Sodium excretion and blood pressure in middle-aged men in the Sogn County: an intra- and interpopulation study.


Blood pressure (BP) and daily sodium excretion were measured in 262 males aged 35-54 years from three separate districts of the Sogn county in Norway. Averages for mean arterial pressure and sodium excretion were 103.4 mmHg and 192.4 mmol/24 h respectively, which is similar to the excretion rates in most other Western societies. Interpopulation (between… (More)