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The cost-effectiveness of a 20% price discount on fruit, vegetables, diet drinks and water, trialled in remote Australia to improve Indigenous health

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This paper estimates the cost-effectiveness of a 20% price discount on healthy food and beverages with and without consumer nutrition education, as trialled in remote Northern Australia. Changes in actual store sales, from the pre-discount baseline period, were analysed for population impact on consumption of fruit and vegetables, water and artificially sweetened soft drinks, in addition with total dietary weight (grams), energy (Mega Joules), and sodium (milligrams). Disability Adjusted Life...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0204005

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ORCID:
0000-0002-1165-8161
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-2271-6494
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
9
Pages:
e0204005
Publication date:
2018-09-27
Acceptance date:
2018-09-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
30260984
Source identifiers:
926666
Language:
English
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pubs:926666
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uuid:45354673-3ac3-4ad4-97d2-0ec512b96566
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pubs:926666
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2018-11-21

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