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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
From your understanding, how 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 52.1 56.3 53.2 48.4


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun .9
1.5 1.1


Both of the above 12.4 13.7 7.3 15.9


Neither of the above 18.4 20.7 19.3 16.2


Don't know/Not sure 16.2 9.3 18.7 18.5


Female To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 52.1 56.3 53.2 48.4


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun .9
1.5 1.1


Both of the above 12.4 13.7 7.3 15.9


Neither of the above 18.4 20.7 19.3 16.2


Don't know/Not sure 16.2 9.3 18.7 18.5


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, how 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 604 122 224 258


To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 315 70 121 124


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


Both of the above 76 19 19 38


Neither of the above 104 22 41 41


Don't know/Not sure 98 11 39 48


Refused 5
1 4


Female Total 604 122 224 258


To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 315 70 121 124


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


Both of the above 76 19 19 38


Neither of the above 104 22 41 41


Don't know/Not sure 98 11 39 48


Refused 5
1 4


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