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Effects of a community-based salt reduction program in a regional Australian population.

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Background

Salt reduction is a public health priority but there are few studies testing the efficacy of plausible salt reduction programs.

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A multi-faceted, community-based salt reduction program using the Communication for Behavioral Impact framework was implemented in Lithgow, Australia. Single 24-h urine samples were obtained from 419 individuals at baseline (2011) and from 572 at follow-up (2014). Information about knowledge and behaviors relating to sa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12889-016-3064-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
388
Publication date:
2016-05-05
Acceptance date:
2016-04-29
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2458
Pubs id:
pubs:622971
URN:
uri:8607221f-4dba-48be-b8bc-5926cd773fc5
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uuid:8607221f-4dba-48be-b8bc-5926cd773fc5
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pubs:622971

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