High Salt Intake and Risk of Chronic Bronchitis: The Copenhagen Male Study—A 10-Year Followup
Prospective analysis 1976–1986 including only men who in 1976 had no lung symptoms indicating bronchitis, . Self-assessed high salt intake 1976 as a predictor of chronic bronchitis in 1985-86. Variables are ranked according to strength of statistical association with chronic bronchitis following multivariate adjustment in an age-adjusted multiple logistic regression analysis.
Chronic bronchitis in 1985-86
Current smoking 1976 versus not
Occupational dust (and fumes) exposure 1976 versus not
High salt intake 1976 versus not
Low social class (IV/V) versus higher
Excluded from the final model (): alcohol use.
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