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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
Was there a reason not to use a method of birth control?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-50
None 20.2 65.6 22.8 11.1 9.3
Sterility 58.5 6.8 45.0 70.4 80.1
Wanting pregnancy 7.2 9.6 14.0 6.1 .3
Same sex partner 1.6 1.4 3.3 1.1 .7
Other 10.3 11.7 12.5 9.1 9.4
Don't know/Not sure 1.0 3.1 1.7 .4
Refused 1.2 1.8 .7 1.8 .3
Male None 25.0 78.6 27.0 14.9 10.9
Sterility 51.3 1.8 31.2 65.0 76.0
Wanting pregnancy 8.3 3.7 16.6 9.4
Same sex partner 1.7 2.7 4.2 .7
Other 11.5 8.6 17.9 7.7 13.1
Don't know/Not sure 1.0 2.3 3.1

Refused 1.2 2.3
2.3
Female None 15.8 52.8 19.1 7.5 7.8
Sterility 65.2 11.8 57.2 75.4 83.9
Wanting pregnancy 6.2 15.5 11.8 3.1 .5
Same sex partner 1.6
2.6 1.5 1.4
Other 9.2 14.7 7.6 10.4 5.9
Don't know/Not sure .9 3.9 .4 .8
Refused 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3 .5
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 not used a method of birth control

Was there a reason not to use a method of birth control?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-50
Total 900 86 230 376 208
None 158 53 47 38 20
Sterility 537 4 103 267 163
Wanting pregnancy 67 8 39 19 1
Same sex partner 17 1 7 7 2
Other 97 13 27 36 21
Don't know/Not sure 11 4 5 2
Refused 13 3 2 7 1
Male Total 378 41 99 157 81
None 81 28 24 20 9
Sterility 199 1 33 105 60
Wanting pregnancy 34 2 20 12
Same sex partner 6 1 3 2
Other 46 5 15 14 12
Don't know/Not sure 6 2 4

Refused 6 2
4
Female Total 522 45 131 219 127
None 77 25 23 18 11
Sterility 338 3 70 162 103
Wanting pregnancy 33 6 19 7 1
Same sex partner 11
4 5 2
Other 51 8 12 22 9
Don't know/Not sure 5 2 1 2
Refused 7 1 2 3 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 not used a method of birth control
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