ASX8DA: BC/pill/IUD/Norplant, sex > once

When you had sexual intercourse in the past 12 months, how often did you or your partner use some other type of birth control device or medicine, such as the pill, a diaphragm, an IUD, or NORPLANT?

1 Never in past 12 months 32516.7%
2 Less than half the time 402.1%
3 About half of the time 392.0%
4 More than half the time 351.8%
5 Always 1045.3%
Missing Data
-2 Refused 90.5%
-1 Don't know 50.3%
. - 1,38771.3%
Total 1,944 100%

Based upon 543 valid cases out of 1,944 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 2.18
  • median: 1.00
  • mode: 1.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 5
  • standard deviation: 1.62

Location: 3315-3316 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

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


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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