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Turkey Salt Consumption and Food Resources Study 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Tuz Tüketimi Ve Gıda Kaynakları Çalışması
Turkey (TUR)
Ankara, Istanbul, Konya, İzmir
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2012 - 03/2012
Data type
  • Interview

The Salt Consumption and Food Resource Study (SALTURK2) examined participants' daily salt intake and identified sources of dietary salt. The sample included 925 volunteers selected from PatenT2 participants from Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, and Konya; 657 participants were ultimately included in the study population. The study collected a medical history, detailed history of salt intake, dietary history, blood pressure measurement, and urine collection from each participant.

Suggested citation 
Omega Contract Research Organization, Turkish Society of Hypertension and Renal Diseases. Turkey Salt Consumption and Food Resources Study 2012.