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Table 5 Price of healthy (recommended) and current (unhealthy) diet baskets for five household structures at two locations in Queensland

From: Testing the price and affordability of healthy and current (unhealthy) diets and the potential impacts of policy change in Australia

Location Logan Indooroopilly
Diet Basket Components HH 1 Healthy diet HH 1 Current (unhealthy) diet HH 2 Healthy Diet HH 2 Current (unhealthy) diet HH 3 Healthy Diet HH 3 Current (unhealthy) diet HH 4 Healthy Diet HH 4a Current (unhealthy) diet HH 5 Healthy diet HH 5 Current (unhealthy) diet HH 1 Healthy diet HH 1 Current (unhealthy) diet HH 2 Healthy Diet HH 2 Current (unhealthy) diet HH 3 Healthy Diet HH 3 Current (unhealthy) diet HH 4 Healthy Diet HH 4a Current (unhealthy) diet HH 5 Healthy diet HH 5 Current (unhealthy) diet
Total diet basket $mean ± sd 795.47 ± 25.76 896.04 ± 5.28 414.50 ± 13.66 418.71 ± 1.59 146.43 ± 4.53 221.83 ± 1.22 272.88 ± 8.67 325.99 ± 2.42 560.93 ± 18.19 640.20 ± 2.67 822.85 ± 55.61 925.69 ± 45.53 428.84 ± 28.77 432.75 ± 20.16 151.17 ± 9.89 229.44 ± 9.84 282.17 ± 19.43 336.68 ± 15.67 580.01 ± 38.66 661.92 ± 30.00
Fruit and Vegetables $mean ± sd (% total basket price) 239.43 ± 19.11 (30.10 %) 120.22 ± 6.89 (13.42 %) 121.61 ± 9.82 (29.34 %) 61.30 ± 3.69 (14.64 %) 44.95 ± 3.38 (30.70 %) 21.62 ± 1.14 (9.75 %) 80.91 ± 6.72 (29.65 %) 46.38 ± 2.54 (14.23 %) 166.56 ± 13.20 (29.69 %) 82.92 ± 4.83 (12.95 %) 254.02 ± 28.13 (30.87 %) 124.12 ± 10.51 (13.41 %) 128.99 ± 14.32 (30.08 %) 63.35 ± 5.53 (14.64 %) 47.53 ± 4.98 (31.44 %) 22.33 ± 1.87 (9.73 %) 86.06 ± 9.79 (30.50 %) 47.82 ± 3.94 (14.20 %) 176.53 ± 19.30 (30.44 %) 85.68 ± 7.40 (12.94 %)
Core five food group foods $mean ± sd (% total Basket price) 795.47 ± 25.76 (100.0 %) 386.95 ± 11.95 (43.19 %) 414.50 ± 13.66 (100.0 %) 188.20 ± 5.88 (44.95 %) 146.43 ± 4.53 (100.0 %) 80.25 ± 2.55 (36.18 %) 272.88 ± 8.67 (100.0 %) 141.36 ± 4.39 (43.36 %) 560.93 ± 18.19 (100.0 %) 268.06 ± 8.40 (41.87 %) 822.85 ± 55.61 (100.0 %) 396.77 ± 24.47 (42.86 %) 428.84 ± 28.77 (100.0 %) 192.94 ± 11.75 (44.58 %) 151.17 ± 9.89 (100.0 %) 82.31 ± 5.18 (35.88 %) 282.17 ± 19.43 (100.0 %) 144.98 ± 8.84 (43.06 %) 580.01 ± 38.66 (100.0 %) 274.86 ± 16.94 (41.53 %)
