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Table 2 Twenty-four hour urinary sodium and potassium, and the sodium-to-potassium ratio, by age and sex, Barbados (2012–2013)

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

  Sodium (mg) Potassium (mg) Na:K ratio
Women
 25–44 years 2596 (2224, 2968) 1264 (1141, 1386) 2.1 (1.9, 2.3)
 45–64 years 2302 (2075, 2530) 1515 (1356, 1673) 1.7 (1.5, 1.8)
 Total 2453 (2195, 2710) 1386 (1275, 1497) 1.9 (1.8, 2.0)
Men
 25–44 years 2971 (2681, 3261) 1507 (1372, 1642) 2.1 (2.0, 2.3)
 45–64 years 2768 (2489, 3047) 1617 (1421, 1812) 2.0 (1.7, 2.3)
 Total 2876 (2665, 3087) 1558 (1442, 1674) 2.1 (1.9, 2.3)
Men and women
 25–44 years 2780 (2544, 3015) 1382 (1290, 1475) 2.1 (2.0, 2.3)
 45–64 years 2521 (2322, 2721) 1563 (1440, 1684) 1.8 (1.7, 2.0)
 Total 2656 (2488, 2824) 1469 (1395, 1542) 2.0 (1.9, 2.1)
  1. Figures are means (95% confidence intervals)