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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1996

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1996

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What was the primary method of birth control?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Pills 48.0 60.8 54.1 40.0 23.7

Spermicides 4.1 2.5 5.0 4.4 3.4

Sponge 1.0
.9 1.1 3.4

Norplant 1.9 3.3 2.7 .6


Depo-provera 7.1 14.2 7.2 3.9 1.7

Other 26.5 13.3 23.4 32.2 47.5

Don't know 2.1 2.5 1.4 2.8 1.7

sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 6.7 .8 3.6 12.2 13.6

Refused 2.6 2.5 1.8 2.8 5.1

Male Pills 53.8 63.5 62.0 48.4 27.6

Spermicides 3.4 1.9 3.3 4.4 3.4

Sponge .4
1.1



Norplant 1.5 3.8 2.2



Depo-provera 6.8 17.3 6.5 3.3


Other 24.2 9.6 19.6 29.7 48.3

Don't know 3.4 3.8 2.2 4.4 3.4

sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 4.9
2.2 7.7 13.8

Refused 1.5
1.1 2.2 3.4

Female Pills 43.2 58.8 48.5 31.5 20.0

Spermicides 4.7 2.9 6.2 4.5 3.3

Sponge 1.6
.8 2.2 6.7

Norplant 2.2 2.9 3.1 1.1


Depo-provera 7.3 11.8 7.7 4.5 3.3

Other 28.4 16.2 26.2 34.8 46.7

Don't know .9 1.5 .8 1.1


sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 8.2 1.5 4.6 16.9 13.3

Refused 3.5 4.4 2.3 3.4 6.7

Denominator is: All survey respondents less than 50 years old and have had sexual intercourse in the last twelve months and said that they had used a method of birth control?



What was the primary method of birth control?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 581 120 222 180 59

Pills 279 73 120 72 14

Spermicides 24 3 11 8 2

Sponge 6
2 2 2

Norplant 11 4 6 1


Depo-provera 41 17 16 7 1

Other 154 16 52 58 28

Don't know 12 3 3 5 1

sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 39 1 8 22 8

Refused 15 3 4 5 3

Male Total 264 52 92 91 29

Pills 142 33 57 44 8

Spermicides 9 1 3 4 1

Sponge 1
1



Norplant 4 2 2



Depo-provera 18 9 6 3


Other 64 5 18 27 14

Don't know 9 2 2 4 1

sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 13
2 7 4

Refused 4
1 2 1

Female Total 317 68 130 89 30

Pills 137 40 63 28 6

Spermicides 15 2 8 4 1

Sponge 5
1 2 2

Norplant 7 2 4 1


Depo-provera 23 8 10 4 1

Other 90 11 34 31 14

Don't know 3 1 1 1


sterile/hysterectomy/tubal ligation/vasectomy 26 1 6 15 4

Refused 11 3 3 3 2

Denominator is: All survey respondents less than 50 years old and have had sexual intercourse in the last twelve months and said that they had used a method of birth control?
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