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How often add salt to food at table

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ADDSALT indicates how often respondent adds salt to food when sitting down at the table to eat. Salt substitutes were not included.


Other than changes in the universe, this variable is comparable over time. In 1991, the universe for ADDSALT was sample persons, 18+. In 1993 and 1995, this question was asked only to half of all sample persons, 18+. The universe for 1998 is sample adults, 18+.


  • 1991: Sample persons age 18+.
  • 1993: Half of sample persons age 18+ in quarters 3 and 4 (excluded from AIDS supplement).
  • 1995: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from AIDS supplement).
  • 1998: Sample adults age 18+.


  • 1991, 1993, 1995, 1998