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Form 144 - OS Follow-Up Year 4

File NameData as ofPopulationData collectedOne row perRows
f144_av4_os_inv.dat9/12/2005OSMainParticipant82,829
ID - WHI Participant Common ID
Col 1
NMissing
82,8290
F144DAYS - F144 Days since enrollment
Col 2
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,82903273,0501,459.95855.327
WTCUR_4 - Current weight lbs
Col 3
What is your current weight?
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
80,4762,35369425154.83833.172
WTMAX_4 - Highest weight in past year (lbs)
Col 4
In the past year, what was your highest weight?
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
79,9822,84767425159.65234.858
WTMIN_4 - Lowest weight in past year (lbs)
Col 5
In the past year, what was your lowest weight?
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
79,6823,14766420150.74532.188
WALKSWK_4 - Walk more than 10 minutes
Col 6
Think about the walking you do outside the home. How often do you walk outside the home for more than 10 minutes without stopping? (Mark only one.)
ValueDescriptionN%
0Rarely or never14,55617.6
11-3 times each month12,48615.1
21 time each week8,77210.6
32-3 times each week22,75127.5
44-6 times each week17,52021.2
57 or more times each week6,1247.4
Missing6200.7%
MINSWALK_4 - How many minutes walking
Col 7
When you walk outside the home for more than 10 minutes without stopping, for how many minutes do you usually walk?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q4 "Walk more than 10 minutes".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 20 min19,43223.5
220-39 min31,97138.6
340-59 min11,11813.4
41 hour or more4,4685.4
Missing15,84019.1%
WALKSPD_4 - Usual walking speed
Col 8
What is your usual speed?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q4 "Walk more than 10 minutes".
ValueDescriptionN%
2Casual strolling13,85416.7
3Average or normal33,81340.8
4Fairly fast15,76019
5Very fast6740.8
9Don't know2,9693.6
Missing15,75919%
HDEXFREQ_4 - Strenuous exercise
Col 9
STRENUOUS OR VERY HARD EXERCISE (You work up a sweat and your heart beats fast). For example, aerobics, aerobic dancing, jogging, tennis, swimming laps.
ValueDescriptionN%
0None56,41568.1
11 day per week5,5466.7
22 days per week6,6538
33 days per week7,4439
44 days per week2,2282.7
55 or more days per week2,6733.2
Missing1,8712.3%
HARDMINS_4 - Strenuous exercise how long
Col 10
How long do usually exercise like this at one time?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q5.1 "Strenuous exercise".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 20 min4,3895.3
220-39 min8,28110
340-59 min5,9167.1
41 hour or more5,5006.6
Missing58,74370.9%
MDEXFREQ_4 - Moderate exercise
Col 11
MODERATE EXERCISE (Not exhausting). For example, biking outdoors, use of an exercise machine (like a stationary bike or treadmill), calisthenics, easy swimming, popular and folk dancing.
ValueDescriptionN%
0None41,57350.2
11 day per week9,01410.9
22 days per week10,12112.2
33 days per week11,20913.5
44 days per week3,6644.4
55 or more days per week5,4646.6
Missing1,7842.2%
MODMINS_4 - Moderate exercise how long
Col 12
How long do usually exercise like this at one time?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q5.3 "Moderate exercise".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 20 min9,94812
220-39 min16,93920.5
340-59 min6,5387.9
41 hour or more4,9476
Missing44,45753.7%
MLEXFREQ_4 - Mild exercise
Col 13
MILD EXERCISE. For example, slow dancing, bowling, golf.
