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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What are your reasons for not using any birth control now?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
I am not having sex 8.7 22.2 12.9 3.5


I want my wife or partner to get pregnant 23.5 27.8 39.0 11.4


I don't want to use birth control 13.3 16.7 10.9 14.6


My wife or partner doesn't want to use birth control 1.7
2.0 1.7


I don't think my wife or partner can get pregnant 14.8 11.1 6.0 22.0


I can't pay for birth control 1.2

2.2


Other 36.8 22.2 29.3 44.6


Male I am not having sex 8.7 22.2 12.9 3.5


I want my wife or partner to get pregnant 23.5 27.8 39.0 11.4


I don't want to use birth control 13.3 16.7 10.9 14.6


My wife or partner doesn't want to use birth control 1.7
2.0 1.7


I don't think my wife or partner can get pregnant 14.8 11.1 6.0 22.0


I can't pay for birth control 1.2

2.2


Other 36.8 22.2 29.3 44.6


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

What are your reasons for not using any birth control now?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 131 13 55 63


I am not having sex 12 2 7 3


I want my wife or partner to get pregnant 25 2 17 6


I don't want to use birth control 16 1 6 9


My wife or partner doesn't want to use birth control 2
1 1


I don't think my wife or partner can get pregnant 20 1 3 16


I can't pay for birth control 1

1


Don't know/Not sure 9 3 4 2


Other 40 2 16 22


Refused 6 2 1 3


Male Total 131 13 55 63


I am not having sex 12 2 7 3


I want my wife or partner to get pregnant 25 2 17 6


I don't want to use birth control 16 1 6 9


My wife or partner doesn't want to use birth control 2
1 1


I don't think my wife or partner can get pregnant 20 1 3 16


I can't pay for birth control 1

1


Don't know/Not sure 9 3 4 2


Other 40 2 16 22


Refused 6 2 1 3


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