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Use of Emergency Contraception

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the last year, have you used emergency birth control pills?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 59.5 47.1 65.0 100.0


No 40.5 52.9 35.0



Female Yes 59.5 47.1 65.0 100.0


No 40.5 52.9 35.0



Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are not using birth control or using birth control other than sterilization, and have used emergency birth control pills in the last 5 years.

In the last year, have you used emergency birth control pills?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 20 8 10 2


Yes 10 3 5 2


No 10 5 5



Female Total 20 8 10 2


Yes 10 3 5 2


No 10 5 5



Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are not using birth control or using birth control other than sterilization, and have used emergency birth control pills in the last 5 years.