Variables related to Post-menopausal Hormone use

idVariableDescriptionCollectedFile
HORMFemale hormones everDid you ever use any female hormones like estrogen (Premarin) or progesterone (Provera)?These might be pills, skin patches, implants, creams, suppositories, shots, or birth control pills. (This does not include birth control pills you used before you were 50.)
*Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
BaselineForm 2 - Eligibility Screening
HORMNWFemale hormones nowAre you using female hormones now?
*Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17 "Female hormones ever". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
BaselineForm 2 - Eligibility Screening
HORM3MFemale hormones last 3 monthsHave you used female hormones in the last 3 months?
*Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17 "Female hormones ever". Sub-question of F2 V3 Q17.1 "Female hormones now". Not collected on all versions of Form 2.
BaselineForm 2 - Eligibility Screening
HORMSTATHRT use everComputed from Form 2, questions 17 and 17.1. Combines questions 17 and 17.1 into a three category HRT use variable (never, past, current).BaselineForm 2 - Eligibility Screening
NATHOR_XUsed non-prescription natural hormonesIn the past year, did you use any "natural" hormones that you can get without a doctors prescription? These are usually made from plants or herbs and often obtained from health food stores or by mail order. They may be in the form of a pill, vaginal cream or suppository, skin cream, or soy-enriched foods.Ext1Form 150 - Hormone Use Update WHI Extension