Guttmacher Institute Contraceptive Needs and Services
This periodic report describes the current status of contraceptive needs (services and supplies) required by women aged 13 to 44, and the available services (including subsidized care) in the U.S. and for each state and county.
Detailed methodologies for estimating the number of women in need of contraceptive services and supplies are available at: Guttmacher Data Center.
Estimates are made utilizing data from the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG). In cycle 6 (2002) of NSFG, interviews were completed with 7,643 eligible women (about 80%) and 4,928 eligible men (78%).