2022 Women’s Health Survey
The 2022 KFF Women’s Health Survey (WHS) is the latest in a series of nationally representative surveys on women’s health conducted by KFF periodically since 2001. The survey’s objective is to better understand women’s experiences with contraception, access to health care, and other issues related to health and well-being. The 2022 survey includes 6,442 people ages 18 to 64, including 5,201 females (self-reported sex at birth) and 1,241 males, and was conducted from May 10, 2022, to June 7, 2022. The briefs and reports presented here explore women’s experiences, preferences, and coverage for contraception, preferences for an over-the-counter contraceptive pill, workplace benefits and family care responsibilities, access and affordability of care, and more.
Contraception in the United States: A Closer Look at Experiences, Preferences, and Coverage
This report provides a close examination of reproductive age (18-49) females’ (including those who identify as women and other genders) experiences with contraception, insurance coverage, contraceptive preferences, and interactions with the health care system based on an analysis of the 2022 KFF Women’s Health Survey, a nationally representative survey of females ages 18-64 in the United States.
Interest in Using Over-the-Counter Oral Contraceptive Pills
This brief presents data from the 2022 KFF Women’s Health Survey about reproductive age (18-49) females’ preferences for an over-the-counter contraceptive pill (N = 4,088).
Access and Coverage for Mental Health Care
This issue brief focuses on the access and coverage of mental health services using data from the 2022 KFF Women’s Health Survey.
Women’s Experiences with Provider Communication and Interactions in Health Care Settings
This brief presents findings from the 2022 KFF Women’s Health Survey (WHS) on women’s experiences with the health care system including screening for social determinants of health, provider communication and interactions, and discrimination.
Many Women Use Preventive Services, but Gaps in Awareness of Insurance Coverage Requirements Persist
This brief presents findings from the 2022 KFF Women’s Health Survey on women’s receipt of cancer screenings and other preventive services and differences between subgroups of women. We also present data on women’s and men’s awareness of federal requirements for private insurance coverage of preventive services.
Experiences with Health Care Access, Cost, and Coverage
This report presents findings from the 2022 KFF Women’s Health Survey (WHS) on women’s health status, use of health care services, and costs. The WHS is a nationally representative survey of 5,145 self-identified women ages 18 to 64, conducted May 10 – June 7, 2022.
Workplace Benefits and Family Health Care Responsibilities
This brief, based on the 2022 KFF Women’s Health Survey highlights how workplace benefits and caring for children’s health care differ by gender and among different subpopulations of women.