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Association between plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and fracture risk: the EPIC-Oxford study.

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The importance of vitamin D for bone health is well established, but few data exist on the relation between plasma levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of fracture. The authors examined this association within the EPIC-Oxford (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Oxford cohort) study of men and women in the United Kingdom (1993-1999). Five years after recruitment, participants completed a follow-up questionnaire where fracture incidence was self-reported. Plasma 25-h...

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10.1093/aje/kwm210

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Roddam, AW More by this author
Appleby, P More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
166
Issue:
11
Pages:
1327-1336
Publication date:
2007-12-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:0556d929-d199-4ecc-85d3-d702f83764a1
Source identifiers:
3301
Local pid:
pubs:3301

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