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Table 4 Top 10 food group sources of dietary sodium for men and women, by % sodium

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

Food group Frequencya (%) % Sodium (95% CI)
Rice 389 (4.6) 13.4 (13.4, 13.5)
Poultry 487 (5.8) 13.0 (12.9, 13.0)
Bread 472 (5.6) 12.3 (12.2, 12.3)
Fish 339 (4.0) 6.9 (6.9, 6.9)
Processed meats 208 (2.5) 6.3 (6.3, 6.4)
Cakes, sweet breads 278 (3.3) 6.1 (6.0, 6.1)
Pasta 187 (2.2) 5.5 (5.5, 5.5)
Vegetables 589 (7.0) 5.5 (5.5, 5.5)
Ground provisions 427 (5.1) 5.3 (5.3, 5.3)
Red meat 222 (2.6) 5.2 (5.1, 5.2)
  1. aFrequency: number of times food group was reported, as a percentage of all food items reported