About the National Data
Data Source: National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), CDC/NCHS
Baseline: 24.1 percent of sexually active females aged 15 to 19 years used a most or moderately effective method of contraception at last intercourse, as reported in 2015-17
Target: 36.8 percent
Minimal statistical significance
Females are considered to have used a condom and hormonal or intrauterine method at last intercourse if they reported they were sexually active; partner used a condom and they used either birth control pills, hormonal injections, hormonal implants, hormonal patch, vaginal ring, or IUD at their last intercourse. Sexually active refers to females who have had intercourse in the 3 months prior to interview.