HIV-17.1 Increase the proportion of sexually active unmarried females aged 15 to 44 years who use condoms

National Data Source
National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Baseline (Year)
35.1 (2006-2010)
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Number of sexually active, unmarried females aged 15 to 44 years who reported using a condom at last sexual intercourse
Number of sexually active, unmarried females aged 15 to 44 years
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2006 National Survey of Family Growth:


What is your current marital status? Are you:

  1. Married
  2. Widowed
  3. Divorced
  4. Separated, because you and your husband are not getting along
  5. Never been married

The last time you had intercourse, did you or your partner use any method?

[If yes:]

Which methods?

  1. Birth control pills
  2. Condom
  3. Partner's vasectomy
  4. Diaphragm
  5. Foam
  6. Jelly or cream
  7. Cervical cap
  8. Suppository, insert
  9. Today sponge
  10. Female condom, vaginal pouch
  11. IUD, Coil, Loop
  12. Norplant
  13. Depo-provera,Injectables
  14. Morning after pill
  15. Rhythm or safe period by calendar
  16. Safe period by temperature, or cervical mucus test, natural family planning
  17. Withdrawal, pulling out
  18. Respondent sterile
  19. Partner sterile
  20. Other method (specify)
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective


Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

The original baseline and baseline year were revised from 34.5 to 35.1 and from 2006-08 to 2006-10, respectively. The target was adjusted from 38.0 to 38.6 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.