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Table 1 Comparison of first year survey respondents’ background characteristics in different trial arms, EPHT Trial

From: The effect of hormone therapy on women's quality of life in the first year of the Estonian Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy trial

Background characteristic Non-HT arms
N=673
HT arms
N=686
p-value
Age group, yrs    0.004*
50-54 86 (13%) 117 (17%)  
55-59 226 (34%) 261 (38%)  
60+ 361 (54%) 308 (45%)  
Age, yrs    0.011
mean 60.1 59.5  
median 60.5 60.5  
SD 4.0 4.0  
Education, yrs    0.213*
<= 12 450(67%) 436 (64%)  
>12 222 (33%) 248 (36%)  
Marital status    0.719*
married or co-habiting 420 (63%) 432 (63%)  
single 39 (6%) 46 (7%)  
divorced or widowed 208 (31%) 203 (30%)  
Duration of menopause, yrs    0.184*
<= 3 61 (9%) 77 (11%)  
>3 612 (91%) 608 (89%)  
  1. * χ2-test.
  2. t-test.
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