Current Contraceptive Use by Women, 15 to 44 Years of Age: 1995 and 2002

Added By Infochimps

The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to their rows and columns.

A few files had extraneous characters in the title. These were corrected to be consistent. A few files have a sheet of crufty gibberish in the first slot. The sheet order was shuffled but no data were changed.

The tables that were changed (this is table 95):

0166 0257 0362 0429 0445 0446 0459 0461 0462 0464 0465 0466 0467
0469 0479 0480 0481 0482 0483 0484 0485 0486 0487 0559 0628 0629
1144 1227 1231

This dataset consists of a table of 38 rows and 16 columns.

In percent, except total. 60,201 represents 60,201,000. Based on the National Survey of Family Growth; see Appendix III


  1. Includes other races not shown separately.
  2. Includes women who are currently cohabiting, not shown separately.
  3. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
  4. Percents may not add to the total who were using contraception because more than one method
    could have been used in the month of interview.
  5. Includes implants, injectables, morning-after-pill, suppository, Today™ sponge and less frequently used methods.
  6. Persons sterile from illness, accident, or congenital conditions.


Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.