The effect of sodium intake on human health has received increased attention in recent years. This paper evaluates the impact of various sociodemographic and economic factors on sodium intake of a sample of Americans. Results indicate that urbanization. region, race, weight and height of an individual, gender, diet status, household size, age and income significantly affect sodium intake. Knowledge of the influence of sociodemographic and economic factors on sodium intake is necessary especially in the design and practical implementation of nutrition education and outreach programmes.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Journal of Consumer Studies & Home Economics|
|Publication status||Published - 1994|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Applied Psychology
- Economics and Econometrics
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health