ZSX8BA: FC used rhythm method (had sex>1 time)

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 401.9%
2 Less than half the time 110.5%
3 About half of the time 90.4%
4 More than half the time 70.3%
5 Always 572.6%
Missing Data
-2 Refused 20.1%
. - 2,03294.2%
Total 2,158 100%

Based upon 124 valid cases out of 2,158 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 3.24
  • median: 4.00
  • mode: 5.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 5
  • standard deviation: 1.80

Location: 2213-2214 (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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