What are the most popular types of contraception?

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What are the most popular types of contraception?

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According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), the Pill remains the most popular method in the UK. Among women aged 16 to 49, 27 per cent were using the Pill in 2007. Below is a league table of popularity among the various non-permanent methods of family planning. It’s based on the recent survey carried out by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) on contraception among women aged 16 to 49. (The figures may differ very slightly from those in other surveys. Even when using large samples, minor variations in results will occur.) • The Pill including the mini-Pill – 27 per cent. • Male condom – 22 per cent. • Vasectomy – 11 per cent • Female sterilisation – 9 per cent • The coil (intra-uterine device) – 4 per cent • Withdrawal method – 3 per cent. • Persona and other variations of the rhythm method – 3 per cent. • Contraceptive injection – 2 per cent. • Mirena (intra-uterine system) – 2 per cent. • Skin patch – 1 per cent. • The cap or diaphragm – 1 per cent. • Female condom – le