Family Planning Survey

May 16, 2006

Almost half of currently married 15-49 years old women in the Philippines use a family planning method, according to the 2005 Family Planning Survey (FPS). The contraceptive prevalence rate has not changed in the last five years, based on the... Read more about Contraceptive Prevalence Rate remains at 49 percent

November 4, 2004

Contraceptive use among married women in the Philippines has almost tripled over the last 30 years, from 17 percent in 1973 to 49 percent in 2003 (Table 1). Furthermore, two Filipino women in five who are not currently using a contraceptive... Read more about Half of the Filipino Women Now Practicing Family Planning

May 8, 2003

Use of modern family planning methods, which include pills, condom, female sterilization, male sterilization, intrauterine device (IUD), injection, diaphragm/foam/jelly/cream, mucus/Billings/ovulation, LAM, temperature, and standard days method,... Read more about Use of Modern Methods up in Most Regions (Final Results from the 2002 Family Planning Survey)

October 21, 2002

Thirty-five percent of currently married women are reported using modern family planning methods such as pills, condom, female sterilization, male sterilization, IUD, injection, diaphragm/foam/jelly/ cream, temperature or standard days method... Read more about Use of Modern Contraceptives Up in 2002 (Preliminary Results from the 2002 Family Planning Survey)

October 19, 2001

The contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) or the proportion of married women 15-49 years reporting current use of contraceptives drops to 47.0 percent in 2000 from the 49.3 percent recorded in 1999 (Figure 1). This is primarily caused by the... Read more about Contraceptive Use in the Philippines

August 10, 2001

The contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) or the proportion of married women 15-49 years reporting Figure 1 current use of contraceptives is up by 2.8 percentage points, from 47.0 percent in 2000 to 49.8 percent in 2001. This significant increase... Read more about Contraceptive Prevalence Rate Is Up (Preliminary Results from the 2001 Family Planning Survey)

March 7, 2001

The pill remains as the most popular contraceptive method among currently married women with 13.7 percent using this method. Ranking second is female sterilization (10.6%), which is followed closely by calendar/rhythm (9.5%). These are findings... Read more about Pill Remains as Most Popular Contraceptive (Results from the 2000 Family Planning Survey)

March 7, 2001

Women in poor households (40.1%) are less likely to practice family planning than those in non-poor households (50.2%). This difference is due mainly to a higher prevalence of female sterilization among non-poor women than among poor women (13.2... Read more about Women in Poor Households are Less Likely to Practice Family Planning

December 24, 1999

The 1999 Family Planning Survey (FPS) is a nationwide survey aimed at collecting information on contraceptive use in the Philippines in 1999. It is the fourth in a series of annual family planning surveys to be conducted by the National... Read more about Contraceptive use in the Philippines (Results from the 1999 Family Planning Survey)

December 24, 1999

The 1999 Family Planning Survey (FPS) is a nationwide survey aimed at collecting information on contraceptive use in the Philippines in 1999. It is the fourth in a series of annual family planning surveys to be conducted by the National... Read more about Contraceptive Use in the Philppines (Results from the 1999 Family Planning Survey)

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