Vitamin D prophylaxis v a control condition (eg, calcium or placebo) in older persons at 3 months to 3 years*

OutcomeNumber of trials (n)Weighted event ratesRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
Vitamin DControl
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; weighted event rates, RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article using a random effects model.
Participants who had ⩾1 fall5 (1237)30%37%19% (6 to 31)15 (9 to 52)