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Oregon PRAMS: 1998-99 Results
Why were you or your husband or partner not using any birth control? Check all that apply.

Percent

I wanted to get pregnant 64.2%
I didn't think I could get pregnant 13.1%
I had been having side effects from the birth control I used 10.3%
I didn't want to use birth control 9.7%
I didn't think I was going to have sex 3.9%
My husband or partner didn't want to use birth control 5.7%
Other 11.2%
(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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