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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 35.5
I want to get pregnant 19.1
I don't want to use birth control 26.1
My husband or partner doesn't want to use anything 13.2
I don't think I can get pregnant (sterile) 12.1
I can't pay for birth control 4.4
I am pregnant now 0.7
Other 40.7
(n = 199)

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2008 through March 2009. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2008 through 12/31/2008.
  • 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.
*2008 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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