ValueDescriptionN%
0None52,32263.2
11 day per week9,92912
22 days per week6,9168.3
33 days per week4,7575.7
44 days per week1,6892
55 or more days per week3,5854.3
Missing3,6314.4%
MILDMINS_4 - Mild exercise how long
Col 14
How long do usually exercise like this at one time?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q5.5 "Mild exercise".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 20 min7,0578.5
220-39 min7,2308.7
340-59 min2,7023.3
41 hour or more8,76610.6
Missing57,07468.9%
EXPOSURE_4 - Skin reaction to sun
Col 15
After you have been out in the sun for 45-60 minutes for the first time during summer, which describes the reaction of your unprotected skin in exposed areas?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No change in skin color7,0288.5
1Tans but does not burn26,39631.9
2Burns, then tans18,62522.5
3Burns, then tans a minimal amount19,58623.6
4Burns but does not tan8,63410.4
Missing2,5603.1%
SMSNCHLD_4 - Time outdoors/summer/childhood
Col 16
Time outdoors/summer/During childhood (5-12 years old)
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 30 minutes2,4412.9
230 minutes to 2 hours21,68426.2
3More than 2 hours57,30469.2
Missing1,4001.7%
SMSNTEEN_4 - Time outdoors/summer/teens
Col 17
Time outdoors/summer/During your teens
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 30 minutes2,9813.6
230 minutes to 2 hours29,44635.6
3More than 2 hours48,83459
Missing1,5681.9%
SMSNTHRT_4 - Time outdoors/summer/thirties
Col 18
Time outdoors/summer/During your thirties
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 30 minutes10,78413
230 minutes to 2 hours44,90754.2
3More than 2 hours25,68031
Missing1,4581.8%
SMSNNOW_4 - Time outdoors/summer/this year
Col 19
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 30 minutes26,23831.7
230 minutes to 2 hours40,02048.3
3More than 2 hours15,24618.4
Missing1,3251.6%
OTSNCHLD_4 - Time outdoors/other/childhood
Col 20
Time outdoors/other seasons/During childhood (5-12 years old)
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 30 minutes7,5159.1
230 minutes to 2 hours42,78351.7
3More than 2 hours30,64437
Missing1,8872.3%
OTSNTEEN_4 - Time outdoors/other/teens
Col 21
Time outdoors/other seasons/During your teens
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 30 minutes8,68710.5
230 minutes to 2 hours46,35356
3More than 2 hours25,84231.2
Missing1,9472.4%
OTSNTHRT_4 - Time outdoors/other/thirties
Col 22
Time outdoors/other seasons/During your thirties
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 30 minutes18,95622.9
230 minutes to 2 hours47,50857.4
3More than 2 hours14,55617.6
Missing1,8092.2%
OTSNNOW_4 - Time outdoors/other/this year
Col 23
Time outdoors/other seasons/This year
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 30 minutes31,23937.7
230 minutes to 2 hours40,73149.2
3More than 2 hours9,36811.3
Missing1,4911.8%
DGLSCHLD_4 - Wear dark glasses/childhood
Col 24
Wear dark glasses/During childhood (5-12 years old)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No74,44989.9
1Yes2,1612.6
9Don't know5,3166.4
Missing9031.1%
DGLSTEEN_4 - Wear dark glasses/teens
Col 25
Wear dark glasses/During your teens
ValueDescriptionN%
0No60,50473
1Yes16,63820.1
9Don't know4,6105.6
Missing1,0771.3%
DGLSTHRT_4 - Wear dark glasses/thirties
Col 26
Wear dark glasses/During your thirties
ValueDescriptionN%
0No28,74634.7
1Yes51,04561.6
9Don't know2,1172.6
Missing9211.1%
DGLSNOW_4 - Wear dark glasses/this year
Col 27
ValueDescriptionN%
0No20,34524.6
1Yes61,35974.1
9Don't know3900.5
Missing7350.9%
WRHTCHLD_4 - Wear hat outdoors/childhood
Col 28
Wear hat outdoors/During childhood (5-12 years old)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No69,89784.4
1Yes4,8265.8
9Don't know7,3158.8
Missing7911%
WRHTTEEN_4 - Wear hat outdoors/teens
Col 29
Wear hat outdoors/During your teens
ValueDescriptionN%
0No74,43689.9
1Yes4,6865.7
9Don't know2,7403.3
Missing9671.2%
WRHTTHRT_4 - Wear hat outdoors/thirties
Col 30
Wear hat outdoors/During your thirties
ValueDescriptionN%
0No64,54877.9
1Yes15,63518.9
9Don't know1,7492.1
Missing8971.1%
WRHTNOW_4 - Wear hat outdoors/this year
Col 31
ValueDescriptionN%
0No42,06750.8
1Yes39,74048
9Don't know3200.4
Missing7020.8%
SNSCRN_4 - Usually use sunscreen outside
Col 32
During the past year, when you were outside for more than 10 minutes, did you usually use a sunscreen?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No39,50847.7
1Yes41,36849.9
Missing1,9532.4%
SPF_4 - Usual sunscreen SPF
Col 33
What whas the SPF (Sun Protection Factor) you usually used?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q10 "Usually use sunscreen outside".
