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Key Statistics from the National Survey of Family Growth - F Listing

 

Family planning services

 

20021 2006-20102 2011-20133
Percent of women 15-44 years of age who received at least one family planning or medical service from a medical care provider in the last 12 months 72.7% 70.0% 71.3%

Sources:

1Advance Data No. 350, Table 17 [PDF - 1.1 MB]

2NHSR No. 68, Table 1 [PDF - 288 KB]
 

3 Special tabulation by NCHS

 


 

 

Leading family planning services received among women 15-44 years of age

20021-2 2006-20103 2011-20134
Pap smear 64.4% 60.4% 56.5%
Pelvic exam 59.7% 55.2% 54.9%
Birth control method 33.9% 33.4% 32.6%
Birth control check-up or test 23.6% 22.3% 24.4%
Birth control counseling 18.6% 16.7% 18.0%
Pregnancy test 19.7% 18.6% 21.6%

Sources:

1 Advance Data, No. 350, Table 15 and 16 [PDF - 1.1 MB]

2 Series 23, No. 25, Table 87 and 88 [PDF - 4.7 MB]

3NHSR No. 68, Table 1 [PDF - 288 KB]
 

4Special tabulation by NCHS
 

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Fathers/Fatherhood

 

Fatherhood - See also Births (fathers)

 

20021 2006-20102
Percent of men 40-44 years of age with biological children 77.6% 76.4%

Sources:

1 Series 23, No. 26, Table 1 [PDF - 3.5 MB]

2 NHSR No. 51, Table 1 [PDF - 543 KB]

20021 2006-20102
Percentage of males who have ever fathered a biological child during their teen years (before 20 years of age) 15.3% 14.6%

Sources:

1Series 23, No. 26, Table 5 [PDF - 3.5 MB]

2NHSR No. 51, Table 7 [PDF - 543 KB]

 

Father involvement

 

Percentage of fathers 15-44 years of age who reported doing the specified activities several times a week or more in the last 4 weeks with their children:

Children under age 5 Resident fathers Nonresident fathers
20021 2006-20102 20021 2006-20102
Fed and ate meals with them 95.3% 95.9% 27.2% 30.0%
Bathed or dressed 82.4% 89.6% 26.0% 31.1%
Played with 97.7% 98.4% 34.0% 38.9%
Read to 56.3% 59.8% 17.1% 22.5%

Sources:

1Series 23, No. 26, Tables 67-70 [PDF - 3.5 MB]

2NHSR No. 71, Tables 2-5 [PDF - 371 KB]

 

Children aged 5-18 Resident fathers Nonresident fathers
20021 2006-20102 20021 2006-20102
Helped with homework 57.5% 62.7% 8.2% 13.6%
Talked about day 87.2% 92.5% 26.4% 35.7%
Took to and from activities 53.7% 54.4% 6.9% 11.2%
Ate meals with 94.4% 92.9% 18.5% 16.0%

Sources:

1Series 23, No. 26, Tables 71-74 [PDF - 3.5 MB]

2NHSR No. 71, Tables 2-5 [PDF - 371 KB]

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Forced intercourse

 

20021 2006-20102 2011-20132
Percent of women 18-44 years of age ever forced by a male to have sexual intercourse at some time in their lives 22.6% 20.3% 19.5%

(Based on the question): "Have you ever been forced by a male to have vaginal intercourse against your will?"

Sources:

1 Series 23, No. 25, Table 37 [PDF - 4.7 MB]

2 Special tabulation from NCHS

 

20021 2006-20102 2011-20132
Percent of men 18-44 years of age ever forced by a male or female to have sexual intercourse at some time in their lives 7.6% 6.4% 4.6%

(Based on the two questions): "At any time in your life, have you ever been forced by a female to have vaginal intercourse against your will?" and "At any time in your life, have you ever been forced by a male to have oral or anal sex against your will?"

Sources:

1Series 23, No. 26, Table 17 [PDF - 3.5 MB]

2Special tabulation by NCHS

 

20021 2006-20102 2011-20132
Percent of women 18-44 years of age who ever had sexual intercourse, whose first intercourse was not voluntary 8.3% 8.0% 6.7%

(Based on the question): "Would you say that this first vaginal intercourse was voluntary or not voluntary, that is, did you choose to have sex of your own free will or not?"

Sources:

1 Series 23, No. 25, Table 36 [PDF - 3.5 MB]
2 Special tabulation by NCHS

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