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Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant? (Some things people do to keep from getting pregnant include having their tubes tied or their partner having a vasectomy, using birth control methods like the pill, Norplant, shots [Depo-Provera], condoms, diaphragm, foam, IUD, and not having sex at certain times [rhythm].)


No 14.9%
Yes 85.1%
(n = 1,328)

  • 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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