ASX8BA: BC/rhythm method, sex > once

When you had sexual intercourse in the past 12 months, how often did you or your partner use the rhythm or "safe period" method for birth control?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Never in past 12 months 29315.1%
2 Less than half the time 341.7%
3 About half of the time 522.7%
4 More than half the time 251.3%
5 Always 1286.6%
Missing Data
-2 Refused 120.6%
-1 Don't know 130.7%
. - 1,38771.3%
Total 1,944 100%

Based upon 532 valid cases out of 1,944 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 2.36
  • median: 1.00
  • mode: 1.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 5
  • standard deviation: 1.70

Location: 3311-3312 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: -2 , -1 , .

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Welfare, Children, and Families: A Three-City Study.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.

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