Barriers to Dietary Salt Reduction among Hypertensive Patients
Journal of Nepal Health Research Council
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Background: Despite knowing the ill consequences of high salt intake, many hypertensive patients in Nepal continue to consume high levels of salt in their diet. Hence, this study aims to reveal the barriers to dietary salt reduction among hypertensive patients in Nepal. Methods: A barrier analysis was conducted in the outpatient department of Sahid Gangalal National Heart Center, Nepal among 180 hypertensive patients under physician advice to reduce salt in their diet. A logistic regression modeling was used to calculate odds ratios (ORs) for the barriers...(See full text for complete abstract)
Barriers; Hypertension; Nepal; Salt reduction
Callahan, K. E.
Barriers to Dietary Salt Reduction among Hypertensive Patients.
Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, 16(2),