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When you got pregnant with your new baby, what kinds of birth control were you or your husband or partner using? Check all that apply.


Percent

Pill 44.6%
Condom 39.0%
Foam, jelly, cream 1.5%
Diaphragm .1%
Norplant
Shots (Depo-Provera) 9.0%
Shots (Lunelle) .3%
Withrawal 18.7%
IUD (Intrauterine Device) 2.2%
Natural Family Planning (Rhythm) 18.8%
Other 2.8%
(n = 280) Denominator is respondents who were using birth control when they got pregnant with their new baby 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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