Table 1: Demographic data of studied women at baseline*.

All ( )Group A Group B

Age (years)53.5 ± 7.154.5 ± 6.253.7 ± 7.8
BMI (Kg/m2)24.7 ± 3.924.5 ± 3.924.9 ± 3.9
Hysterectomy (%)17 (15.6)9 (18.0)8 (13.6)
Former HT use (%)64 (58.7)29 (58.0)35 (59.3)

*Data are presented as mean ± standard deviations or percentages (n, %); BMI: body mass index; HT: hormone therapy; Group A: RCE; Group B: placebo.