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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Characterization Of Salt Consumption Among Hypertensives According To Socio-demographic And Clinical Factors.
Author: Perin, Milena Sia
Cornélio, Marilia Estevam
Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus
Gallani, Maria Cecília Bueno Jayme
Abstract: To evaluate the relationship between the behaviors of salt consumption and socio-demographic and clinical variables. Sodium consumption was evaluated using the methods: self-reporting (considering 3 different behaviors related to salt consumption), 24- hr dietary recall, discretionary salt, food frequency questionnaire, estimation of total sodium intake and 24-hr urinary excretion of sodium (n=108). Elevated salt intake according to the different measurements of consumption of the nutrient was associated with the variables: male sex, low level of schooling and monthly income, being Caucasian, and being professionally inactive; and with the clinical variables: elevated Body Mass Index, tensional levels, ventricular hypertrophy and the number of medications used. The data obtained shows a heterogenous association between the different behaviors related to salt consumption and the socio-demographic and clinical variables. This data can be used to optimize the directing of educational activities with a view to reducing salt consumption among hypertensives.
Subject: Cross-sectional Studies
Feeding Behavior
Female
Humans
Hypertension
Male
Middle Aged
Socioeconomic Factors
Sodium Chloride, Dietary
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0104-11692013000500002
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24142208
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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