Table 56Calcium and total cancer mortality: Results of RCTs

Author Year
Study Name
Life StageOutcome1°/2°Followup, yInterventions, Daily Dosen EventN TotalOutcome Metric (Comparison)Result95% CIP BtwStudy Quality
Lappe 200752
Post-menopausal womenIncident cancer (all causes)4Ca (citrate 1400 mg or carbonate 1500 mg)17445RR Ca/placebo0.530.27, 1.030.06B
Post-menopausal womenIncident cancer (restrict to subjects who were free of cancer at 1 y intervention)4Ca (citrate 1400 mg or carbonate 1500 mg)15416RR Ca/placebo0.590.29, 1.210.147

From: 3, Results

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