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Withdrawal method also known as coitus interruptus is the practice of ending intercourse or simply pulling out just before ejaculation. The main risk of the withdrawal method is that the man may not perform the maneuver correctly or in a timely manner. First-year failure rates vary from 4% with perfect usage to 22% with typical usage. It is not considered birth control by some medical professionals.
Withdrawal method is used as birth control by about 3% of couples but has highest inaccuracy and is not a recommended method for birth control