Q quartile/quintile




RAAS renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system
RCT randomized controlled trial
RDA Recommended Dietary Allowance
RR relative risk




SALTURK Relationship between Hypertension and Salt Intake in Turkish Populations
SD standard deviation




TOHP Trials of Hypertension Prevention
TRANSCEND Telmisartan Randomized AssessmeNt Study in ACE INtolerant subjects with cardiovascular Disease




UK urinary potassium
UL Tolerable Upper Intake Level
UNa urinary sodium
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture




WHO World Health Organization


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