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Effects of a nationwide strategy to reduce salt intake in Samoa

Abstract:
Objective Salt reduction is one of the most cost-effective interventions for the prevention of noncommunicable diseases, but there are no studies evaluating the effectiveness of national strategies in low or lower-middle income countries. This study aimed to examine the effect an 18-month nationwide salt reduction strategy in Samoa. Methods Two nationally representative cross-sectional surveys of adults aged 18 to 64 years, measuring 24- hour urinary salt exc... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1097/HJH.0000000000001505

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Ieremia, M More by this author
Santos, JA More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Grant:
Global Alliance for Chronic Disease (GACD) Hypertension Program (#1040178)
Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Hypertension Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
188–198
Publication date:
2017-08-12
Acceptance date:
2017-07-12
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EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
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pubs:709369
URN:
uri:be46ccb0-f97f-4710-88c0-db9cb08645a4
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uuid:be46ccb0-f97f-4710-88c0-db9cb08645a4
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pubs:709369

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