Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Females are considered to have used a condom and hormonal or intrauterine method at first intercourse if they reported they were sexually experienced; partner used a condom, and they used either birth control pills, hormonal injection, hormonal implants, hormonal patch, vaginal ring, IUD, or emergency contraception at their first intercourse.
Sexually experienced refers to females who had their first premarital intercourse in the past 5 years.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
In 2012, the original baseline was revised from 13.4 to 14.0 due to a change in the baseline year from 2006-2008 to 2006-2010. The target was adjusted from 14.8 to 15.4 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.
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