What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting pregnant? Check all that apply.
||Tubes tied or closed (female sterilization)
|Vasectomy (male sterilization)
|Contraceptive Implant (Implanon)
|Shots once every 3 months (Depo-Provera)
|Contraceptive patch (OrthoEvra)
|Diaphragm, cervical cap, or sponge
|Cervical ring (NuvaRing or others)
|IUD (including Mirena)
|Rhythm method or natural family planning
|Withrawal (pulling out)
|Not having sex (abstinence)
|Emergency contraception (The "morning-after" pill)
|(n = 1,445) Denominator: respondents who are doing something to keep from getting pregnant now |
*2011 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.Return to Question Page
- All results are weighted.
- These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2011 through March 2012. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2011 through 12/31/2011.
- 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.