• Medicine
  • Published 2008

The Salt Consumption of Residents in China

  title={The Salt Consumption of Residents in China},
  author={Li Yan-ping},
Objective To describe the salt consumption of residents in China, and provide basic information to develope intervention strategies. Method The data of 2002 China National Nutrition and Health Survey was used for this analysis. Results The amount of salt consumption of Chinese population was 10.7g per day. The daily salt intake was 11.1g for rural residents, which higher than that (9.7g) of their urban counterparts. 81.6% of the subjects consumed salt more than 6g per day, thereinto, 83.8% of… CONTINUE READING