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Oregon PRAMS: 2010 Results
What were your reasons or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? Check all that apply.
Percent
I didn't mind if I got pregnant 50.6
I thought I could not get pregnant at that time 23.4
I had side effects from the birth control method I was using 10.5
I had problems getting birth control when I needed it 7.7
I thought my husband or partner or I was sterile (could not get pregnant at all) 9.9
My husband or partner didn't want to use anything 17.9
Other 22.8
(n = 413) Denominator: respondents who were not trying to get pregnant but who were not doing anything to keep from geting pregnant

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2010 through March 2011. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2010 through 12/31/2010.
  • 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.
*2010 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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