days..), but I'll look harder when I get a chance.

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I'm not sure if this is what the KittenGoddess is referring to but the Safer Sex: Condoms, Lubes and More FAQ offered this:

Consumer Reports' 1999 Report on Rating Condoms

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Also, Trojans seem to be smaller than most other condoms on the market, especially the little ring around the base. Their "big" condoms are about the size of most "normal" sized condoms.

Most guys I've asked say they aren't as comfortable as other brands because of this.

~lemming, Scarleteen Advocate

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