Twelve-year trends and correlates of dietary salt intakes for the general adult population of Geneva, Switzerland

  title={Twelve-year trends and correlates of dietary salt intakes for the general adult population of Geneva, Switzerland},
  author={Sigrid Beer-Borst and Michael C. Costanza and Antoinette P{\'e}ch{\`e}re-Bertschi and Alfredo Morabia},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Background/Objectives:Investigate dietary salt intake trends by gender, and their associations with risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in Geneva, Switzerland.Subjects/Methods:Continuous surveillance of the Geneva general adult (35–74 years) population for 12 years (1993–2004) using a validated, semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) in random, cross-sectional, representative samples (6688 men, 6647 women). Dietary salt intake assessment by FFQ excluded discretionary salt… CONTINUE READING
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