Variable Group: Contraceptive history

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This variable group provides information on the respondent's knowledge of how various contraceptive methods are used to prevent pregnancy, whether she has ever used any contraceptive method, whether she has ever used particular methods, the method(s) she used at her first sex, the method(s) she used at her last sex, the method(s) she is currently using, and where she obtained her current method(s). It also includes information on whether the respondent has ever taken birth control pills for medical reasons, what type of pill she has used most recently, and her frequency of intercourse over the last month. More complete measures of contraceptive use history are located in the contraceptive calendar.

Variables
IFSS_JELCRMSUP IFSS_FOAMALON IFSS_IUD IFSS_OTHRMETH
IFSS_NONSURG IFSS_LMCERV IFSS_LMCONDOM IFSS_LMDIAFRAGM
IFSS_LMFEMCON IFSS_LMFOAM IFSS_LMINJECT IFSS_LMIUD
IFSS_LMJELCRMSUP IFSS_LMMORN IFSS_LMMULT IFSS_LMOTHER
IFSS_LMNORP IFSS_LMPATCH IFSS_LMPILL IFSS_LMRHYTHM
IFSS_LMSPONGE IFSS_LMSTERILOP IFSS_LMVASECT IFSS_LMWITHDR
IFSS_MEDPILL IFSS_MORNPILL IFSS_MTHFSTSX2 IFSS_MTHFSTSX1
IFSS_MTHFSTSX3 IFSS_MTHFSTSX4 IFSS_EVERUSED IFSS_RHYTHM
IFSS_TODAYSPG IFSS_TEMPSAFE IFSS_CONDOM IFSS_PILL
IFSS_FMSPONGE IFSS_TYPALLFM IFSS_TYPALLLM IFSS_USEFSTSX
IFSS_HPPREGQ IFSS_USELSTSX IFSS_VASECTMY IFSS_WIDRAWAL
IFSS_WOCONDOM IFSS_INJECTABLES IFSS_KNOWCOND IFSS_KNOWDIAF
IFSS_KNOWFOAM IFSS_KNOWFSTER IFSS_KNOWIUD IFSS_KNOWJEL
IFSS_KNOWOTH IFSS_KNOWPILL IFSS_KNOWRHY IFSS_KNOWVSCT
IFSS_KNOWWTH IFSS_CMFIRSM IFSS_CERVLCAP IFSS_FREQSEX
IFSS_DIAFRAGM IFSS_PATCH IFSS_PILLBRAND IFSS_PILLDUR
IFSS_PLACCUR1 IFSS_PLACCUR2 IFSS_PLACGOTF2 IFSS_PLACGOTF1
IFSS_PLACCUR3 IFSS_PLACCUR4 IFSS_PLACGOTF3 IFSS_PLACGOTF4
IFSS_CURRMETH1 IFSS_CURRMETH2 IFSS_CURRMETH3 IFSS_CURRMETH4
IFSS_FEMSTER IFSS_NEWMETH IFSS_NORPLANT IFSS_FMCONDOM
IFSS_FMCERV IFSS_FIRSTIME IFSS_FMDIAFRAGM IFSS_FMFEMCON
IFSS_FMFOAM IFSS_FMINJECT IFSS_FMJELCRMSUP IFSS_FMIUD
IFSS_FMMORN IFSS_FMMULT IFSS_FMNORP IFSS_FMOTHER
IFSS_FMPATCH IFSS_FMPILL IFSS_FMRHYTHM IFSS_FMSTERILOP
IFSS_FMVASECT IFSS_FMWITHDR IFSS_AGEFSTUS

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