Table 1:

Sodium levels in restaurant food items in Canada (2010–2013)

Food itemsn (%)Sodium level (mg), mean ± SD
20102013Average changeAverage percent change
Overall2198 (100)917 ± 694892 ± 679*−25 ± 2681 ± 48
Foods with a decrease in sodium662 (30)1130 ± 778910 ± 642−220 ± 303−19 ± 17
Foods with an increase in sodium358 (16)842 ± 6581093 ± 858251 ± 34944 ± 104
Foods with no change in sodium1178 (54)821 ± 6240 ± 00 ± 0
  • Note: SD = standard deviation.

  • * p < 0.0001.