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SINGAPORE - Singaporeans aged between 20 and 35 are still clueless about contraception, if the findings of a global survey are anything to go by. The World Contraception Day 2011 survey - which was conducted online last month - was sponsored by Bayer Healthcare and supported by an alliance of 10 international organisations involved in sexual health, including the Asia Pacific Council of Contraception (APCOC). Out of the 200 Singapore respondents, eight in 10 said they do not use any contraceptive method such as condoms when having sex with a new partner. Of these, about a quarter attributed this to their partner's preference. The survey also found that 25 per cent of Singapore respondents believe in at least one contraception myth. According to the survey, the most frequently cited misconception was that withdrawing the penis before ejaculation (34 per cent) is an effectiv...

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