Relationship of urinary sodium and sodium-to-potassium ratio to blood pressure in older adults in Australia.

@article{Huggins2011RelationshipOU,
  title={Relationship of urinary sodium and sodium-to-potassium ratio to blood pressure in older adults in Australia.},
  author={Catherine E Huggins and Sharleen L O'Reilly and Maree T. Brinkman and Allison Hodge and Graham G. Giles and Dallas English and Caryl Anne Nowson},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2011},
  volume={195 3},
  pages={128-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between dietary sodium intake, as measured by urinary electrolyte excretion, and blood pressure within a population of older Australian adults. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS A cross-sectional study of adults enrolled in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study, stratified by sex, country of birth (Italy, Greece, Australia/New Zealand) and age (50-59 and 60-75 years). Blood pressure measurements were taken in 2003-2007 and 24-hour urine collections in… CONTINUE READING

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