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What are your reasons for not using any birth control now?
Check all that apply.


I am not having sex 40.8%
I want to get pregnant 6.4%
I don't want to use birth control 24.3%
My husband or partner doesn't what to use birth control 7.5%
I don't think I can get pregnant 3.4%
I can't pay for birth control 4.3%
I am pregnant now .4%
Other 28.5%
(n = 368)
Denominator is respondents who are not using any birth control now and who chose the responses above.

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from March 2001 through January 2002. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2001 through 11/04/2001.
  • The number of respondents (n) is the number of women who chose the responses above.
  • Percents may not add to 100.0 due to rounding.

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