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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Study Sample (n = 127)

From: Hormone therapy after the Women's Health Initiative: a qualitative study

Characteristic Number Percentage
Year of birth   
   1933–1937 16 12.6
   1938–1942 22 17.3
   1943–1947 49 38.6
   1948–1952 40 31.5
Race/ethnicity*   
   White not Hispanic 115 90.6
   African American 3 2.4
   Hispanic 3 2.4
   Asian 1 0.8
   Native American 3 2.4
   Pacific Islander 2 1.6
   Other 3 2.4
   Prefer not to say 2 1.6
Education level   
   Less than high school 0 0.0
   High school graduate 18 14.2
   Some college 20 15.7
   Bachelor's degree 22 17.3
   Postgraduate education 67 52.8
Self-rated health status   
   Excellent 39 30.7
   Good 64 50.4
   Fair 16 12.6
   Poor 7 5.5
   Missing data 1 0.8
Current hot flashes   
   Yes 99 78.0
   No 26 20.5
   Missing data 2 1.6
  1. * Instructions were to check all that apply