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Elevated blood pressure and high sodium levels in the public drinking water. Preliminary results of a study of high school students.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  911199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
High school sophomores residing in a community with elevated levels of sodium in the drinking water (107 mg/1) exhibited a marked upward shift in blood pressure distribution patterns for systolic and diastolic blood pressures in both males and females as compared with a similar group in the control community (8 mg/1). The students group from the high sodium community appears to exhibit a blood pressure distribution characteristic of persons several years older.
E J Calabrese; E W Tuthill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of environmental health     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0003-9896     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Environ. Health     Publication Date:    1977 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-11-30     Completed Date:  1977-11-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0212627     Medline TA:  Arch Environ Health     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  200-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure / drug effects*
Sodium / adverse effects*
United States
Water Supply / standards*
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