National Survey of Family Growth
The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) gathers information on family life, marriage and divorce, pregnancy, infertility, use of contraception, and men's and women's health. The survey results are used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and others to plan health services and health education programs, and to do statistical studies of families, fertility, and health. Links to some of those studies are included on this web site, under "Publications and Information Products."
Have you been selected to take part in the National Survey of Family Growth? Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found here.
- 2013-2015 NSFG Public Use Data Files (10/2016)
- Birth Expectations of U.S. Women Aged 15–44 (10/2016)
- Trends in Attitudes About Marriage, Childbearing, and Sexual Behavior: United States, 2002, 2006-2010, and 2011-2013 [PDF - 311 KB] (3/2016)
- Sexual Behavior, Sexual Attraction, and Sexual Orientation Among Adults Aged 18–44 in the United States: Data From the 2011–2013 National Survey of Family Growth [PDF - 332 KB] (1/2016)
- 2010 Pregnancy Rates Among U.S. Women (12/2015)
- Current Contraceptive Use and Variation by Selected Characteristics Among Women Aged 15–44:United States, 2011–2013 [PDF - 397 KB] (11/2015)
- Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Childbearing of Teenagers Aged 15–19 in the United States (7/2015)
- Page last reviewed: November 6, 2015
- Page last updated: July 22, 2015
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