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What kinds of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now? Check all that apply.


Tubes tied (sterilization) 11.2%
Vasectomy (sterilization) 3.7%
Pill 38.8%
Condoms 31.7%
Foam, Jelly, cream 3.7%
Diaphragm 1.2%
Norplant .1%
Shots (Depo-Provera) 11.0%
Shots (Lunelle) .6%
Withrawal 8.6%
IUD (Intrauterine Device) 5.6%
Natural Family Planning (Rhythm) 5.0%
Other 6.6%
(n = 1,036) Denominator is respondents who are using birth control now and who chose the responses above.

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from March 2002 through March 2003. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2002 through 12/31/2002.
  • The number of respondents (n) is the number of women who chose the responses above.
  • Percents may not add to 100.0 due to rounding.
*2002 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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