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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 pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 50.2 48.4 47.2 54.3


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 2.9 1.6 3.9 2.7


Both of the above 17.8 16.3 18.6 17.9


Neither of the above 29.1 33.7 30.3 25.1


Male To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 50.2 48.4 47.2 54.3


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 2.9 1.6 3.9 2.7


Both of the above 17.8 16.3 18.6 17.9


Neither of the above 29.1 33.7 30.3 25.1


Denominator is:
All male respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active, whose sex partners are not pregnant, and are using birth control with their partners other than vasectomy or who are not using birth control.

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 572 103 237 232


To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 207 38 88 81


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 13 1 8 4


Both of the above 75 13 33 29


Neither of the above 117 26 52 39


Don't know/Not sure 153 23 54 76


Refused 7 2 2 3


Male Total 572 103 237 232


To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 207 38 88 81


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 13 1 8 4


Both of the above 75 13 33 29


Neither of the above 117 26 52 39


Don't know/Not sure 153 23 54 76


Refused 7 2 2 3


Denominator is:
All male respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active, whose sex partners are not pregnant, and are using birth control with their partners other than vasectomy or who are not using birth control.