Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and health outcomes five years after active intervention ended: the Women's Health Initiative.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of women's health (2002), Volume 22, Issue 11, p.915-29 (2013)


2013, Aged, Breast Neoplasms, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium, Dietary, Cardiovascular Diseases, Dietary Supplements, Double-Blind Method, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Fractures, Bone, Humans, Incidence, Intervention Studies, March 2014, Middle Aged, Postmenopause, Public Health Sciences Division, Socioeconomic Factors, Time Factors, Treatment Outcome, United States, Vitamin D, Women's Health


Clinical outcomes of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) calcium plus vitamin D supplementation trial have been reported during 7.0 years of active intervention. We now report outcomes 4.9 years after the intervention stopped and cumulative findings.