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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
From your understanding, would you say
the 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 a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 56.1 49.8 55.7 60.3


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 1.8 .7 1.8 2.4


Both of the above 13.6 9.8 16.6 12.9


Neither of the above 28.6 39.7 25.9 24.4


Female To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 56.1 49.8 55.7 60.3


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 1.8 .7 1.8 2.4


Both of the above 13.6 9.8 16.6 12.9


Neither of the above 28.6 39.7 25.9 24.4


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are not using birth control or using birth control other than sterilization.

From your understanding, would you say
the emergency birth control can be used . . .?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 902 182 382 338


To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 400 74 166 160


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 11 1 5 5


Both of the above 97 16 48 33


Neither of the above 188 52 75 61


Don't know/Not sure 197 38 84 75


Refused 9 1 4 4


Female Total 902 182 382 338


To prevent a pregnancy up to 3 days after unprotected sex 400 74 166 160


To end a pregnancy several weeks after it has begun 11 1 5 5


Both of the above 97 16 48 33


Neither of the above 188 52 75 61


Don't know/Not sure 197 38 84 75


Refused 9 1 4 4


Denominator is:
All female respondents under the age of 45 who are not using birth control or using birth control other than sterilization.