In the sub-cohort described in Petitti 2008, 89% of participants were white, 4% were black, 3% were Hispanic and 4% were of other or unknown ethnicity. These percentages are not representative of the health plan members as a whole.
Diagnosis & Evaluation Methods
See Petitti et al. 2008 for a detailed description.
Petitti DB, Buckwalter G, Crooks VC, Chiu V. Prevalence of dementia in users of hormone replacement therapy as defined by prescription data. Journal of Gerontology 2002;57A:M532-M538.
Petitti DB, Crooks VC, Chiu V, Buckwalter JG, Chui HC. Incidence of dementia in long-term hormone users. American Journal of Epidemiology 2008;167:692-700.