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National Survey on Public Knowledge and Attitudes on Contraception and Unplanned Pregnancy 1995


Nationwide surveys have explored public opinion on these issues, but few surveys have measured the public’s knowledge of unplanned pregnancy, abortion, contraceptive methods and other related topics. The Kaiser Family Foundation commissioned a survey of Americans to identify where the gaps and misperceptions exist in the public’s knowledge of reproductive health issues, in an effort to help dispel the myths and provide Americans with the facts. The national household survey of 2,002 Americans was designed and analyzed by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Louis Harris and Associates, Inc. and conducted by Louis Harris and Associates, Inc.