311. I would like to ask you some questions about the times you or your partner may have used a method to avoid getting pregnant during the last few years.
USE CALENDAR TO PROBE FOR EARLIER PERIODS OF USE AND NONUSE, STARTING WITH MOST RECENT USE, BACK TO JANUARY 2005. USE NAMES OF CHILDREN, DATES OF BIRTH, AND PERIODS OF PREGNANCY AS REFERENCE POINTS.
IN COLUMN 1, ENTER METHOD USE CODE OR '0' FOR NONUSE IN EACH BLANK MONTH.
When was the last time you used a method? Which method was that?
When did you start using that method? How long after the birth of (NAME)?
How long did you use the method then?
IN COLUMN 2, ENTER CODES FOR DISCONTINUATION NEXT TO THE LAST MONTH OF USE. NUMBER OF CODES IN COLUMN 2 MUST BE THE SAME AS NUMBER OF INTERRUPTIONS OF METHOD USE IN COLUMN 1.
ASK WHY SHE STOPPED USING THE METHOD. IF PREGNANCY FOLLOWED, ASK WHETHER SHE BECAME PREGNANT UNINTENTIONALLY WHILE USING THE METHOD OR DELIBERATELY STOPPED TO GET PREGNANT.
Why did you stop using the (METHOD)? Did you become pregnant while using (METHOD), or did you stop to get pregnant, or did you stop for some other reason?
IF DELIBERATELY STOPPED TO BECOME PREGNANT, ASK: How many months did it take you to get pregnant after you stopped using (METHOD)? AND ENTER '0' IN EACH SUCH MONTH IN COLUMN 1.
NIU (not in universe)
CONTINUATION OF SAME METHOD
Specific method 4
Specific method 3
Specific method 2
Specific method 1
OTHER METHOD, UNSPECIFIED
Standard days method
Abstinence or periodic abstinence
Other modern method
Lactational amenorrhea (LAM)
Foam or jelly
Injections (3 monthly)
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
FPLDISMETH5Y (V359) reports the last contraceptive method the woman discontinued use of in the last five years.
When children are chosen as the unit of analysis, the woman respondent indicates the mother of the child.