Variable Details

Available Studies

ROS, MAP, LATC

Scaled? 

Not Scaled

Variable Type 

Longitudinal

Variable Name 

patch

Categories

Female Reproductive History

HRT patch
Hormone replacement therapy use: Patch

This variable is only available in ROS, MAP, and LATC.

Hormone replacement patch usage is based on self-report. Female participants are first asked if they have ever taken medication for hormone replacement. Those who respond “yes” are asked if the medication was in patch form:

  1. Did you ever take any type of estrogen hormonal medication, for example Premarin, Ogen, or Estrace, or progesterone hormonal medication, for example Provera?
  2. Were these estrogen or progesterone hormones in the form of a patch?

Response choices:

Value Response
1 Yes
2 Suspect
3 No

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