Family Planning Resource Guide - Statistics

Are you looking for data/statistics about family planning?

Resources in this section provide such information as trends, utilization rates, health indicators, and other measures pertaining to family planning.  Some sites offer national and state-level data.

The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI)
www.guttmacher.org/sections/contraception.php
www.guttmacher.org/   Click on Contraception, then Statistics

This site offers facts/data (with references) on contraceptive use, State-level data, and the latest statistics on participants/users, methods, and sources of funding for Title X grantee programs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The following websites provide data from several CDC programs.

www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/reproduc.htm
www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/usecontr.htm
www.cdc.gov/nchs    Click on Faststats A to Z

These websites of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) provide statistics and recent reports on reproductive health and contraceptive use as well as links to other relevant CDC websites.

www.cdc.gov/nchs/nsfg.htm
www.cdc.gov/nchs    Look for information under NSFG

This CDC/NCHS website reports on findings from the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), which provides the latest information on factors affecting birth and pregnancy rates and women’s reproductive health in the United States.  The most recent survey, Cycle 6, interviewed males, ages 15-44, for the first time and covers topics similar to those for females.

www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/data_stats/index.htm
www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/    Click on Data and Statistics

This website reports on a variety of reproductive health data.

Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health (JIWH)
www.contraceptivecoverage.com

Data on societal cost savings of contraception, effectiveness rates, utilization, and insurance benefits coverage can be found at this website.

Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF)
www.kff.org/womenshealth/contraception.cfm
www.kff.org   Click on Women’s Health Policy

Reports findings on employer-based coverage of contraception and other data.  A link to “statehealthfacts.org” displays the latest data on government funded women’s health services.

Office of Population Affairs (OPA)/Office of Family Planning (OFP)
www.opa.osophs.dhhs.gov/pubs/hp2010/hp2010_rh.pdf
www.opa.osophs.dhhs.gov   Click on Publications, then Publications Access Area

Displays a pdf file of “Healthy People 2010 – Reproductive Health.”  This document compiles the background information and tracking methods for the 72 Healthy People 2010 objectives related to family planning and other facets of reproductive health.

 

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Contact:

Alicia Luchowski, MPH
Director
Health Care for Underserved Women/ LARC Program
aluchowski@acog.org