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From: Sodium and potassium excretion in an adult Caribbean population of African descent with a high burden of cardiovascular disease

Fig. 1

Percentages (95% CIs) exceeding recommended daily levels of sodium excretion and a sodium-to-potassium ratio > 1, by sex, age group and educational level in Barbados (2012–2013).

aThe AHA recommends a sodium intake of no more than 1500 mg/d for people of African origin.

bThe WHO upper limit for sodium intake of 2000 mg/d (equivalent to 5 g of salt).

cTertiary refers to all post-secondary school education, including technical and vocational training and university courses

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