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Modelling income group differences in the health and economic impacts of targeted food taxes and subsidies

Abstract:

Objective: To examine the effects, by income group, of targeted food taxes and subsidies on nutrition, health and expenditure in the UK.

Methods: A model based on consumption data and demand elasticity was constructed to predict the effects of four food taxation-subsidy regimens. Resulting changes in demand, expenditure, nutrition, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer mortality were estimated.

Data: Expenditure data were taken from the Expenditure and Food Survey; estimates ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ije/dyp214

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Health Economics Research Centre
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
5
Pages:
1324-1333
Publication date:
2009
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
URN:
uuid:51633a0d-da5c-4fd6-9a88-7277d4ce3814
Local pid:
ora:5541

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