Study: Financially-Dependent Women Less Likely To Use Condoms

woman smiling talking on the phone( — Young women whose significant others are their primary source of spending money are more likely to report that they don’t use condoms, according to a study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

• Almost one-quarter of the women in an HIV prevention study reported that they count on their significant other for spending money and that they had not used a condom in the preceding two months.

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• Women who receive spending money from their family or a job, versus from a significant other, are more likely to use condoms.

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