ValueDescriptionN%
12-91,1331.4
210-142,4893
315-2422,59327.3
425 or more13,71716.6
9Don't know1,2611.5
Missing41,63650.3%
SMOKENW_4 - Smoke cigarettes now
Col 34
Do you smoke cigarettes now?
ValueDescriptionN%
0No78,56594.9
1Yes3,6954.5
Missing5690.7%
CIGSDAY_4 - Cigarettes per day
Col 35
How many cigarettes do you usually smoke each day? (Mark one.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q11 "Smoke cigarettes now".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 57981
25-141,3751.7
315-241,0801.3
425-342740.3
535-441190.1
645 or more380
Missing79,14595.6%
NUTSWTNW_4 - Nutrasweet drink/past year
Col 36
Past year/Diet soda or fruit drink with Nutrasweet (like Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi, Crystal Light)
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 per week53,06564.1
21-3 per week12,15714.7
34-6 per week5,1646.2
41 per day5,2716.4
52-3 per day3,5384.3
6More than 3 per day1,0901.3
9Don't know1,3001.6
Missing1,2441.5%
SACHARNW_4 - Saccharine drink/past year
Col 37
Past year/Diet soda or fruit drink with saccharine
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 per week66,98280.9
21-3 per week2,7903.4
34-6 per week7550.9
41 per day8881.1
52-3 per day4700.6
6More than 3 per day1920.2
9Don't know7,7799.4
Missing2,9733.6%
DRKEQLNW_4 - Equal drink/past year
Col 38
Past year/A drink sweetened with Equal
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 per week60,82073.4
21-3 per week5,3686.5
34-6 per week2,1692.6
41 per day2,3572.8
52-3 per day2,2052.7
6More than 3 per day7740.9
9Don't know6,1337.4
Missing3,0033.6%
DRKSLWNW_4 - Sweet N Low drink/past year
Col 39
Past year/A drink sweetened with Sweet N Low
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 per week61,90674.7
21-3 per week4,6105.6
34-6 per week2,1262.6
41 per day2,3192.8
52-3 per day2,4122.9
6More than 3 per day8801.1
9Don't know5,9037.1
Missing2,6733.2%
DESEQLNW_4 - Equal dessert/past year
Col 40
Past year/A dessert made with Equal
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 per week68,39482.6
21-3 per week2,4983
34-6 per week4460.5
41 per day3330.4
52-3 per day1010.1
6More than 3 per day680.1
9Don't know8,0349.7
Missing2,9553.6%
DESSLWNW_4 - Sweet N Low dessert/past year
Col 41
Past year/A dessert made with Sweet N Low
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 per week69,65384.1
21-3 per week1,4391.7
34-6 per week2240.3
41 per day1820.2
52-3 per day530.1
6More than 3 per day440.1
9Don't know8,41010.2
Missing2,8243.4%
OESTRANW_4 - Olestra/past year
Col 42
Past year/A food with the fat substitute Olestra
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 per week68,75383
21-3 per week1,1211.4
34-6 per week2140.3
41 per day1200.1
52-3 per day430.1
6More than 3 per day190
9Don't know9,69111.7
Missing2,8683.5%
NUTSWT10_4 - Nutrasweet drink/10 years ago
Col 43
Ten years ago/Diet soda or fruit drink with Nutrasweet (like Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi, Crystal Light)
ValueDescriptionN%
11 per week or less51,15661.8
22-6 per week17,57621.2
31 per day or more8,40010.1
9Don't know4,3465.2
Missing1,3511.6%
SACHAR10_4 - Saccharine drink/10 years ago
Col 44
Ten years ago/Diet soda or fruit drink with saccharine
ValueDescriptionN%
11 per week or less63,05476.1
22-6 per week3,6514.4
31 per day or more1,4361.7
9Don't know12,11714.6
Missing2,5713.1%
DRKEQL10_4 - Equal drink/10 years ago
Col 45
Ten years ago/A drink sweetened with Equal
ValueDescriptionN%
11 per week or less60,75473.3
22-6 per week5,4726.6
31 per day or more3,0783.7
9Don't know10,89913.2
Missing2,6263.2%
DRKSLW10_4 - Sweet N Low drink/10 years ago
Col 46
Ten years ago/A drink sweetened with Sweet N Low
ValueDescriptionN%
11 per week or less60,13672.6
22-6 per week5,9357.2
31 per day or more4,3045.2
9Don't know10,04412.1
Missing2,4102.9%
DESEQL10_4 - Equal dessert/10 years ago
Col 47
Ten years ago/A dessert made with Equal
ValueDescriptionN%
11 per week or less65,97379.6
22-6 per week1,7962.2
31 per day or more4010.5
9Don't know11,94314.4
Missing2,7163.3%
DESSLW10_4 - Sweet N Low dessert/10 years ago
Col 48
Ten years ago/A dessert made with Sweet N Low
ValueDescriptionN%
11 per week or less66,01879.7
22-6 per week1,2801.5
31 per day or more3070.4
9Don't know12,07814.6
Missing3,1463.8%
SACHAR20_4 - Saccharine drink/20 years ago
Col 49
Twenty years ago/Diet soda with saccharine (like Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi)
ValueDescriptionN%
11 per week or less53,97265.2
22-6 per week12,97315.7
31 per day or more5,8027
9Don't know8,62210.4
Missing1,4601.8%
DRKSLW20_4 - Sweet N Low drink/20 years ago
Col 50
Twenty years ago/A drink sweetened with Sweet N Low
ValueDescriptionN%
11 per week or less59,64472
22-6 per week4,8155.8
31 per day or more3,2013.9
9Don't know13,00915.7
