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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
From your understanding, would you say
the emergency birth control can be used . . .?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 61.5 59.3 59.5 65.6


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 2.8 2.7 3.2 2.3


Both of the above 15.1 14.7 15.3 15.1


Neither of the above 20.7 23.4 22.0 17.0


Female To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 61.5 59.3 59.5 65.6


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 2.8 2.7 3.2 2.3


Both of the above 15.1 14.7 15.3 15.1


Neither of the above 20.7 23.4 22.0 17.0


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are not using birth control or using birth control other than sterilization.

From your understanding, would you say
the emergency birth control can be used . . .?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 726 157 293 276


To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 340 79 138 123


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 13 3 6 4


Both of the above 83 17 37 29


Neither of the above 110 27 49 34


Don't know/Not sure 157 25 56 76


Refused 23 6 7 10


Female Total 726 157 293 276


To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 340 79 138 123


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 13 3 6 4


Both of the above 83 17 37 29


Neither of the above 110 27 49 34


Don't know/Not sure 157 25 56 76


Refused 23 6 7 10


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are not using birth control or using birth control other than sterilization.