Table 2

Urinary excretion according to sodium level and diet (Mean (SD))

Level of sodium
HighIntermediateLow
DASH (n=198)Control (n=192)DASH (n=198)Control (n=192)DASH (n=198)Control (n=192)
Sodium
 g/day3.3 (1.3)3.2 (1.3)2.5 (1.2)2.4 (0.9)1.5 (1.1)1.5 (0.8)
 mmol/day144 (57)141 (55)107 (52)106 (43)67 (46)64 (37)
Potassium
 g/day3.0 (1.1)1.6 (0.5)3.2 (1.2)1.6 (0.5)3.2 (1.1)1.6 (0.5)
 mmol/day76 (27)40 (14)82 (31)41 (14)81 (29)41 (14)
Urea nitrogen
g/day
11.5 (4)9.5 (3.2)12.4 (4.5)9.7 (3.4)12 (4)10 (3.3)
Creatinine
g/day
1.4 (0.5)1.5 (0.5)1.5 (0.6)1.5 (0.6)1.4 (0.5)1.5 (0.6)