Missing2,1602.6%
DESSLW20_4 - Sweet N Low dessert/20 years ago
Col 51
Twenty years ago/A dessert made with Sweet N Low
ValueDescriptionN%
11 per week or less64,13677.4
22-6 per week1,4761.8
31 per day or more4000.5
9Don't know14,27817.2
Missing2,5393.1%
NATHOR_4 - Natural hormones in past year
Col 52
In the past year, did you use any natural hormones that you can get without a doctors prescription? These are usually made from plants and often obtained from health food stores or by mail order. They may be in the form of a pill, vaginal cream or suppository, or skin cream.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No75,46191.1
1Yes5,6096.8
9Don't know9761.2
Missing7830.9%
YAMCRM_4 - Natural/wild yam or prog cream
Col 53
Wild yam or progesterone creams
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q15 "Natural hormones in past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No4,1275
1Yes1,4421.7
Missing77,26093.3%
YAMPLS_4 - Natural/wild yam pills
Col 54
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q15 "Natural hormones in past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5,3076.4
1Yes2620.3
Missing77,26093.3%
PRGSUP_4 - Natural/Progest suppositories
Col 55
Progesterone suppositories
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q15 "Natural hormones in past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5,5456.7
1Yes240
Missing77,26093.3%
DHEAPL_4 - Natural/DHEA pills
Col 56
DHEA (dehydroepiandosterone pills)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q15 "Natural hormones in past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No4,7575.7
1Yes8121
Missing77,26093.3%
PHYPLS_4 - Natural/Phytoestrogen pills
Col 57
Phytoestrogen pills (soy or flax)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q15 "Natural hormones in past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No4,5035.4
1Yes1,0661.3
Missing77,26093.3%
PHYCRM_4 - Natural/Phytoestrogen creams
Col 58
Phytoestrogen creams (soy or flax)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q15 "Natural hormones in past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5,3626.5
1Yes2070.2
Missing77,26093.3%
PHYFDS_4 - Natural/Phytoestrogen foods
Col 59
Phytoestrogen containing foods (tofu, soybeans)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q15 "Natural hormones in past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No2,7203.3
1Yes2,8493.4
Missing77,26093.3%
NTOTHR_4 - Natural/Other
Col 60
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q15 "Natural hormones in past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No4,6995.7
1Yes8701.1
Missing77,26093.3%
NTDNTK_4 - Natural/Don`t know
Col 61
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q15 "Natural hormones in past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No5,3206.4
1Yes2490.3
Missing77,26093.3%
HRPST1YR_4 - Used female hormones in past year
Col 62
In the past year, did you use female hormones (ESTROGEN or PROGESTERONE) that were prescribed by a doctor? (This may have been in the form of a pill, skin patch, shot, or vaginal cream or suppository.)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No38,50846.5
1Yes43,36152.4
9Don't know3990.5
Missing5610.7%
EPPL_4 - Combined estr/progest pills
Col 63
In the past year, did you use female hormone PILLS prescribed by a doctor which contained both ESTROGEN and progestin (PROGESTERONE) COMBINED in the same pill or package (for example, Prempro, Premphase)? (Do not include use of two separate estrogen and progestin pills used at the same time.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No31,98038.6
1Yes9,66311.7
9Don't know1,4041.7
Missing39,78248%
EPDUR_4 - Months used estr/progest pills
Col 64
In the past year, how many months did you use COMBINED female hormone PILLS which contained both ESTROGEN and PROGESTIN?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q17 "Combined estr/progest pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 month3350.4
21-6 months1,2871.6
37-10 months7690.9
411-12 months7,2028.7
Missing73,23688.4%
ETPL_4 - Combined estr/testost pills
Col 65
In the past year, did you use female hormone PILLS prescribed by a doctor which contained both ESTROGEN and TESTOSTERONE COMBINED in the same pill (for example, Estratest)?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No39,43447.6
1Yes1,7072.1
9Don't know1,6742
Missing40,01448.3%
ETDUR_4 - Months used estr/testost pills
Col 66
In the past year, how many months did you use COMBINED female hormone PILLS which contained both ESTROGEN and TESTOSTERONE?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q18 "Combined estr/testost pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 month1460.2
21-6 months3490.4
37-10 months1640.2
411-12 months1,0161.2
