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Table 5 Changes in annual per caput fat consumption in 23 countries

From: Patterns of lung cancer mortality in 23 countries: Application of the Age-Period-Cohort model

  Fat Consumption*
Country 1970 1990 Percent increase Rank&
Taiwan 38.0 136.8 260.0% 1
Hong Kong 71.4$ 135.6# 89.9% 2
Spain 88.9 137.0 54.1% 3
Portugal 78.6 120.6 53.4% 4
Japan 54.6 79.3 45.2% 5
Greece 101.9 138.4 35.8% 6
Hungary 115.3 153.5 33.1% 7
Italy 114.4 151.0 32.0% 8
France 126.4 161.3 27.7% 9
Cuba 67.6 85.1 25.9% 10
New Zealand 115.4 134.7 16.7% 11
USA 119.6 138.8 16.1% 12
Canada 113.7 127.1 11.8% 13
Australia 117.8 130.6 10.9% 14
Netherlands 132.0 140.9 6.7% 15
Poland 103.9 110.3 6.2% 16
Sweden 116.8 122.6 5.0% 17
Finland 123.6 124.2 0.5% 18
Norway 131.6 127.7 -3.0% 19
England & Wales 141.7 135.8 -4.2% 20
Denmark 140.7 132.6 -5.8% 21
Belgium - - - -
Singapore - - - -
  1. *Data were obtained from FAO
  2. &Rank by percent increase
  3. $:1961,#: 1995