BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 27 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:222

Strength and importance of the relation of dietary salt to blood pressure

An authors' error occurred in this commentary by Dyer et al (29 June pp 1661-4). Point (7) of the box should read “Prospective data on the long term influences of salt on blood pressure are lacking as Intersalt is a cross sectional study” [the word “prospective” was omitted].

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