Others titles

  • Contraceptive Use and Contraception Methods in The United States
  • Contraception in The United States

Keywords

  • US Contraception
  • Contraception in the United States
  • Contraceptive Use
  • Methods of Contraception

Contraceptive Use and Contraception Methods

The Contraceptive Use and Contraception Methods dataset includes data about contraceptive use and different contraception methods among women aged between 15 and 44 in the United States by race between 1986 and 2015.

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Description

The Contraceptive Use and Contraception Methods dataset lists Contraceptive use in the past month among women aged 15-44, by age, race and Hispanic origin, and method of contraception in the United States.

Starting with 1995 data, race-specific estimates are tabulated according to 1997 Revisions to the Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity and are not strictly comparable with estimates for earlier years. Starting with 1995 data, race-specific estimates are for persons who reported only one racial group. Prior to the data year 1995, data were tabulated according to the 1977 Standards.
Estimates for single-race categories prior to 1995 included persons who reported one race or, if they reported more than one race, identified one race as best representing their race.
All women include women of other or multiple races not shown separately.

Number and percent of women using contraception or not using contraception and sexually active include women using contraception in the month of the interview, or not using contraception in the month of interview but had sexual intercourse in the three months prior to the interview.

In 2011-2015, the birth control pill includes the oral contraceptive pill only. In previous years, includes the oral contraceptive pill and emergency contraception/morning-after pill.

In 2011-2015, Other methods include emergency contraception, female condom/vaginal pouch, foam, cervical cap, Today sponge, suppository or insert,
jelly or cream (without diaphragm), and other methods.
In 2006–2010, it includes the contraceptive ring, female condom/vaginal pouch, foam, cervical cap, Today-brand sponge, suppository or insert, jelly or cream (without diaphragm), and other methods.
In 2002, it includes female condom, foam, cervical cap, Today sponge, suppository or insert, jelly or cream (without diaphragm), or other methods.
In 1995, it includes the female condom or vaginal pouch, foam, cervical cap, Today sponge, suppository or insert, jelly or cream, or other methods.
In 1988 (in spreadsheet version), it includes foam, douche, Today sponge, suppository or insert, jelly or cream, or other methods.
In 1982, it includes foam, douche, suppository or insert, or other methods.

About this Dataset

Data Info

Date Created

2017-07

Last Modified

2017-07-18

Version

2017-07-18

Update Frequency

Irregular

Temporal Coverage

1986 to 2015

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs; US National Center for Health Statistics;

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Keywords

US Contraception, Contraception in the United States, Contraceptive Use, Methods of Contraception

Other Titles

Contraceptive Use and Contraception Methods in The United States, Contraception in The United States

Data Fields

Name Description Type Constraints
Contraception_DataDescription of the contraception data.stringrequired : 1
RaceRace of the womenstringrequired : 1
YearPeriod of statistics in yearsstringrequired : 1
AgeThe range of women by age.string-
Number_or_Percentage_of_WomenNumber or percentage of women among the race and age range according to concerned contraception data.numberlevel : Ratio
Standard_Error_For_Percentage_of_WomenStandard error for percentage of women among the race and age range according to concerned contraception data.numberlevel : Ratio

Data Preview

Contraception DataRaceYearAgeNumber or Percentage of WomenStandard Error For Percentage of Women
Number of women using contraception in thousandsAll women198215-44 54099
Number of women using contraception in thousandsAll women198815-44 57900
Number of women using contraception in thousandsAll women199515-44 60201
Number of women using contraception in thousandsAll women200215-44 61561
Number of women using contraception in thousandsAll women2006-201015-44 61755
Number of women using contraception in thousandsAll women2011-201515-44 61263
Number of women using contraception in thousandsNot Hispanic or Latina: White only198215-44 41279
Number of women using contraception in thousandsNot Hispanic or Latina: White only198815-44 42575
Number of women using contraception in thousandsNot Hispanic or Latina: White only199515-44 42154
Number of women using contraception in thousandsNot Hispanic or Latina: White only200215-44 39498