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Effect of longer-term modest salt reduction on blood pressure

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2013
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1 news outlet
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
62 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
wikipedia
5 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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282 Mendeley
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Title
Effect of longer-term modest salt reduction on blood pressure
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004937.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Feng J He, Jiafu Li, Graham A MacGregor

Abstract

A reduction in salt intake lowers blood pressure (BP) and, thereby, reduces cardiovascular risk. A recent meta-analysis by Graudal implied that salt reduction had adverse effects on hormones and lipids which might mitigate any benefit that occurs with BP reduction. However, Graudal's meta-analysis included a large number of very short-term trials with a large change in salt intake, and such studies are irrelevant to the public health recommendations for a longer-term modest reduction in salt intake. We have updated our Cochrane meta-analysis.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 5 2%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Jamaica 1 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Morocco 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Unknown 270 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 52 18%
Student > Bachelor 48 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 38 13%
Researcher 36 13%
Unspecified 26 9%
Other 82 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 123 44%
Unspecified 41 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 36 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 31 11%
Social Sciences 17 6%
Other 34 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 69. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 April 2019.
All research outputs
#229,935
of 13,047,675 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#597
of 10,443 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,532
of 146,855 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5
of 116 outputs
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