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Abbreviations and Acronyms

CaD

Calcium and vitamin D supplementation

CCC

Clinical Coordinating Center

CHD

Coronary heart disease

CPS

Community Prevention Study

CT

Clinical Trial

CVD

Cardiovascular disease

DM

Dietary modification

DSMB

Data Safety and Monitoring Board

ERT

Estrogen replacement therapy

HDL-C

High-density lipoprotein cholesterol

HRT

Hormone replacement therapy

IOM

Institute of Medicine

LDL-C

Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NIH

National Institutes of Health

OPR

Objective Prescheduled Reassessment

OS

Observational Study

PEPI

Postmenopausal Estrogen Progestin Interventions Trial

PERT

Progestin-plus-estrogen replacement therapy

PI

Principal investigator

SES

Socioeconomic status

WHI

Women's Health Initiative



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An Assessment of the NIH Women's Health Initiative L Abbreviations and Acronyms CaD Calcium and vitamin D supplementation CCC Clinical Coordinating Center CHD Coronary heart disease CPS Community Prevention Study CT Clinical Trial CVD Cardiovascular disease DM Dietary modification DSMB Data Safety and Monitoring Board ERT Estrogen replacement therapy HDL-C High-density lipoprotein cholesterol HRT Hormone replacement therapy IOM Institute of Medicine LDL-C Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol NAS National Academy of Sciences NCI National Cancer Institute NIH National Institutes of Health OPR Objective Prescheduled Reassessment OS Observational Study PEPI Postmenopausal Estrogen Progestin Interventions Trial PERT Progestin-plus-estrogen replacement therapy PI Principal investigator SES Socioeconomic status WHI Women's Health Initiative

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