Why were you or your husband or partner not using any birth control? Check all that apply.
||I wanted to get pregnant
|I didn't think I could get pregnant
|I had been having side effects from the birth control I used
|I didn't want to use birth control
|I didn't think I was going to have sex
|My husband or partner didn't want to use birth control
|(n = 1,372)|
Denominator is respondents who were not 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 November 1998 through October 1999. Child's dates of birth were from 8/1/98 through 8/9/99.
- 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.
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