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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1998

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies

What are your reasons for not using any birth control now?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44
I am not having sex 5.5 6.0 7.5 3.1
I want to get pregnant 33.2 50.0 39.7 20.4
I don?t want to use birth control 11.8 16.0 14.9 6.8
My husband or partner doesn?t want to use birth control 2.4 4.0 1.1 3.3
I don?t think I can get pregnant 13.9 6.0 14.4 16.1
I can?t pay for birth control .6 4.0

Other (specify) 32.7 14.0 22.4 50.4
Female I am not having sex 5.5 6.0 7.5 3.1
I want to get pregnant 33.2 50.0 39.7 20.4
I don?t want to use birth control 11.8 16.0 14.9 6.8
My husband or partner doesn?t want to use birth control 2.4 4.0 1.1 3.3
I don?t think I can get pregnant 13.9 6.0 14.4 16.1
I can?t pay for birth control .6 4.0

Other (specify) 32.7 14.0 22.4 50.4
Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who have not had a hysterectomy and are not pregnant and have had a sex partner and partner has not had a vasectomy
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What are your reasons for not using any birth control now?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44
Total 210 27 91 92
I am not having sex 14 2 8 4
I want to get pregnant 58 12 32 14
I don?t want to use birth control 22 3 14 5
My husband or partner doesn?t want to use birth control 6 1 1 4
I don?t think I can get pregnant 26 2 10 14
I can?t pay for birth control 1 1

Don?t know/Not sure 7 1 3 3
Other (specify) 67 4 22 41
Refused 9 1 1 7
Female Total 210 27 91 92
I am not having sex 14 2 8 4
I want to get pregnant 58 12 32 14
I don?t want to use birth control 22 3 14 5
My husband or partner doesn?t want to use birth control 6 1 1 4
I don?t think I can get pregnant 26 2 10 14
I can?t pay for birth control 1 1

Don?t know/Not sure 7 1 3 3
Other (specify) 67 4 22 41
Refused 9 1 1 7
Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who have not had a hysterectomy and are not pregnant and have had a sex partner and partner has not had a vasectomy