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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What are your reasons for not using any birth control now?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
I am not having sex 10.4 31.5 7.7 4.2


I want my wife or partner to get pregnant 14.0
20.6 13.1


I don't want to use birth control 11.4 14.5 14.2 7.1


My wife or partner doesn't want to use birth control 2.9 7.3 1.7 2.4


I don't think my wife or partner can get pregnant 17.5 14.5 10.3 26.2


I can't pay for birth control 1.4
3.4



Other 42.4 32.1 42.1 47.0


Male I am not having sex 10.4 31.5 7.7 4.2


I want my wife or partner to get pregnant 14.0
20.6 13.1


I don't want to use birth control 11.4 14.5 14.2 7.1


My wife or partner doesn't want to use birth control 2.9 7.3 1.7 2.4


I don't think my wife or partner can get pregnant 17.5 14.5 10.3 26.2


I can't pay for birth control 1.4
3.4



Other 42.4 32.1 42.1 47.0


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

What are your reasons for not using any birth control now?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 134 19 62 53


I am not having sex 11 2 5 4


I want my wife or partner to get pregnant 19
13 6


I don't want to use birth control 14 3 8 3


My wife or partner doesn't want to use birth control 3 1 1 1


I don't think my wife or partner can get pregnant 20 2 6 12


I can't pay for birth control 2
2



Don't know/not sure 12 3 3 6


Other 50 7 23 20


Refused 3 1 1 1


Male Total 134 19 62 53


I am not having sex 11 2 5 4


I want my wife or partner to get pregnant 19
13 6


I don't want to use birth control 14 3 8 3


My wife or partner doesn't want to use birth control 3 1 1 1


I don't think my wife or partner can get pregnant 20 2 6 12


I can't pay for birth control 2
2



Don't know/not sure 12 3 3 6


Other 50 7 23 20


Refused 3 1 1 1


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