[Females]: What is your main reason for not doing anything
to keep you from getting pregnant?
[Males]: What is your main reason for not doing anything to
keep your partner from getting pregnant?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
Not sexually active / No partner 509 41.5 1.7 38.2 44.9
Didn't think was going to have sex / No regular partner 1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3
You want a pregnancy 78 8.0 1.0 6.1 9.9
You or your partner don't want to use birth control 12 0.9 0.3 0.4 1.4
You or your partner don't like birth control / fear side effects 5 0.6 0.3 0.1 1.2
You can't pay for birth control 3 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.8
Lapse in use of a method 3 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.7
Don't think you or your partner can get pregnant 52 5.1 0.7 3.7 6.6
You or your partner had tubes tied (sterilization) 84 7.7 0.9 6.0 9.5
You or your partner had a vasectomy (sterilization) 73 6.8 0.8 5.2 8.5
You or your partner had a hysterectomy 124 11.3 1.0 9.3 13.3
You or your partner are too old 28 2.8 0.5 1.7 3.9
You or your partner are currently breast-feeding 1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3
You or your partner just had a baby / postpartum 5 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.9
Other reason 85 7.6 0.9 5.9 9.3
Don't care if get pregnant 31 2.8 0.5 1.8 3.9
Same sex partner 11 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.5
Partner is pregnant now 21 2.6 0.6 1.4 3.8

Among non-pregnant females ages 18-44 or males ages 18-59
who are not using some type of birth control now, excluding
unknowns and refusals.