Missing81,15498%
ETTYPE_4 - Estr/testost pill used longest
Col 67
In the past year, what type of COMBINED ESTROGEN and TESTOSTERONE pill did you use the longest?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q18 "Combined estr/testost pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Estratest6340.8
2Estratest HS4880.6
8Other5000.6
Missing81,20798%
EPL_4 - Used estrogen pills
Col 68
In the past year, did you use ESTROGEN PILLS which were prescribed by a doctor (for example, Premarin, Estrace, Ogen)? (Do not include the combined pill of estrogen progestin or the combined pill of estrogen and testosterone.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No13,77016.6
1Yes28,71634.7
9Don't know3990.5
Missing39,94448.2%
EPLDUR_4 - Months used estrogen pills
Col 69
In the past year, how many months did you use ESTROGEN PILLS?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q19 "Used estrogen pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 month2690.3
21-6 months1,7492.1
37-10 months1,3631.6
411-12 months25,19730.4
Missing54,25165.5%
EPLDAYS_4 - Estrogen pills days per month
Col 70
In the past year, when you were using ESTROGEN pills, what was the average number of days each month you used the pills?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q19 "Used estrogen pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
0Less than 1 day890.1
11-7 days3460.4
28-14 days4440.5
315-21 days2,0532.5
422-27 days4,0274.9
528 or more days21,60926.1
Missing54,26165.5%
EPLTYPE_4 - Estrogen pills used longest
Col 71
In the past year, what type of ESTROGEN pills did you use the longest?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q19 "Used estrogen pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Premarin or conjugated equine estrogens22,05626.6
2Estrace3,1483.8
3Ogen1,2161.5
8Other1,7372.1
9Don't know4410.5
Missing54,23165.5%
EPLDOSE_4 - Estrogen pill dose per day
Col 72
What dose did you usually take each day? (Mark one. If you regularly take more than one dose, mark the lowest dose.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q19 "Used estrogen pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
10.3 mg3,1563.8
20.625 mg17,94021.7
30.9 mg9941.2
41 mg2,1452.6
51.25 mg1,7192.1
62 mg3620.4
72.5 mg4130.5
8Other7700.9
9Don't know8481
Missing54,48265.8%
ESHT_4 - Took estrogen shots
Col 73
In the past year, did you take shots containing the hormone ESTROGEN?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No42,77751.6
1Yes1910.2
9Don't know890.1
Missing39,77248%
ESHTDUR_4 - Months took estrogen shots
Col 74
In the past year, how many months did you take the shots? (Count each shot as one month.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q20 "Took estrogen shots".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 month310
21-6 months340
37-10 months140
411-12 months1000.1
Missing82,65099.8%
ECRM_4 - Used estrogen vaginally
Col 75
In the past year, did you use a vaginal cream or suppository containing ESTROGEN which was prescribed by a doctor?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No36,65544.3
1Yes6,3057.6
9Don't know1430.2
Missing39,72648%
ECRMDUR_4 - Months used vaginal estrogen
Col 76
In the past year, how many months did you use the vaginal cream or suppository?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q21 "Used estrogen vaginally".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 month1,8242.2
21-6 months1,8142.2
37-10 months5810.7
411-12 months2,0602.5
Missing76,55092.4%
EPCH_4 - Used estrogen skin patch
Col 77
In the past year, did you use a SKIN PATCH containing the hormone ESTROGEN with or without PROGESTOERONE (for example, Estraderm, Climara, Vivelle)?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". On forms 146-148 this variable reflects non-combination estrogen use only.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No40,03448.3
1Yes2,9073.5
9Don't know480.1
Missing39,84048.1%
EPCHDUR_4 - Months used skin patch
Col 78
In the past year, how many months did you use the patch?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q22 "Used estrogen skin patch".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 month1660.2
21-6 months4390.5
37-10 months2060.2
411-12 months2,0862.5
Missing79,93296.5%
EPCHTYPE_4 - Skin patch used longest
Col 79
In the past year, what type of patch did you use the longest?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q22 "Used estrogen skin patch".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Estrogen2,5653.1
2Estrogen plus progesterone2030.2
8Other370
9Don't know720.1
Missing79,95296.5%
EPCHDOSE_4 - Skin patch dose
Col 80
What does of ESTROGEN was in the skin patch you usually used?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q22 "Used estrogen skin patch".
