Estimated reductions in cardiovascular and gastric cancer disease burden through salt policies in England: an IMPACTNCD microsimulation study

@inproceedings{Kypridemos2017EstimatedRI,
  title={Estimated reductions in cardiovascular and gastric cancer disease burden through salt policies in England: an IMPACTNCD microsimulation study},
  author={Chris Kypridemos and Maria Guzman-Castillo and Lirije Hyseni and Graeme L Hickey and Piotr Bandosz and Iain E. Buchan and Simon Capewell and Martin O'Flaherty},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the impact and equity of existing and potential UK salt reduction policies on primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and gastric cancer (GCa) in England. DESIGN A microsimulation study of a close-to-reality synthetic population. In the first period, 2003-2015, we compared the impact of current policy against a counterfactual 'no intervention' scenario, which assumed salt consumption persisted at 2003 levels. For 2016-2030, we assumed additional legislative… CONTINUE READING
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