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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population by race/ethnicity

From: Changes in androstenedione, dehydroepiandrosterone, testosterone, estradiol, and estrone over the menopausal transition

  White women African-American women
  (n = 76) (n = 34)
Age at baseline (years) 46.36 (2.47) 45.96 (2.05)
Age at final menstrual period (years) 52.03 (2.52) 51.96 (1.97)
Self-reported health (n, %)
 Excellent 29 (38.67%) 4 (12.50%)
 Very good 36 (48.00%) 9 (28.13%)
 Good 8 (10.67%) 15 (46.88%)
 Fair/Poor 2 (2.67%) 4 (12.50%)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.61 (2.18) 25.71 (2.01)
Baseline smoking status (n,%)
 Never 40 (52.63%) 20 (60.61%)
 Past 26 (34.21%) 7 (21.21%)
 Current 10 (13.16%) 7 (21.21%)