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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
From your understanding, how would you say emergency birth control can be used?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 35.5 37.5 40.7 28.5


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 2.0 2.0 3.4 .4


Both of the above 11.7 16.2 7.7 13.2


Neither of the above 24.8 21.7 24.5 27.2


Don't know/Not sure 26.0 22.6 23.7 30.7


Male To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 35.5 37.5 40.7 28.5


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 2.0 2.0 3.4 .4


Both of the above 11.7 16.2 7.7 13.2


Neither of the above 24.8 21.7 24.5 27.2


Don't know/Not sure 26.0 22.6 23.7 30.7


Denominator is:
All male respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active, whose sex partners are not pregnant, and are using birth control with their partners other than vasectomy or who are not using birth control.

From your understanding, how would you say emergency birth control can be used?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 549 122 215 212


To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 201 45 92 64


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 9 2 6 1


Both of the above 61 19 16 26


Neither of the above 129 27 49 53


Don't know/Not sure 144 29 49 66


Refused 5
3 2


Male Total 549 122 215 212


To prevent pregnancy up to three days after unprotected sex 201 45 92 64


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 9 2 6 1


Both of the above 61 19 16 26


Neither of the above 129 27 49 53


Don't know/Not sure 144 29 49 66


Refused 5
3 2


Denominator is:
All male respondents under the age of 45 who are sexually active, whose sex partners are not pregnant, and are using birth control with their partners other than vasectomy or who are not using birth control.