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What were your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?
(a) a) I didn't mind if I got pregnant 43.7%
b) I thought I cannot get pregnant at that time 26.0%
c) I had side effects from the birth control method I was using 9.5%
d) I had problems getting birth control when I needed it 11.2%
e) I thought that my husband or partner or I was sterile 7.8%
f) My husband or partner didn't want to use anything 13.9%
g) Other 21.0%
a (n = 484)

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2004 through March 2005. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2004 through 12/31/2004.
  • 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.
*2004 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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