QuickStats: Percentage of Women Who Have Ever Used Emergency Contraception† Among Women Aged 22–49 Years Who Have Ever Had Sexual Intercourse, by Education

Among women aged 22–49 years who have ever had sexual intercourse, 24.3% have ever used emergency contraception.

The percentage of women who have ever used emergency contraception increased with education level, from 12.6% among women without a high school diploma or GED to 27.9% among women with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Source: National Survey of Family Growth, 2017–2019. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nsfg/index.htm

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7004a7.htm

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