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Table 5 Daily calcium and vitamin D requirements according to age

From: Expert panel consensus recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of secondary osteoporosis in children

Age Calcium (mg) Vitamin D (IU)
0–6 months 200 400
6–12 months 260 400
1–3 years 700 600
4–8 years 1000 600
9-18 years 1300 600