Key Statistics from the National Survey of Family Growth
|Percentage of women 15-44 years of age who remarry within 5 years of divorce||54%||38%|
|Percentage of women whose 2nd marriage disrupts within 5 years of the 2nd marriage||23%||31%|
2Special tabulation by NCHS
Note: This item cannot be updated with sufficient statistical reliability using 2011-2013 data. It will be updated when 4 years of data are available, covering 2011-2015.
NOTE: The“Calendar rhythm” method of contraception is when a woman's fertile period is determined by counting the days from the start of her menstrual period each month. The woman abstains from sexual intercourse on her fertile days or uses another contraceptive method.
Calendar rhythm method use among women 15-44 years of age who have ever had intercourse, 2011-2013:
- Percentage of women who have ever used the calendar rhythm method1: 16.6%
- Percentage of women currently using the calendar rhythm method2: 0.7%
1Special tabulation by NCHS
2Data Brief No. 173, Data Table Figure 2 [PDF - 639 KB]