ValueDescriptionN%
10.05 mg1,9602.4
20.1 mg5090.6
8Other1760.2
9Don't know2120.3
Missing79,97296.6%
EPCHCHNG_4 - Skin patch changed per week
Col 81
What was the average number of times each week that you changed your skin patch?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q22 "Used estrogen skin patch".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than once each week2270.3
21-2 times each week2,5753.1
33-4 times each week750.1
45 or more times each week80
Missing79,94496.5%
PPL_4 - Used progesterone pills
Col 82
In the past year, did you use the female hormone PILL called PROGESTERONE or progestin (for example, Provera, Cycrin, Aman, Megace)? (Do not included the combined pill of estrogen and progestin.)
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No33,11540
1Yes9,22911.1
9Don't know4330.5
Missing40,05248.4%
PPLDUR_4 - Months used progest pills
Col 83
In the past year, how many months did you use PROGESTERONE or progestin pills?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q23 "Used progesterone pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Less than 1 month1440.2
21-6 months1,0941.3
37-10 months6720.8
411-12 months7,1848.7
Missing73,73589%
PPLDAY_4 - Progest pills days per month
Col 84
In the past year, when you were using PROGESTERONE or progestin pills, what was the average number of days each month you used the pills?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q23 "Used progesterone pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
0Less than 1 day340
11-9 days4300.5
210-12 days1,7602.1
313-18 days5620.7
419-27 days6700.8
528 or more days5,6376.8
Missing73,73689%
PPLTYPE_4 - Progest pills used longest
Col 85
In the past year, what type of PROGESTERONE or progestin pills did you use the longest?
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q23 "Used progesterone pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
1Provera, Cycrin, Amen7,9949.7
2Megace340
3Micronized progesterone2290.3
8Other6220.8
9Don't know2240.3
Missing73,72689%
PPLDOSE_4 - Progest pill dose per day
Col 86
What dose did you usually take each day? (Mark one. If you regularly take more than one dose, mark the lowest dose).
Usage Notes: Sub-question of F144 V1 Q16 "Used female hormones/past year". Sub-question of F144 V1 Q23 "Used progesterone pills".
