Table 1. Specific Characteristics of Subjects
SubjectAgeRaceEducation*Reason for MenopauseCurrent General Health StatusDaily Severity of HFCAM UsePrior Acupuncture Use
A58WhiteGrad/profNaturalFairVery severeYesYes
B46WhiteCollegePerimenopausalVery goodVery severeYesNo
C62WhiteCollegeNaturalVery goodSevereYesYes
D53WhiteGrad/profChemotherapyVery goodModerateNoNo
E65WhiteCollegeNaturalGoodSevereYesNo
F62WhiteCollegeNaturalGoodSevereYesYes
G38WhiteCollegeSurgicalVery goodSevereYesNo
H79AAHigh schoolSurgicalGoodSevereNoNo
I62WhiteGrad/profNaturalGoodModerateYesNo
J53WhiteGrad/profChemotherapyVery goodVery severeYesYes
K69AACollegeNaturalGoodMildNoNo
L73AAHigh schoolNaturalGoodMildYesNo
M42WhiteGrad/profChemotherapyVery goodMildYesNo
N49WhiteCollegeChemotherapyVery goodMildNoNo
O73AAHigh schoolSurgicalFairSevereNoNo
P48AAGrad/profChemotherapyVery goodSevereYesNo
Q59AAGrad/profSurgicalGoodModerateNoNo
R51AACollegeNaturalVery goodModerateNoNo
S56AACollegeNaturalFairVery severeYesNo
T45WhiteGrad/profChemotherapyGoodModerateYesNo
U54AACollegeChemotherapyExcellentMildYesNo
V60AAHigh schoolSurgicalFairMildYesNo
W57WhiteGrad/profNaturalExcellentModerateNoNo
X67AACollegeNaturalGoodMildNoNo
Y48AAGrad/profSurgicalGoodMildNoNo
  • AA, African American; CAM, complementary and alternative medicine; Grad/Prof, graduate/professional; HF, hot flashes.