Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

Increase the proportion of sexually active adolescent males who use a condom at last intercourse

Baseline: 67.7 percent of males aged 15 to 19 years used a condom at last intercourse, as reported in 2015-17

Target: 81.3 percent

Target Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance

Summary

About half of new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) each year are in adolescents. Condoms can prevent some STIs, but many sexually active adolescent boys didn’t use a condom the last time they had sex. Evidence shows that giving out condoms may get adolescents to use condoms more often.