Comparative Effectiveness of Policies to Reduce Dietary Salt Intake in the Pacific Rim

Investigator: Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD
Sponsor: UC Pacific Rim Research Program

Location(s): China; Mexico; Argentina; Chile


To adapt the Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Policy Model, a validated computer simulation of CHD in the US adult population over age 35 years to Argentina, Chile, and China, using their respective data on CHD risk factors to create a country specific CVD Policy Model and evaluate the anticipated effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the country-specific sodium reduction interventions.