Correlates of change in postmenopausal estrogen use in a population-based study.

@article{Standeven1986CorrelatesOC,
  title={Correlates of change in postmenopausal estrogen use in a population-based study.},
  author={M V Standeven and Michael H. Criqui and Melville R. Klauber and S K Gabriel and Elizabeth Barrett-Connor},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={124 2},
  pages={268-74}
}
During the late 1970s, there was a dramatic reduction in postmenopausal estrogen use in the United States, which may have reflected concern over a well-publicized postmenopausal estrogen-endometrial cancer link. The authors studied 310 postmenopausal women in a defined population over the period 1974-1981 to evaluate whether hysterectomy and certain other characteristics predicted change in postmenopausal estrogen use status during this period and, as a secondary issue, whether women who… CONTINUE READING