Early adulthood; sodium intake; self-efficacy; social marketing; South Korea
Korean Nutrition SOC
Nutrition Research and Practice, 2014, 8(6), P.719-723
South Korean's sodium consumption level is more than twice the upper limit level suggested by the WHO. Steep increases in the prevalence of hypertension and cardiovascular disease in Korea necessitate more effective sodium reduction programs. This study was conducted in order to compare sodium intake-related eating behaviors and key psychosocial factors according to age group and gender.