|Quartile||Number of women||Total calcium intake||Relative risk (95% CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary. Analyses adjusted for age, total energy intake, body mass index, waist to hip ratio, history of diabetes mellitus, smoking status, postmenopausal oestrogen use, alcohol intake, education, marital status, physical activity, dietary vitamin E intake, and saturated fat intake.|
|Second||84||696-1051 mg/day||0.62 (0.45 to 0.85)|
|Third||94||1052-1425 mg/day||0.75 (0.55 to 1.03)†|
|Fourth||82||1425 mg/day||0.67 (0.47 to 0.94)|
Increased calcium intake was associated with decreased risk of ischaemic heart disease mortality in postmenopausal women
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