Method of contraception use among women aged 15 to 44 currently using contraception, by race/ethnicity, 2002 (vertical bar chart): Total: pill, 30.6%; female sterilization, 27.0%; condom, 18.0%; male sterilization, 9.2%; 3-month injectable, 5.3%; other method, 9.9%. Non-Hispanic White: pill, 34.4%; female sterilization, 24.0%; condom, 16.6%; male sterilization, 11.6%; 3-month injectable, 4.3%; other method, 9.2%. Non-Hispanic Black: pill, 22.5%; female sterilization, 38.9%; condom, 19.9%; male sterilization, 2.4%; 3-month injectable, 9.8%; other method, 6.6%. Hispanic: pill, 22.0%; female sterilization, 33.8%; condom, 18.5%; male sterilization, 4.4%; 3-month injectable, 7.3%; other method, 14.1%.

Source: Mosher WD, Martinez GM, Chandra A, Abma JC, Willson SJ. Use of contraception and use of family planning services in the United States: 1982-2002. Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics, No. 350, December 2004.