What are Women Using?

Ever wonder which methods of birth control are most popular?  This infographic shows you which methods are being used by US women.

Methods Used

Note: Most popular is NOT the same as most effective!

Reference: Jones J, Mosher W, Daniels K. Current contraceptive use in the United States 2006-2010, and changes in patterns of use since 1995. National health statistics reports; no 60. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2012.


2 thoughts on “What are Women Using?

  1. Choose Control says:

    I’m really hoping the coverage of birth control for ACA insurance plans (without patient cost-sharing) will help women access these otherwise expensive medications. But the overdramatization of side effects and risks may be deterring some women too.

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