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Table 4 The impact on obesity, overweight and BMI based in consumption change due to price increase of SSBs

From: Evidence that a tax on sugar sweetened beverages reduces the obesity rate: a meta-analysis

Author/year/country Impact on BMI kg/m2 SE Impact on overweight SE Impact on obesity prevalence SE Price increase (%)
Fletcher JM, et al. (2010a)[12] USA – Adults - 0.0031 0.0005 -0.0002 0.0001 -0.0001 -0.000 1%
Fletcher JM, et al. (2010b)[48] USA – Children and adolescents - 0.015 0.016 -0.002 0.011 -0.009 -0.006 1%
EA, et al. (2010)[47] USA - 0.0651 0.023      20%
Han E, et al. (2011)[52], USA – Women      -0.05 0.287 10%
Han E and Powell LM. (2011)[52], USA – Men      -0.34 0.381 10%
Powell LM, et al. (2009)[21] USA – Vending Machine 0.011 0.017      1%
Powell LM, et al. (2009)[23] USA – Grocery shops 0.0124 0.0124      1%
Smith TA, et al. (2010)[50], USA    -0.045 N/R -0.03 N/R 20%
  1. 1BMI calculation. Formula: Mass (kg)/(Height(m))^2 = 0.20 kg/1.76 m = 0.065. Mass is 0.20 kg (Page 5. Table 3. 20%Tax on carbonated SSBs. All groups). Height: 1.76 (USA average height).
  2. N/R Not reported.