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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

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 4.9 7.7 5.5 2.3


I want to get pregnant 29.9 25.8 40.9 21.1


I don't want to use birth control 7.2 2.2 12.8 4.7


My husband or partner doesn't want to use birth control 1.8 2.2 1.8 1.6


I don't think I can get pregnant 15.7 19.8 8.5 20.3


I can't pay for birth control 2.2 6.6 1.2



7 1.3
1.2 2.3


21 1.4 5.5




Other (specify) 35.7 30.2 28.0 47.7


Female I am not having sex 4.9 7.7 5.5 2.3


I want to get pregnant 29.9 25.8 40.9 21.1


I don't want to use birth control 7.2 2.2 12.8 4.7


My husband or partner doesn't want to use birth control 1.8 2.2 1.8 1.6


I don't think I can get pregnant 15.7 19.8 8.5 20.3


I can't pay for birth control 2.2 6.6 1.2



7 1.3
1.2 2.3


21 1.4 5.5




Other (specify) 35.7 30.2 28.0 47.7


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active and are not using birth control.

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 214 43 89 82


I am not having sex 13 3 7 3


I want to get pregnant 57 11 33 13


I don't want to use birth control 15 1 10 4


My husband or partner doesn't want to use birth control 4 1 2 1


I don't think I can get pregnant 28 5 6 17


I can't pay for birth control 4 3 1



7 2
1 1


21 1 1




Don't know/Not sure 11 4 3 4


Other (specify) 76 14 26 36


Refused 3

3


Female Total 214 43 89 82


I am not having sex 13 3 7 3


I want to get pregnant 57 11 33 13


I don't want to use birth control 15 1 10 4


My husband or partner doesn't want to use birth control 4 1 2 1


I don't think I can get pregnant 28 5 6 17


I can't pay for birth control 4 3 1



7 2
1 1


21 1 1




Don't know/Not sure 11 4 3 4


Other (specify) 76 14 26 36


Refused 3

3


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active and are not using birth control.