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Table 2 Differences in positive perceptions between short- and long-term users

From: Use of phytoestrogens and effects perceived by postmenopausal women: result of a questionnaire-based survey

Positive Perceptions All users N (%) Short-term users N (%) Long-term users N (%) Chi square p value
  163 a (100) 75 b (100) 86 b (100)   
Reduction of hot flushes 121 (74) 51 (68) 70 (81) 4.34 0.04
Well-being increase 84 (52) 44 (59) 40 (47) 0.41 0.52
Mood increase 79 (48) 38 (51) 41 (48) 0.02 0.89
Palpitation 60 (37) 28 (37) 32 (37) 0.01 0.92
  1. aExcluding new users; bMissing data on duration of therapy in 2 questionnaires.