Are Birth Control Pills 100% Effective?
The increased usage of birth control pills has also led to an increase in number of people asking this question: Are birth control pills 100% effective? Unfortunately, the answer is no. No method of birth control is 100% effective except for abstinence. However, birth control pills are generally rated between 93% and 98% effective. This means that between 2 and 5 couples out of every 100 will get pregnant in spite of proper usage of birth control pills. When used improperly, this percentage drops significantly.
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