Birth control options: Statistics
An estimated 62 million U.S. women are in their childbearing years. Of those, 62% use some kind of contraception.
Among those who don’t, 31% are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, postpartum, sterile or not sexually active. The other 7% take their chances. Among those using contraceptives, here’s what they use:
The pill 28%
Injectable Depo-Provera 3.2%
Vaginal ring 2.4
Statistics from the National Center for Health Statistics and the Guttmacher Institute.