Salt intakes in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-regression

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Oyebode, Oyinlola; Oti, Samuel; Chen, Yen-Fu; Lilford, Richard J.; (2016)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Population Health Metrics,volume 14 (issn: 1478-7954, eissn: 1478-7954)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12963-015-0068-7, pmc: PMC4709973
  • Subject: Epidemiology | Sodium | Africa | Dietary | RA0421 | Systematic review | Research | RA | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health | Sodium chloride

Background High sodium intake increases the risk of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. For this reason the World Health Organization recommends a maximum intake of 2 g per day and a 30 % reduction in population sodium intake by 2025. However, in global reviews, d... View more
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