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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the included SSBs models: features, taxonomy, and applicability

From: Sugar sweetened beverages attributable disease burden and the potential impact of policy interventions: a systematic review of epidemiological and decision models

Model Descriptive variables Frequency (N = 40 studies) %
Features Specific to SSBs N = 18 45.0%
Time horizon (maximum) 1 year = 8 22.5%
2–10 years = 14 35.0%
11–25 years = 9 22.5%
Lifetime = 8 20.0%
Population Adults only = 21 52.5%
Childs only = 2 5.0%
Total population = 17 42.5%
Country by income High income = 30 75,00%
Low and middle income = 9 22,50%
Worldwide = 1 2,50%
Perspective Government = 6 15.0%
Health system = 23 57.5%
Societal = 11 27.5%
Taxonomy Interaction allowed N = 0 0%
Aggregate/ Individual/ econometric/ epidemiological Aggregate = 14 35.0%
Individual = 1 2.5%
Econometric = 8 20.0%
Epidemiological = 17 42.5%
Time incorporation Timed = 20 50.0%
Untimed = 13 32.5%
Continuous =6 15.0%
Not applicable = 1 2.5%
Cohort Cohort =25 62.5%
Multi-cohort = 8 20.0%
Not reported/applicable = 7 17.5%
Applicability Effort / requirements Low = 4 10.0%
Moderate = 34 85.0%
High = 2 5.0%
Applicability / reproducibility Moderate = 35 87.5%
High = 5 12.5%