Table 47Risk of fracture for calcium, relative to vitamin D, by fracture group

Author, YearStudy DurationFracture TypeNumber of Fractures, CalciumNumber of Fractures, Vitamin D*Odds Ratio (95% CI)
All Fractures
Original 2007 Report
Grant, 200515362 monthsNew189/1,311212/1,3430.90 (0.73, 1.11)
Update Report: No new studies
Vertebral Fractures
Original 2007 Report
Grant, 200515362 monthsClinical vertebral3/1,3114/1,3430.77 (0.17, 3.39)
Update Report: No new studies
Hip
Original 2007 Report
Grant, 200515362 monthsProximal femur49/1,31147/1,3431.07 (0.71, 1.60)
Update Report: No new studies
Wrist
Original 2007 Report
Grant, 200515362 monthsDistal forearm33/1,31133/1,3431.02 (0.63, 1.67)
Update Report: No new studies
*

Control group.

From: Results

Cover of Treatment To Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis: Update of a 2007 Report
Treatment To Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis: Update of a 2007 Report [Internet].
Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 53.
Crandall CJ, Newberry SJ, Diamant A, et al.

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