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Table 3 Reasons for non-use of HRT by Nigerian Gynaecologists (N = 126)

From: Suboptimal management of severe menopausal symptoms by Nigerian Gynaecologists: a call for mandatory continuing medical education for physicians

Reason Number of respondents % of respondents
Non-availability 75 59.5
High cost 20 15.9
Side effects 13 10.3
Lack of experience 9 7.1
Patients' poor adherence 6 4.8
Fear of abuse of the drugs 3 2.4