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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
Was there a reason not to use a method of birth control?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
None 23.3 57.3 29.0 16.7 15.5

Sterility 54.5 3.7 35.7 65.4 77.2

Wanting pregnancy 7.1 13.4 14.9 4.3


Same sex partner 2.0 1.2 2.4 1.9 2.1

Other 9.7 20.7 12.5 8.1 4.7

Don't know/Not sure 1.8 3.7 3.5 1.2


Refused 1.7
2.0 2.4 .5

Male None 31.0 68.6 39.6 22.2 22.6

Sterility 45.9 2.9 23.4 56.7 68.8

Wanting pregnancy 7.1 11.4 16.2 4.1


Same sex partner 1.7
1.8 1.2 3.2

Other 9.5 14.3 9.9 10.5 5.4

Don't know/Not sure 2.9 2.9 6.3 2.3


Refused 2.0
2.7 2.9


Female None 17.4 48.9 20.8 12.9 9.0

Sterility 61.0 4.3 45.1 71.4 85.0

Wanting pregnancy 7.1 14.9 13.9 4.4


Same sex partner 2.2 2.1 2.8 2.4 1.0

Other 9.8 25.5 14.6 6.5 4.0

Don't know/Not sure .9 4.3 1.4 .4


Refused 1.5
1.4 2.0 1.0

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 not used a method of birth control



Was there a reason not to use a method of birth control?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 949 82 255 419 193

None 221 47 74 70 30

Sterility 517 3 91 274 149

Wanting pregnancy 67 11 38 18


Same sex partner 19 1 6 8 4

Other 92 17 32 34 9

Don't know/Not sure 17 3 9 5


Refused 16
5 10 1

Male Total 410 35 111 171 93

None 127 24 44 38 21

Sterility 188 1 26 97 64

Wanting pregnancy 29 4 18 7


Same sex partner 7
2 2 3

Other 39 5 11 18 5

Don't know/Not sure 12 1 7 4


Refused 8
3 5


Female Total 539 47 144 248 100

None 94 23 30 32 9

Sterility 329 2 65 177 85

Wanting pregnancy 38 7 20 11


Same sex partner 12 1 4 6 1

Other 53 12 21 16 4

Don't know/Not sure 5 2 2 1


Refused 8
2 5 1

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 not used a method of birth control
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