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