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Location: Illinois
Topic: Postpartum contraception use by maternal age
Format: PRAMS Graph
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Postpartum contraception use by maternal age: Illinois, 2009

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Illinois in 2009, 87.0% of mothers under age 20 reported using contraception after their most recent birth, compared to 88.7% of mothers ages 20-24, 82.7% of mothers ages 25-34, and 81.3% of mothers ages 35 and older. 


  • Postpartum contraception use: mother reported she or her husband or partner were taking steps, such as using birth control, to keep from getting pregnant after her most recent birth.
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved March 24, 2019, from