Women's beliefs and decisions about hormone replacement therapy.

  title={Women's beliefs and decisions about hormone replacement therapy.},
  author={Katherine M. Newton and Andrea Z LaCroix and Suzanne G. Leveille and Carolyn Rutter and Nora L. Keenan and Lynda A. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  volume={6 4},
To examine preventive health practices in older women, we conducted computer-assisted telephone interviews with 1082 women aged 50-80 who were enrollees of Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound (June-November 1995; 80.3% response rate). We sought to describe the women's reasons for initiating, discontinuing, or not initiating hormone replacement therapy (HRT). HRT use was categorized as current (42.5%), past (20.9%), or never (36.6%) based on the interviews. The reasons most frequently cited… CONTINUE READING