Fruit $mean ± sd (% total basket price) 107.78 ± 17.70 (13.55 %) 71.65 ± 6.40 (8.00 %) 55.32 ± 9.08 (13.35 %) 38.79 ± 3.48 (9.26 %) 19.08 ± 3.13 (13.03 %) 11.41 ± 1.02 (5.14 %) 38.15 ± 6.26 (13.98 %) 26.02 ± 2.31 (7.98 %) 74.39 ± 12.22 (13.26 %) 50.20 ± 4.50 (7.84 %) 119.20 ± 20.39 (14.49 %) 74.91 ± 8.86 (8.09 %) 61.18 ± 10.46 (14.27 %) 40.58 ± 4.86 (9.38 %) 21.10 ± 3.61 (13.96 %) 11.93 ± 1.43 (5.20 %) 42.19 ± 7.22 (14.95 %) 27.17 ± 3.14 (8.07 %) 82.28 ± 14.07 (14.19 %) 52.51 ± 6.30 (7.93 %)
Vegetables & legumes/beans $mean ± sd (% total basket) 131.65 ± 3.47 (16.55 %) 48.57 ± 0.50 (5.42 %) 66.29 ± 1.76 (15.99 %) 22.51 ± 0.21 (5.37 %) 25.88 ± 0.52 (17.67 %) 10.21 ± 0.13 (4.60 %) 42.76 ± 1.18 (15.67 %) 20.36 ± 0.27 (6.25 %) 92.17 ± 2.28 (16.43 %) 32.72 ± 0.33 (5.11 %) 134.82 ± 9.36 (16.38 %) 49.21 ± 1.98 (5.32 %) 67.81 ± 4.66 (15.81 %) 22.77 ± 0.78 (5.26 %) 26.43 ± 1.67 (17.49 %) 10.39 ± 0.52 (4.53 %) 43.87 ± 3.12 (15.55 %) 20.65 ± 0.98 (6.13 %) 94.25 ± 6.34 (16.25 %) 33.16 ± 1.31 (5.01 %)
Grains (cereal) foods $mean ± sd (% total basket price) 132.07 ± 0.24 (16.60 %) 67.29 ± 1.83 (7.51 %) 76.10 ± 0.14 (18.36 %) 32.97 ± 0.85 (7.87 %) 25.67 ± 0.05 (17.53 %) 13.050.43 (5.88 %) 32.12 ± 0.06 (11.77 %) 22.54 ± 0.65 (6.91 %) 101.78 ± 0.19 (18.14 %) 46.02 ± 1.28 (7.19 %) 136.17 ± 6.99 (16.55 %) 68.14 ± 2.86 (7.36 %) 78.46 ± 4.01 (18.30 %) 33.39 ± 1.37 (7.72 %) 26.47 ± 1.36 (17.51 %) 13.20 ± 0.61 (5.75 %) 33.13 ± 1.72 (11.74 %) 22.82 ± 0.98 (6.78 %) 104.93 ± 5.37 (18.09 %) 46.59 ± 1.97 (7.04 %)
Lean meats and poultry, fish eggs, tofu, nuts, seeds, legumes/beans $mean ± sd (% total basket price) 252.02 ± 8.73 (31.68 %) 143.48 ± 6.80 (16.01 %) 133.76 ± 5.00 (32.27 %) 66.53 ± 3.04 (15.89 %) 48.64 ± 1.40 (33.21 %) 35.63 ± 1.78 (16.06 %) 82.72 ± 2.56 (30.32 %) 55.96 ± 2.57 (17.16 %) 182.39 ± 6.38 (32.52 %) 101.77 ± 4.80 (15.90 %) 257.40 ± 11.62 (31.28 %) 147.08 ± 8.27 (15.89 %) 136.76 ± 6.27 (31.89 %) 68.04 ± 3.46 (15.72 %) 49.45 ± 2.15 (32.71 %) 36.59 ± 2.21 (15.95 %) 84.38 ± 3.72 (29.90 %) 57.42 ± 3.08 (17.06 %) 186.21 ± 8.43 (32.11 %) 104.24 ± 5.68 (15.75 %)
