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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Does your health insurance pay for the birth control method you want to use?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 55.7 64.4 53.2 52.4


No 39.3 35.6 41.0 40.0


I don't want to use a method 5.1
5.8 7.7


Female Yes 55.7 64.4 53.2 52.4


No 39.3 35.6 41.0 40.0


I don't want to use a method 5.1
5.8 7.7


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who have not had hysterectomies, are not pregnant, are not sexually active, are using birth control other than tubal ligation or not using birth control, because partner doesn't want to use or is unable to pay for birth control.

Does your health insurance pay for the birth control method you want to use?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 608 117 251 240


Yes 292 72 120 100


No 201 33 89 79


I don't want to use a method 28
12 16


Don't know/Not sure 78 10 27 41


Refused 9 2 3 4


Female Total 608 117 251 240


Yes 292 72 120 100


No 201 33 89 79


I don't want to use a method 28
12 16


Don't know/Not sure 78 10 27 41


Refused 9 2 3 4


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who have not had hysterectomies, are not pregnant, are not sexually active, are using birth control other than tubal ligation or not using birth control, because partner doesn't want to use or is unable to pay for birth control.