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Calcium, diet and fracture risk: a prospective study of 1898 incident fractures among 34 696 British women and men.

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OBJECTIVE: The risk factors for fractures are incompletely understood. An outstanding question concerns the optimal amount of dietary calcium needed to minimise the risk of fracture. DESIGN: We examined the associations of dietary calcium and other nutrients with self-reported fracture risk in a prospective cohort study. Nutrient intakes were estimated using a semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire administered at recruitment. SETTING: The UK. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 26 749 women and...

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10.1017/s1368980007696402

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Appleby, PN More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Roddam, AW More by this author
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Journal:
Public health nutrition
Volume:
10
Issue:
11
Pages:
1314-1320
Publication date:
2007-11-05
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:496cc910-c2b8-41b4-ad17-3304287e1ac5
Source identifiers:
30311
Local pid:
pubs:30311

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