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Table 1 Key questions for vitamin D prophylaxis in infancy

From: Vitamin D prophylaxis in infancy

  Key question 1 Key question 2 Key question 3
Participants Infants Infants Infants without risk factors
Infants with risk factors
Intervention Vitamin D supplement at any dose Dose A of vitamin D Vitamin D supplement until 12 months of age
Comparison Placebo or no vitamin D supplement Dose B of vitamin D Vitamin D supplement until more than 12 months of age
Outcomes Clinical outcomes: rickets (clinical or radiological signs), infections
Anthropometric outcomes such as mineral bone density
Levels of serum vitamin D (25OHD)
Adverse effects Any adverse effect