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Volume 40 Supplement 1

Malaysian Community Salt Survey 2017-2018 (MyCoSS)

Research

Publication of this supplement has been supported by the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund: United Kingdom – Malaysia Bilateral Health Research Collaboration for Non-Communicable Diseases with the grant number of MR/P012590/1 (joint funding from the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology, and the Medical Research Council, United Kingdom). The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. Supplement Editors were not involved in the peer review for any article that they co-authored. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no other competing interests.

Edited by Geeta Appannah, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Lee Ann Tan, Lina Munirah Zakaria and Rashidah Ambak.

  1. Recognising that excessive dietary salt intake is associated with high blood pressure and adverse cardiovascular health, the Ministry of Health Malaysia conducted the Malaysian Community Salt Survey (MyCoSS) a...

    Authors: Rashidah Ambak, Feng J He, Fatimah Othman, Viola Michael, Muhammad Fadhli Mohd Yusoff and Tahir Aris

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):23

    Content type: Introduction

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  2. Sodium is an essential mineral needed by the human body that must be obtained from food. An excess intake, however, can lead to many diseases. As food is the main source of sodium, this study aims to provide i...

    Authors: Mohamad Hasnan Ahmad, Cheong Siew Man, Fatimah Othman, Feng J. He, Ruhaya Salleh, Noor Safiza Mohammad Noor, Wan Nur Khairunnisa Wan Kozil, Graham MacGregor and Tahir Aris

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):4

    Content type: Research

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  3. Excessive intake of sodium is a major public health concern. Information on knowledge, perception, and practice (KPP) related to sodium intake in Malaysia is important for the development of an effective salt ...

    Authors: Siew Man Cheong, Rashidah Ambak, Fatimah Othman, Feng J. He, Ruhaya Salleh, Syafinaz Mohd Sallehudin, Lalitha Palaniveloo and Shubash Shander Ganapathy

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):5

    Content type: Research

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  4. Monitoring sodium intake through 24-h urine collection sample is recommended, but the implementation of this method can be difficult. The objective of this study was to develop and validate an equation using s...

    Authors: Fatimah Othman, Rashidah Ambak, Mohd Azahadi Omar, Suzana Shahar, Noor Safiza Mohd Nor, Mohamad Hasnan Ahmad, Muhammad Fadhli Mohd Yusoff, Hasnah Haron, Mohd Fairulnizal Md Noh and Tahir Aris

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):10

    Content type: Research

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  5. High sodium intake was an established risk factor for stroke and cardiovascular diseases. The objective of this study was to investigate factors associated with high sodium intake based on 24-h urinary sodium ...

    Authors: Nur Shahida Abdul Aziz, Rashidah Ambak, Fatimah Othman, Feng J. He, Muslimah Yusof, Faizah Paiwai, Suhaila Abdul Ghaffar, Muhammad Fadhli Mohd Yusof, Siew Man Cheong, Graham MacGregor and Tahir Aris

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):14

    Content type: Research

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  6. Sodium intake is associated with anthropometric measurement including weight, waist circumference (WC), and body mass index (BMI). Higher intake of sodium is usually linked to higher risk of obesity among adul...

    Authors: Syafinaz Mohd Sallehuddin, Rashidah Ambak, Fatimah Othman, Nur Shahida Abd Aziz, Lalitha Palaniveloo, Noor Safiza Mohd Nor, Rasidah Jamaluddin, Azli Baharudin, Nor Azian Mohd Zaki and Mohamad Hasnan Ahmad

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):9

    Content type: Research

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  7. High blood pressure or hypertension has become one of the main health problems, worldwide. A number of studies have proven that an increased intake of salt was related to an increased prevalence of cardiovascu...

    Authors: Azli Baharudin, Rashidah Ambak, Fatimah Othman, Viola Michael, Siew Man Cheong, Nor Azian Mohd. Zaki, Nur Shahida Abdul Aziz, Syafinaz Mohd. Sallehuddin, Shubash Shander Ganapathy, Lalitha Palaniveloo and Feng J. He

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):6

    Content type: Research

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  8. Hypertension is one of the most common risk factors for cardiovascular disease and leading cause of mortality globally. The aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of hypertension and its associated r...

    Authors: Nor Azian Mohd Zaki, Rashidah Ambak, Fatimah Othman, Norazizah Ibrahim Wong, Cheong Siew Man, Mohamad Faizul Azham Morad, Feng J. He, Graham MacGregor, Lalitha Palaniveloo and Azli Baharudin

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):8

    Content type: Research

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  9. High blood pressure or hypertension is well recognized as an important modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Several studies had indicated potassium intake has a blood pressure lowering effect. T...

    Authors: Lalitha Palaniveloo, Rashidah Ambak, Fatimah Othman, Nor Azian Mohd Zaki, Azli Baharudin, Nur Shahida Abdul Aziz and Ruhaya Salleh

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):7

    Content type: Research

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  10. Studies have shown that having away from home meals contributes to high sodium intake among young people and those who lived in urban areas. This study aimed to determine the association between dietary sodium...

    Authors: Ruhaya Salleh, Shubash Shander Ganapathy, Norazizah Ibrahim Wong, Siew Man Cheong, Mohamad Hasnan Ahmad, Lalitha Palaniveloo, Fatimah Othman, Azli Baharudin, Megat Rusydi Megat Radzi, Rusidah Selamat, Nur Shahida Abd. Aziz, Rashidah Ambak and Tahir Aris

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40(Suppl 1):12

    Content type: Research

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