Vitamin D supplementation (D3 or D2) was not associated with
All-cause mortality: RR 0.98 (95% CI, 0.95 to 1.02)
Cardiovascular mortality: RR 0.98 (95% CI, 0.88 to 1.08)
Non-cancer, non-cardiovascular mortality: RR 1.05 (95% CI, 0.93 to 1.18)
Vitamin D supplementation was associated with
Reduced risk of cancer death: RR 0.84 (95% CI, 0.74 to 0.95)
Only found with VitD3 and not VitD2
Neither vitamin D3 or D2 supplementation was
associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality
However, the authors note that
…vitamin D supplementation reduced cancer mortality by 16%. Therefore, this analysis supports the concept that the risk of cancer death could be reduced by vitamin D supplementation, and a more targeted intervention for this role might be appropriate.
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