Table 1.

Prevalence estimates for use of tamoxifen in two nationally representative U.S. data sources (NHIS 2000, NHIS 2005)

NHIS 2000*NHIS 2005
No. of women using tamoxifen (95% CI)PercentageNo. of women using tamoxifen (95% CI)Percentage
120,737 (95% CI, 75,416-183,219)0.20 (95% CI, 0.13-0.31)51,575 (95% CI, 19,596-109,936)0.08 (95% CI, 0.03-0.17)
  • *Weighted estimate from a sample of 27 women who report using tamoxifen of a total sample size of 10,601.

  • Weighted estimate from a sample of 8 women who report using tamoxifen of a total sample size of 10,690.