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Table 1 Apparent consumption data and population-weighted nutrient reference values for sodium and iodine in 20 remote Indigenous communities

From: Dietary sodium and iodine in remote Indigenous Australian communities: will salt-reduction strategies increase risk of iodine deficiency? A cross-sectional analysis and simulation study

Nutrient (unit) Apparent consumption Population-weighted NRV % of recommendation
Per MJ Per day* NRV Per MJ* Per day
Sodium (mg) 311.0 (270.5–387.5) 2770 (2410–3450) AI 70.0 (68.9–71.2) 620 (590–640) 444 (384–545) %
UL 231.8 (228.2–235.9) 2060 (1950–2130) 134 (116–164) %
Iodine (μg) 23.1 (20.7–28.7) 206 (186–246) UL 96.9 (87.4–102.6) 862 (734–927) 24 (20–31) %
RDI 15.7 (15.4–16.1) 140 (131–145) 147 (131–182) %
EAR 10.5 (10.3–10.8) 94 (87–98) 219 (194–271) %
  1. Values are shown as total population (range for results from individual communities). * Per MJ of estimated energy requirement. Abbreviations: AI adequate intake, EAR estimated average requirement, EER estimated energy requirement, MJ megajoule, NRV nutrient reference value, RDI recommended dietary intake, UL Upper limit