Objective. To investigate the association between long term intake of dietary and supplemental calcium and death from all causes and cardiovascular disease.
Design. Prospective longitudinal cohort study.
Setting. Swedish mammography cohort, a population based cohort established in 1987-90.
Participants. 61,433 women (born between 1914 and 1948) followed-up for a median of 19 years.
Main Outcome Measures. Primary outcome measures, identified from registry data, were time to death from all causes (n=11,944) and cause specific cardiovascular disease (n=3862), ischaemic heart disease (n=1932), and stroke (n=1100). ...Continue Reading →