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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? Check all that apply.


I am not having sex 41.2%
I want to get pregnant 13.1%
I don't want to use birth control 21.6%
My husband or partner doesn't want to use anything 13.0%
I don't think I can get pregnant (sterile) 6.2%
I can't pay for birth control 10.7%
I am pregnant now .3%
Other 32.9%
(n = 234)

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2003 through March 2004. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2003 through 12/31/2003.
  • 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.
*2003 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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