Top Facts & Statistics
99%of sexually active American women 15–44 have used a contraceptive method other than natural family planning
2-12%increase in contraceptive users who relied on a long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) method between 2002 and 2012
30years the average U.S. woman uses contraceptives to attain her family planning goal of two children
Hear From An Expert
Today’s teens are waiting longer than previous generations to have sex and are more likely to use contraception. Policies, education and services should support teens in becoming sexually healthy adults.
Principal Research Scientist