According a survey from the CDC, the second most popular method of birth control is pulling out, with 60 percent of those in the surveyed sample saying they do indeed possess the willpower to pull out right before they “hear the symphony.” Oh, no. Come on, people. You should know better than that.
First of all, the pullout method reportedly has a pretty high failure rate. Research published by Planned Parenthood found that 27 percent of women who use this method will eventually get pregnant.
Though truth be told, the Huffington Post recently cited other studies which might indicate Planned Parenthood’s numbers are on the high side, and that there might not be a huge difference in pulling out vs. condoms after all: