Changes in women's use of hormones after the Women's Health Initiative estrogen and progestin trial by race, education, and income.

@article{Wei2005ChangesIW,
  title={Changes in women's use of hormones after the Women's Health Initiative estrogen and progestin trial by race, education, and income.},
  author={Feifei Wei and Diana L. Miglioretti and Maureen T. Connelly and Susan E. Andrade and Katherine M. Newton and Cynthia L. Hartsfield and Kee Chan and Diana S. M. Buist},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs},
  year={2005},
  volume={35},
  pages={106-12}
}
BACKGROUND We examined the impact of race, education, and household income on changes in rates of discontinuation and initiation of hormone therapy before and after release of the Women's Health Initiative estrogen plus progestin trial results. METHODS We conducted an observational cohort study of 221 378 women aged 40-80 years enrolled in five health maintenance organizations to estimate the prevalence and rates of discontinuation and initiation of estrogen plus progestin and estrogen only… CONTINUE READING

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