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Table 4 Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) usage for menopausal symptoms, non-Hispanic white women ages 50 and over, Marin County, 2006-2007 (n = 1083)

From: Recent trends in hormone therapy utilization and breast cancer incidence rates in the high incidence population of Marin County, California

  n %
Currently Using 101 9.3
   Soy Products 27 2.5
   Phytoestrogens 8 0.7
   Combination Herbal 18 1.4
   Black Cohosh 25 2.3
   Chaste Tree 6 0.6
   Wild Yam 6 0.6
   Other 19 1.8
   Progestin Cream 21 1.9
Current Users, length of time   
   <1 year 37 34.6
   1 - 2 years 27 25.2
   3 - 4 years 19 17.8
   5+ years 24 22.4
CAM use in women who have ever used hormone therapy 57 9.6
CAM use in women who have never used hormone therapy 44 9.0