When you got pregnant with your new baby, what were you or your husband or partner using to keep from getting pregnant? Check all that apply.
||Tubes tied or closed (female sterilization)
|Vasectomy (male sterilization)
|Shot once every 3 months (Depo-Provera)
|Contraceptive implant (Implanon)
|Contraceptive patch (OrthoEvra)
|Diaphragm, cervical cap, or sponge
|Vaginal ring (NuvaRing)
|IUD (including Mirena)
|Rhythm method or natural family planning
|Withdrawal (pulling out)
|Not having sex (abstinence)
|Emergency contraception (The "morning-after" pill)
|(n = 392) Denominator: respondents who were not trying to get pregnant and were doing something to keep from getting pregnant |
*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.