The Heart Follow-Up Study (HFUS) was designed to assess the sodium intake of NYC residents. HFUS data collected in 2010 provides a baseline sodium intake level for NYC. A follow-up study is planned to evaluate changes in intake over time. This study is a critical component in assessing the impact of the National Salt Reduction Initiative. For more information about HFUS:
Recent Journal Articles
- Angell SY, Yi S, Eisenhower DE, Kerker B, Curtis CJ, Bartley K, Silver LD, Farley TA. Sodium intake in a cross-sectional, representative sample of New York City. American Journal of Public Health 2014.
- Loftfield E, Yi S, Curtis CJ, Bartley K, Kansagra SM. Potassium and fruit and vegetable intake in relation to social determinants and access to produce in New York City. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2013.
- Bartley K, Jung M, Yi S. Diet and Blood Pressure: Differences among Whites, Blacks and Hispanics in New York City 2010 (PDF). Ethnicity & Disease, 2014.
- Yi SS, Kansagra S. Associations of sodium Intake with obesity, body mass index, waist circumference and weight. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2014; 46(6):e53–e55.
- Yi SS, Curtis CJ, Angell SA, Anderson CA, Jung M, Kansagra SM. Highlighting the sodium to potassium ratio in population-level dietary assessments. Public Health Nutrition, in press.
Acknowledgements: The HFUS was made possible by funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the New York State Health Foundation, the National Association of County & City Health Officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. This funding is administered by the Fund for Public Health in New York, a private non-profit organization that supports innovative initiatives of the NYC DOHMH.