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Use of Emergency Birth Control

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the last year, have you used emergency birth control pills?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 46.3 70.5 7.1 25.0


No 53.7 29.5 92.9 75.0


Female Yes 46.3 70.5 7.1 25.0


No 53.7 29.5 92.9 75.0


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are not using birth control or using birth control other than sterilization, and have used emergency birth control pills in the last 5 years.

In the last year, have you used emergency birth control pills?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 26 13 8 5


Yes 12 9 1 2


No 14 4 7 3


Female Total 26 13 8 5


Yes 12 9 1 2


No 14 4 7 3


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are not using birth control or using birth control other than sterilization, and have used emergency birth control pills in the last 5 years.