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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1998

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies

What kinds of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44
Tubes tied (sterilization) 18.2 3.8 14.2 28.8
Vasectomy (sterilization) 20.5 1.8 10.5 38.4
Pill 28.6 45.8 38.1 12.0
Condoms 16.4 23.4 18.4 11.2
Foam, jelly, cream 1.4 .6 1.6 1.6
Diaphragm 1.8 2.1 1.6 1.7
Norplant 1.1 2.3 1.2 .4
Shots (depo-provera) 6.0 12.9 7.1 1.6
Withdrawal .3 .6
.4
Other (specify) 5.7 6.7 7.4 3.8
Female Tubes tied (sterilization) 18.2 3.8 14.2 28.8
Vasectomy (sterilization) 20.5 1.8 10.5 38.4
Pill 28.6 45.8 38.1 12.0
Condoms 16.4 23.4 18.4 11.2
Foam, jelly, cream 1.4 .6 1.6 1.6
Diaphragm 1.8 2.1 1.6 1.7
Norplant 1.1 2.3 1.2 .4
Shots (depo-provera) 6.0 12.9 7.1 1.6
Withdrawal .3 .6
.4
Other (specify) 5.7 6.7 7.4 3.8
Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who have not had a hysterectomy and are not pregnant
and have had a sex partner and are currently using birth control
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What kinds of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44
Total 933 173 342 418
Tubes tied (sterilization) 186 8 51 127
Vasectomy (sterilization) 180 2 33 145
Pill 261 79 128 54
Condoms 138 41 60 37
Foam, jelly, cream 12 1 5 6
Diaphragm 17 3 6 8
Norplant 8 3 3 2
Shots (depo-provera) 53 22 25 6
Withdrawal 3 1
2
Other (specify) 56 12 26 18
Refused 19 1 5 13
Female Total 933 173 342 418
Tubes tied (sterilization) 186 8 51 127
Vasectomy (sterilization) 180 2 33 145
Pill 261 79 128 54
Condoms 138 41 60 37
Foam, jelly, cream 12 1 5 6
Diaphragm 17 3 6 8
Norplant 8 3 3 2
Shots (depo-provera) 53 22 25 6
Withdrawal 3 1
2
Other (specify) 56 12 26 18
Refused 19 1 5 13
Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who have not had a hysterectomy and are not pregnant
and have had a sex partner and are currently using birth control