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Heart Follow-up Study

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:

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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.