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Percentage of women 15-44 who have ever had intercourse and who have ever used the contraceptive patch, 2006-2010: 10.4%

Source: NHSR No. 62, Table 1 [PDF - 251 KB]

 

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

 

  20021 2006-20102
Percentage of women 15-44 years of age who have ever been treated for PID 5.1% 4.2%
Percentage of women 40-44 years of age who have ever been treated for PID 8.0% 5.1%

Sources:

1Series 23, No. 25, Table 107 [PDF - 4.7 MB]

2Special tabulation by NCHS

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Pill (oral contraceptive pill)

  • Percentage of women 15-44 years of age in 2006-2010 who have ever used the oral contraceptive pill1 (among women who have ever had sex): 81.9% (43.8 million).
  • Percentage of women 15-44 years of age in 2006-2010 who are currently using the pill2: 17.1% (10.6 million).

Sources:

1 NHSR No. 62, Table 1 [PDF - 251 KB]
2 NHSR No. 60, Table 1 [PDF - 443 KB]

 

Premarital sex

Percentage of ever-married men and women who had premarital intercourse:

  20021-2 2006-20103
Women (15-44 years of age) 84.9% 86.4%
Men (20-44 years of age) 91.3% 90.6%

Sources:

1Series 23, No. 25, Table 42 [PDF - 4.7 MB]

2Series 23, No. 26, Table 22 [PDF - 3.5 MB]

3Special tabulation by NCHS

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