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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
From your understanding, would you say
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 pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 44.2 36.9 49.1 43.5


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 2.2
3.2 2.4


Both of the above 15.8 12.4 13.4 19.9


Neither of the above 37.8 50.7 34.2 34.2


Male To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 44.2 36.9 49.1 43.5


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 2.2
3.2 2.4


Both of the above 15.8 12.4 13.4 19.9


Neither of the above 37.8 50.7 34.2 34.2


Denominator is:
All male respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active, whose sex partners are not pregnant, and are using birth control with their partners other than vasectomy or who are not using birth control.

From your understanding, would you say
emergency birth control can be used?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 534 93 230 211


To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 165 28 75 62


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 8
5 3


Both of the above 63 8 24 31


Neither of the above 130 32 54 44


Don't know/Not sure 160 24 67 69


Refused 8 1 5 2


Male Total 534 93 230 211


To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 165 28 75 62


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 8
5 3


Both of the above 63 8 24 31


Neither of the above 130 32 54 44


Don't know/Not sure 160 24 67 69


Refused 8 1 5 2


Denominator is:
All male respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active, whose sex partners are not pregnant, and are using birth control with their partners other than vasectomy or who are not using birth control.