Family PACT Female Clients by Method Tier and Race/Ethnicity
This dataset contains information on the contraceptive tier methods for female clients by racial/ethnic group categories accessed through the Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment (Family PACT) Program (https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ofp/Pages/OfficeofFamilyPlanning.aspx) from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2016. Contraceptive methods are grouped according to their effectiveness. Tier 1 methods (most effective): female sterilization, intrauterine contraceptives (IUCs), and implant. Tier 2 methods (moderately effective): injection, oral contraceptives (OCs), patch, vaginal ring, and diaphragm. Tier 3 methods (least effective): emergency contraception (EC), and barrier methods. This dataset includes the following variables: method dispensed by tier, and percentage dispensed by racial/ethnic group category (Latina, White, African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Other female clients).