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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1997

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1997

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What was the primary method of birth control?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-50
0 22.2 23.2 26.2 19.4 13.3
Pills 38.6 51.3 45.4 26.5 22.3
Spermicides 4.0 1.0 3.7 6.5 3.2
Sponge .4 1.2
.4
Norplant .4
1.1 .1
Depo-provera 7.2 18.8 5.3 2.6 2.5
Other 6.1 1.7 3.1 9.9 16.5
Don't know .5 1.2 .4 .4
sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 19.2 .7 13.3 33.1 39.6
Refused 1.3 .9 1.5 1.2 2.7
Male 0 25.4 37.0 28.7 18.8 10.3
Pills 36.0 39.9 42.2 30.1 24.8
Spermicides 2.7 .6 2.5 4.3 2.3
Norplant .7
1.9

Depo-provera 6.0 15.2 7.3 .6
Other 5.6 2.7 3.1 8.2 13.0
Don't know 1.1 2.6 .9 .7
sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 20.3
10.5 35.9 47.8
Refused 2.1 2.0 2.9 1.5 1.8
Female 0 19.0 11.4 23.6 19.9 17.3
Pills 41.2 61.1 48.8 22.8 19.0
Spermicides 5.3 1.3 4.9 8.9 4.4
Sponge .8 2.2
.8
Norplant .1
.2 .2
Depo-provera 8.4 22.0 3.2 4.7 5.8
Other 6.6 .9 3.0 11.6 21.0
sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 18.0 1.3 16.2 30.1 28.8
Refused .5

.8 3.8
Denominator is: All survey respondents less than 50 years old and have had sexual intercourse in the last twelve months and said that they had used a method of birth control?

What was the primary method of birth control?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-50
Total 792 147 310 269 66
0 188 45 84 51 8
Pills 303 73 144 72 14
Spermicides 33 2 12 16 3
Sponge 2 1
1
Norplant 4
3 1
Depo-provera 43 20 13 9 1
Other 53 2 9 29 13
Don't know 4 2 1 1
sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 152 1 40 86 25
Refused 10 1 4 3 2
Male Total 378 75 144 124 35
0 102 33 42 23 4
Pills 141 30 64 38 9
Spermicides 11 1 4 5 1
Norplant 2
2

Depo-provera 15 7 7 1
Other 22 1 5 11 5
Don't know 4 2 1 1
sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 73
15 43 15
Refused 8 1 4 2 1
Female Total 414 72 166 145 31
0 86 12 42 28 4
Pills 162 43 80 34 5
Spermicides 22 1 8 11 2
Sponge 2 1
1
Norplant 2
1 1
Depo-provera 28 13 6 8 1
Other 31 1 4 18 8
sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 79 1 25 43 10
Refused 2

1 1
Denominator is: All survey respondents less than 50 years old and have had sexual intercourse in the last twelve months and said that they had used a method of birth control?
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