ValueDescriptionN%
12.5 mg5,3946.5
25 mg1,5551.9
37.5 mg130
410 mg9531.2
520 mg210
640 mg170
7More than 40 mg3690.4
8Other2470.3
9Don't know5080.6
Missing73,75289%
CATARACT_4 - Cataract(s)
Col 87
ValueDescriptionN%
0No62,40575.3
1Yes18,91422.8
Missing1,5101.8%
MACDEGNR_4 - Macular degeneration of retina
Col 88
Macular degeneration of the retina
ValueDescriptionN%
0No76,80292.7
1Yes3,6054.4
Missing2,4222.9%
ASTHMA_4 - Asthma
Col 89
ValueDescriptionN%
0No75,36491
1Yes4,9486
Missing2,5173%
EMPHYSEM_4 - Emphysema / chronic bronchitis
Col 90
Emphysema or chronic bronchitis
ValueDescriptionN%
0No77,36793.4
1Yes2,9393.5
Missing2,5233%
CHF_4 - Heart failure
Col 91
Heart failure or congestive heart failure
ValueDescriptionN%
0No78,82895.2
1Yes1,3871.7
Missing2,6143.2%
ANGINA_4 - Angina
Col 92
Angina (chest pains from the heart)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No77,61893.7
1Yes2,7183.3
Missing2,4933%
ATRIALFB_4 - Atrial fibrillation
Col 93
ValueDescriptionN%
0No77,24693.3
1Yes2,8753.5
Missing2,7083.3%
KIDNEYST_4 - Kidney or bladder stones
Col 94
Kidney or bladder stones (renal or urinary calculi)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No79,46295.9
1Yes8011
Missing2,5663.1%
KIDDIALY_4 - Dialysis for kidney failure
Col 95
Dialysis for kidney or renal failure
ValueDescriptionN%
0No79,99196.6
1Yes2000.2
Missing2,6383.2%
STOMULCR_4 - Stomach or duodenal ulcer
Col 96
ValueDescriptionN%
0No78,86595.2
1Yes1,3991.7
Missing2,5653.1%
DIVERTIC_4 - Diverticulitis
Col 97
ValueDescriptionN%
0No75,01290.6
1Yes5,2726.4
Missing2,5453.1%
PANCREAT_4 - Pancreatitis
Col 98
Pancreatitis (inflamed pancreas)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No79,81196.4
1Yes3350.4
Missing2,6833.2%
LIVRDIS_4 - Liver disease
Col 99
Liver disease (chronic active hepatitis, cirrhosis, or yellow jaundice)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No79,71496.2
1Yes4410.5
Missing2,6743.2%
OVRTHY_4 - Overactive thyroid
Col 100
ValueDescriptionN%
0No78,95095.3
1Yes1,0221.2
Missing2,8573.4%
UNDTHY_4 - Underactive thyroid
Col 101
ValueDescriptionN%
0No72,01986.9
1Yes8,26210
Missing2,5483.1%
ALZHEIM_4 - Alzheimer`s disease
Col 102
ValueDescriptionN%
0No79,98496.6
1Yes2490.3
Missing2,5963.1%
MS_4 - Multiple sclerosis
Col 103
ValueDescriptionN%
0No79,92996.5
1Yes2240.3
Missing2,6763.2%
PARKINS_4 - Parkinson`s disease
Col 104
ValueDescriptionN%
0No79,79396.3
1Yes3600.4
Missing2,6763.2%
ALS_4 - ALS/Lou Gehrig`s disease
Col 105
Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, motor neuron disease, or Lou Gehrigs disease)
ValueDescriptionN%
0No79,71996.2
1Yes1400.2
Missing2,9703.6%
MARITAL_4 - Current marital status
Col 106
What is your current marital status? (Mark the one that best describes you.)
ValueDescriptionN%
1Never married3,7094.5
2Divorced or separated11,84014.3
3Widowed17,11620.7
4Presently married47,66457.5
5Living in a marriage-like relationship2,0932.5
Missing4070.5%
TEPIWK_4 - Episodes recreational phys activity per week
Col 107
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 5.1, 5.3, and 5.5. Total number of episodes per week of recreational physical activity (includes walking, mild, moderate and strenuous physical activity).
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,5742550255.3154.113
LEPITOT_4 - Episodes recreational phys activity per week >= 20 Min
Col 108
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5 and 5.6. Episodes per week of recreational physical activity of >=20 minutes duration (includes walking, mild, moderate and strenuous physical activity).
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,5742550254.2023.93
MSEPIWK_4 - Episodes moderate to strenuous phys activity per week
Col 109
Computed from Form 144, questions 4.2, 5.1, and 5.3. Episodes per week of moderate and strenuous recreational physical activity (includes walking fairly fast or very fast, moderate physical activity and strenuous physical activity).
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,5742550192.8793.252
XLMSEPI_4 - Episodes moderate to strenuous activity >= 20 min/week
Col 110
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 and 5.4. Episodes per week of moderate and strenuous recreational physical activity of >=20 minutes duration (includes walking fairly fast or very fast, moderate physical activity and strenuous physical activity).
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,5742550192.3853.089
LMSEPI_4 - Episodes moderate to strenuous activity >=20 min/week (categorical)
Col 111
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, and 5.4. Categorical variable of episodes per week of moderate and strenuous recreational physical activity of >= 20 minutes duration (includes walking fairly fast or very fast, moderate physical activity and strenuous physical activity). Computed from XLMSEPI and TEPIWK.
