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107. Contraceptive Use by Women, 15 to 44 Years of Age: 1995

[Based on samples of the female population of the United States; see source for details. See Appendix III]

 
1990 1990
Contraceptive status Age Race Marital Status
and method      
Non-Hispanic Curr- Form-
All 15-24 25-34 35-44 Never ently erly
women 1 years years years White Black Hispanic married married married
 
 
    All women (1,000) 58,381 17,637 21,728 19,016 42,968 7,510 5,500 20,788 30,561 7,033
 
  PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
 
Sterile 2 32.1 3.8 26.4 64.6 32.9 34.0 27.5 7.1 46.0 45.2
  Surgically sterile 30.2 3.1 24.8 61.1 31.2 31.4 23.9 5.7 43.9 42.3
    Noncontraceptively sterile 3 5.2 0.3 2.7 12.5 5.4 6.5 3.2 1.1 6.6 10.9
    Contraceptively sterile 4 25.0 2.8 22.1 48.6 25.8 24.9 20.7 4.6 37.3 31.4
  Nonsurgically sterile 5 1.9 0.7 1.6 3.5 1.7 2.6 3.6 1.4 2.1 2.9
Pregnant, postpartum 5.4 7.0 7.9 1.2 5.2 5.5 7.7 3.4 7.3 3.1
Seeking pregnancy 4.0 1.8 7.6 2.0 3.7 4.7 5.1 1.1 6.6 1.5
Other nonusers 24.2 46.4 17.1 12.0 23.6 22.1 28.3 50.0 6.6 24.4
  Never had intercourse 9.4 26.4 2.8 1.3 8.7 7.0 16.4 26.4 0 0
  No intercourse in last month 6 7.0 7.7 7.1 6.4 7.2 7.5 5.1 12.5 0.6 18.9
  Had intercourse in last month 6 7.8 12.3 7.2 4.3 7.7 7.6 6.8 11.1 6.0 5.5
Nonsurgical contraceptors 34.3 41.2 41.3 20.1 34.6 33.8 31.7 38.5 33.3 25.8
  Pill 16.9 23.9 22.0 4.7 17.3 16.7 16.4 21.7 14.5 12.8
  IUD 0.8 0.2 0.4 1.8 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.4 1.0 1.4
  Diaphragm 1.7 0.2 2.3 2.4 1.8 1.0 0.8 0.3 2.9 0.5
  Condom 10.5 13.9 11.0 6.7 10.3 11.4 8.9 13.0 9.9 5.6
  Periodic abstinence 1.6 1.0 2.0 1.6 1.6 0.7 1.9 0.8 2.4 0.4
    Natural family planning 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0 0 0 0.4 0
  Withdrawal 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.1
  Other methods 7 2.3 1.4 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.8 2.3 1.6 2.1 5.0
 
 
1995 1995
 
Contraceptive status Age Race Marital Status
and method      
Non-Hispanic Curr- Form-
  All 15-24 25-34 35-44 Never ently erly
women 1 years years years White Black Hispanic married married married
 
 
    All women (1,000) 60,201 18,002 20,758 21,440 42,522 8,210 6,702 22,679 29,673 7,849
 
  PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
 
Sterile 2 29.7 2.6 25.0 57.0 30.2 31.5 28.4 6.9 43.2 45.1
  Surgically sterile 27.9 1.8 23.6 54.0 28.5 29.7 26.3 5.7 41.1 42.5
    Noncontraceptively sterile 3 3.1 0.1 1.2 7.4 3.2 3.7 2.3 0.9 4.1 5.8
    Contraceptively sterile 4 24.8 1.7 22.4 46.6 25.3 26.0 24.0 4.8 37.0 36.7
  Nonsurgically sterile 5 1.7 0.7 1.3 2.8 1.6 1.8 2.0 1.1 2.0 2.2
Pregnant, postpartum 4.6 5.9 6.9 1.3 4.3 4.5 6.3 3.1 6.4 1.9
Seeking pregnancy 4.0 2.1 6.2 3.5 3.7 4.6 4.0 1.5 6.4 2.1
Other nonusers 22.3 44.4 13.3 12.6 21.1 23.1 26.3 46.8 4.7 18.4
  Never had intercourse 10.9 30.8 3.4 1.4 10.4 8.9 12.1 28.9 0 0
  No intercourse in last month 6 6.2 7.0 5.3 6.5 5.7 7.2 8.6 11.5 0.5 12.7
  Had intercourse in last month 6 5.2 6.6 4.6 4.7 5.0 7.0 5.6 6.4 4.2 5.7
Nonsurgical contraceptors 39.7 45.0 49.1 26.1 41.2 36.1 35.1 41.8 39.7 32.4
  Pill 17.3 23.1 23.7 6.3 18.8 14.8 13.6 20.4 15.6 14.6
  IUD 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.3 0.7 0.4
  Diaphragm 1.2 0.2 1.2 2.0 1.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 1.8 0.9
  Condom 13.1 13.9 15.0 10.7 13.0 12.5 12.1 13.9 13.3 10.1
  Periodic abstinence 1.5 0.5 1.8 2.0 1.6 0.7 1.3 0.6 2.3 0.7
    Natural family planning 0.2 0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0 0.1 0 0.4 0
  Withdrawal 2.0 1.6 2.3 1.9 2.1 0.9 2.0 1.5 2.3 1.8
  Other methods 7 3.9 5.6 4.2 2.1 3.4 6.2 4.7 4.6 3.3 3.9





1 Includes other races not shown separately. 2 Total sterile includes male sterile for unknown reasons for 1995.
3 Persons who had sterilizing operation and who gave as one reason that they had medical problems with their female organs.
4 Includes all other sterilization operations, and sterilization of the husband or current partner.
5 Persons sterile from illness, accident, or congenital conditions.
6 Data for 1995 refer to no intercourse in the 3 months prior to interview.
7 For 1990 these include douche, suppository and less frequently used methods. For 1995, includes implants, injectables, morning-after-pill, suppository, Today(TM) sponge and less frequently used methods.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, special tabulations from the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nsfg.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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