TABLE 2.

Weighted Percent of Adolescent Friends Episode Viewers Reporting Key Outcomes

OutcomeEpisode Viewers
Reported(n = 323)Confirmed(n = 155)
Recalled that Ross and Rachel used a condom32 (27–37)65 (57–73)
Recalled that condoms are >95%, <100%, effective15 (11–19)31 (24–38)
State that condoms are >95%, <100%, effective 6 mo later24 (21–27)30 (26–35)
Thought message was “lots of times condoms don’t prevent pregnancy"59 (54–64)54 (46–62)
Talked to adult about episode16 (12–20)24 (17–31)
Talked to adult about condoms9 (6–12)10 (5–15)
Talked to adult about Rachel’s pregnancy9 (6–12)11 (6–16)
Learned something about condoms10 (7–13)17 (11–23)
Changed perceptions of condom efficacy44 (39–49)42 (34–50)
Reduced perceptions of condom efficacy (among changers)61 (53–69)61 (49–73)
  • Lower and upper confidence limits are shown in parentheses.