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Sugar-sweetened beverage price elasticities in a hypothetical convenience store

Blake, Miranda R; Lancsar, Emily; Peeters, Anna; Backholer, Kathryn


An increase in sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) prices has been suggested to reduce SSB intake to improve population health. Using a discrete choice experiment, we tested the effect of price changes on beverage choices in an online hypothetical convenience store setting amongst 1,008 Australian adults in May to June 2016. From this we calculated pre-packaged beverage price elasticities overall and for health policy-target consumer subgroups; and identified consumer subgroups likely to be most...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Science and Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.02.021


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