Methodological Issues in Cohort Studies That Relate Sodium Intake to Cardiovascu

Updated:Feb 10,2014
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Methodological Issues in Cohort Studies That Relate Sodium Intake to Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes


  • Outcomes of cohort studies relating sodium (Na) intake to blood pressure–related cardiovascular disease (CVD) are inconsistent.
  • This report assesses the quality of cohort studies examining the relationship between Na intake and subsequent CVD.
  • Descriptions of the potential contribution of methodological issues to the heterogeneity of results are detailed.


    Read the full article in Circulation
    [published online ahead of print February 10, 2014]. Circulation. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000015.

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