Birth Control Methods
c = CDC Core Question, o = CDC Optional Question, s = State-Added Question
Are you or your [husband/wife/partner] doing anything now to keep [you/her] from getting pregnant? Some things people do to keep from getting pregnant include not having sex at certain times, using birth control methods such as the pill, Norplant, shots or Depo-provera, condoms, diaphragm, foam, IUD, having their tubes tied, or having a vasectomy.
 
Are you or your [fill in (husband/partner)] using any kind of birth control now? Birth control means having your tubes tied, vasectomy, the pill, condoms, diaphragm, foam, rhythm, Norplant, shots (Depo-provera) or any other way to keep from getting pregnant.
1998o
 
Are you or your [fill in (wife/partner)] using any kind of birth control now? Birth control means having your tubes tied, vasectomy, the pill, condoms, diaphragm, foam, rhythm, Norplant, shots (Depo-provera) or any other way to keep from getting pregnant.
1998s
 
Some things people do to keep from getting pregnant include not having sex at certain times, using birth control methods such as the pill, Norplant, shots or Depo-provera, condoms, diaphragm, foam, IUD, having their tubes tied, or having a vasectomy. Are you or your [husband/wife/partner] doing anything now to keep [you/her] from getting pregnant?
 
The last time you had sexual intercourse, was the condom used ..
  • To prevent pregnancy
  • To prevent diseases like syphilis, gonorrhea, and AIDS
  • For both of these reasons
  • For some other reason
1997s
 
Was a condom used the last time you had sexual intercourse?
1997s
 
What are you or your [if female husband/partner; if male, insert wife/partner] doing now to keep [if female, insert "you"; insert "her" if male] from getting pregnant?
 
What are your reasons for not using any birth control now?
1998o
 
What is the main reason for not doing anything to keep [if female husband/partner; if male, insert wife/partner] from getting pregnant?
 
[Females] What is your main reason for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?
[Males]What is your main reason for not doing anything to keep your partner from getting pregnant? 
 
What kinds of birth control are you or your [fill in (husband/partner)] using now?
1998o
 
What kinds of birth control are you or your [fill in (wife/partner)] using now?
1998s
 
What other method are you also using to prevent pregnancy?