POPULATION (BASELINE) **

UI Author Year Study Design * Location (e.g., City and Country, latitude) N enrolled *** N analyzed Mean (SD) Age, yr Age Range/IQR Male, % Race/Ethnicity Anthropometry data (e.g., BMI, weight, or %body fat …cetc) Health Status Specific Nutrition Status Data (e.g., malnourish, low Vit D or Ca intake …cetc.)
17965037 Bjorkman
2008
RCT Helsinki, Finland 60° 10′ North 218 218 84.5 65–104.3 18.4 nd nd All required assistance of >2 persons in almost all activities of daily living.
Mean GFR = 64.3, ranged from 17 to 163.
67% had dementia; 43% had cerebrovascular disease; 14% had hip fracture
Frail and chronically bedridden
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Report baseline data for all subjects: preferred data for subjects actually analyzed than for subjects that enrolled in the study.

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For RCT, N enrolled is the number of subjects randomized. For cohort study, N enrolled is the total number of subjects fulfilled study inclusion criteria. For case-cohort study, please report as detailed as possible information on subjects selection. For example, original cohort sample size, number of subjects provided exposure data (eg. blood sample or dietary assessment), number of subjects had outcome data …etc.

From: Appendix C, Evidence Tables: A-E

Cover of Vitamin D and Calcium
Vitamin D and Calcium: A Systematic Review of Health Outcomes.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 183.
Chung M, Balk EM, Brendel M, et al.

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