ValueDescriptionN%
1No activity11,80514.3
2Some activity of limited duration31,61738.2
32 to <4 episodes per week16,17019.5
4>= 4 episodes per week22,98227.7
Missing2550.3%
SEPIWK_4 - Strenuous activity episodes per week
Col 112
Computed from Form 144, question 5.1. Episodes per week of strenuous recreational physical activity.
ValueDescriptionN%
0058,03170.1
115,5466.7
226,6538
337,4439
442,2282.7
65 or more2,6733.2
Missing2550.3%
TMINWK_4 - Minutes of recreational phys activity per week
Col 113
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, and 5.6. Total minutes per week of recreational physical activity (includes walking, mild, moderate and strenuous physical activity).
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,57425501,750192.41181.555
MSMINWK_4 - Minutes of moderate to strenuous activity per week
Col 114
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.2, 5.1, and 5.3. Minutes per week of moderate and strenuous recreational physical activity (includes walking fairly fast or very fast, moderate physical activity and strenuous physical activity).
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,57425501,330108.14144.134
SMINWK_4 - Minutes of strenuous phys activity per week
Col 115
Computed from Form 144, questions 5.1 and 5.2. Minutes per week of strenuous recreational physical activity.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,574255042033.51971.421
TEXPWK_4 - Total energy expend from recreational phys. activity (MET-hours/week)
Col 116
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, and 5.6. Total MET-hours per week. Expenditure of energy from recreational physical activity (includes walking, mild, moderate and strenuous physical activity in kcal/week/kg).
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,5742550134.16713.34113.908
WALKEXP_4 - MET-hours per week from walking
Col 117
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.1, and 4.2. Expenditure of energy from physical activity from walking in kcal/week/kg (MET-hours per week).
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,574255040.8334.4945.765
AVWKEXP_4 - Energy expend from avgerage walking (MET-hours/week)
Col 118
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.1 and 4.2. Energy expenditure from average walking (2-3 mph) in MET-hours per week. If question 6.2 (speed of walking) was marked as "dont know" or was missing, the speed was assumed to be 2-3 mph.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,574255024.52.1743.963
FFWKEXP_4 - Energy expend from walking fairly fast (MET-hours/week)
Col 119
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.1 and 4.2. Energy expenditure form walking fairly fast (3-4 mph) in MET-hours per week.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,574255032.6671.8644.971
VFWKEXP_4 - Energy expend from walking very fast (MET-hours/week)
Col 120
Computed from Form 144, questions 4, 4.1, and 4.2. Energy expenditure from walking very fast (> 4 mph) in MET-hours per week.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,574255040.8330.1351.763
HARDEXP_4 - Energy expenditure from hard exercise (MET-hours/week)
Col 121
Computed from Form 144, questions 5.1 and 5.2. Energy expenditure from strenuous or very hard exercise (for example, aerobics, aerobic dancing, jogging, tennis, swimming laps) in MET-hours per week.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,5742550493.9118.332
MODEXP_4 - Energy expend from moderate exercise (MET-hours/week)
Col 122
Computed from Form 144, questions 5.3 and 5.4. Energy expenditure from moderate exercise (for example, biking outdoors, using an exercise machine, calisthenics, easy swimming, popular or folk dancing) in MET-hours per week.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,574255031.53.3785.426
MILDEXP_4 - Energy expenditure from mild exercise (MET-hours/week)
Col 123
Computed from Form 144, questions 5.5 and 5.6. Energy expenditure from mild exercise (for example, slow dancing, bowling, golf) in MET-hours per week.
NMissingMinMaxMeanStdDev
82,5742550211.5593.357
EST_4 - Estrogen use last year
Col 124
Computed from Form 144 questions 16, 17, 18, 19 and 22.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No41,56150.2
1Yes39,55047.7
Missing1,7182.1%
PRG_4 - Progesterone use last year
Col 125
Computed from Form 144 questions 16, 17, 22, 22.2 and 23.
ValueDescriptionN%
0No61,54874.3
1Yes18,02121.8
Missing3,2603.9%
HRT_4 - Hormone use last year (estrogen or progesterone)
Col 126
Computed from variables "Progesterone use last year" and "Estrogen use last year".
ValueDescriptionN%
0No41,31549.9
1Yes39,84848.1
Missing1,6662%