Milk, yoghurt, cheese and/or alternatives $mean ± sd (% total basket price) 160.00 ± 3.33 (20.54 %) 54.39 ± 0.98 (6.07 %) 79.42 ± 1.62 (19.16 %) 26.75 ± 0.49 (6.39 %) 24.20 ± 0.50 (16.53 %) 9.62 ± 0.16 (4.34 %) 74.15 ± 1.51 (27.17 %) 15.648 ± 0.28 (4.80 %) 103.62 ± 2.11 (18.47 %) 36.37 ± 0.65 (5.68 %) 166.35 ± 10.84 (20.22 %) 55.80 ± 3.61 (6.03 %) 80.88 ± 5.28 (18.86 %) 27.47 ± 1.83 (6.35 %) 24.64 ± 1.60 (16.30 %) 9.86 ± 0.60 (4.30 %) 75.52 ± 4.95 (26.76 %) 16.03 ± 1.01 (4.76 %) 105.52 ± 6.88 (18.19 %) 37.33 ± 2.43 (5.64 %)
Unsaturated Oils & Spreads $mean ± sd (% total basket price) 8.59 ± 0.28 (1.08 %) 1.57 ± 0.04 (0.18 %) 3.61 ± 0.12 (0.87 %) 0.65 ± 0.02 (0.16 %) 2.97 ± 0.10 (2.03 %) 0.33 ± 0.01 (0.15 %) 2.97 ± 0.10 (1.09 %) 0.85 ± 0.02 (0.26 %) 6.58 ± 0.22 (1.17 %) 0.98 ± 0.03 (0.15 %) 8.91 ± 0.83 (1.08 %) 1.64 ± 0.16 (0.18 %) 3.74 ± 0.35 (0.87 %) 0.68 ± 0.07 (0.16 %) 3.08 ± 0.29 (2.03 %) 0.34 ± 0.03 (0.15 %) 3.08 ± 0.29 (1.09 %) 0.89 ± 0.09 (0.26 %) 6.82 ± 0.63 (1.18 %) 1.02 ± 0.10 (0.15 %)
All discretionary choices $mean ± sd (% total basket price)   509.08 ± 17.16 (56.81 %)   230.51 ± 7.36 (55.05 %)   141.58 ± 3.76 (63.82 %)   184.63 ± 6.81 (56.64 %)   372.13 ± 11.04 (58.13 %)   528.93 ± 21.85 (57.14 %)   239.81 ± 9.69 (55.42 %)   147.12 ± 5.23 (64.12 %)   191.70 ± 8.05 (56.94 %)   387.05 ± 14.92 (58.47 %)
Alcoholic drinks $mean ± sd (% total basket price)   117.89 ± 0.62 (13.16 %)   40.72 ± 0.22 (9.73 %)   49.61 ± 0.38 (22.36 %)   66.43 ± 0.65 (20.38 %)   90.33 ± 0.59 (14.11 %)   116.92 ± 0.12 (12.63 %)   40.41 ± 0.03 (9.34 %)   49.23 ± 0.21 (21.46 %)   65.76 ± 0.63 (19.53 %)   89.64 ± 0.24 (13.54 %)
Take-away foods $mean ± sd (% total basket price)   123.63 ± 0.00 (13.80 %)   62.19 ± 0.00 (14.85 %)   31.53 ± 0.00 (14.21 %)   31.59 ± 0.00 (9.69 %)   93.49 ± 0.00 (14.60 %)   135.35 ± 0.00 (14.62 %)   68.14 ± 0.00 (15.74 %)   34.42 ± 0.00 (15.00 %)   35.10 ± 0.00 (10.42 %)   102.28 ± 0.00 (15.45 %)
Sugar-sweetened beverages $mean ± sd (% total basket price)   31.52 ± 0.00 (3.52 %)   16.67 ± 0.00 (3.98 %)   8.99 ± 0.00 (4.05 %)   5.11 ± 0.00 (1.57 %)   25.65 ± 0.00 (4.01 %)   32.01 ± 0.85 (3.46 %)   16.93 ± 0.45 (3.91 %)   9.13 ± 0.24 (3.98 %)   5.19 ± 0.14 (1.54 %)   26.04 ± 0.69 (3.93 %)
  1. a Results for current (unhealthy) diet in HH4 should be applied with caution