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Table 6 24-h urinary sodium and potassium excretion, and sodium-to-potassium ratio, by age and sex, restricted to those with ≥0.7 of predicted sex specific creatinine excretion per kg body weight (n = 184)

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

  Sodium (mg) Potassium (mg) Sodium/potassium
Women
 25–44 years 3137 (2433, 3841) 1416 (1180, 1652) 2.3 (1.9, 2.7)
 45–64 years 2316 (1993, 2638) 1631 (1344, 1918) 1.6 (1.3, 1.9)
 Total 2735 (2301, 3169) 1521 (1317, 1725) 2.0 (1.7, 2.2)
Men
 25–44 years 3130.1 (2797, 3464) 1569.7 (1430, 1709) 2.2 (1.9, 2.4)
 45–64 years 2800.1 (2546, 3054) 1651.0 (1438, 1864) 1.9 (1.6, 2.3)
 Total 2987.6 (2760, 3215) 1604.8 (1489, 1721) 2.1 (1.9, 2.2)
Men and women
 25–44 years 3133 (2797, 3468) 1512 (1400, 1624) 2.2 (2.0, 2.4)
 45–64 years 2592 (2388, 2795) 1642 (1471, 1813) 1.8 (1.5, 2.0)
 Total 2887 (2673, 3100) 1571 (1473, 1670) 2.0 (1.8, 2.2)
  1. Figures are means with 95% confidence intervals (95% CI)