National Survey of Family Growth

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

 

Patch

Percentage of women 15-44 who have ever used the contraceptive patch (among women who have ever had sexual intercourse), 2011-2015: 10.6% (0.41)

Source: Special tabulation by NCHS

 

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

 

20021 2006-20102 2011-20152
Percentage of women 15-44 years of age who have ever been treated for PID 5.1% 4.2% 3.4% (0.26)
Percentage of women 40-44 years of age who have ever been treated for PID 8.0% 5.1% 5.0% (0.76)

Sources:

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

2Special tabulation by NCHS

 

Pill (oral contraceptive pill)

  • Percentage of women 15-44 years of age in 2011-2015 who have ever used the oral contraceptive pill1 (among women who have ever had sexual intercourse): 79.3% (SE 0.74, 42.5 million).
  • Percentage of women 15-44 years of age in 2011-2015 who are currently using the pill2: 15.9% (SE 0.60, 9.8 million).

Source: Special tabulation by NCHS

 

Premarital sex

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

20021-2 2006-20103 2011-20153
Women (15-44 years of age) 84.9% 86.4% 88.8% (0.93)
Men (20-44 years of age) 91.3% 90.6% 89.9% (0.96)

Sources:

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

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

3Special tabulation by NCHS

NOTE: Estimates for men for 2006-2010 and 2011-2015 are limited to ages 20-44 following conventions of table 22 of Series 23, No. 26 showing 2002 NSFG data.

 

Page last reviewed: July 7, 2017