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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How long have you been using a method to prevent
pregnancy every time you have intercourse?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
More than six months 85.0 74.9 88.5 92.7


6 months or less 15.0 25.1 11.5 7.3


Female More than six months 85.0 74.9 88.5 92.7


6 months or less 15.0 25.1 11.5 7.3


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active, are using birth control now, but were not sterilized or had tubal ligation, and who use this method every time.

How long have you been using a method to prevent
pregnancy every time you have intercourse?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 340 99 166 75


More than six months 292 76 146 70


6 months or less 48 23 20 5


Female Total 340 99 166 75


More than six months 292 76 146 70


6 months or less 48 23 20 5


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active, are using birth control now, but were not sterilized or had tubal ligation, and who use this method every time.