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Consumption of sweetened-beverages and poverty in Colombia: when access is not an advantage

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, January 2018
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Title
Consumption of sweetened-beverages and poverty in Colombia: when access is not an advantage
Published in
BMC Public Health, January 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12889-018-5037-1
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Authors

Oscar F. Herran, Gonzalo A. Patiño, Edna M. Gamboa

Abstract

This study characterizes the intake of sweetened beverages and establishes whether economic inequalities in their consumption exists. Ecological study. Mixed methods using food frequency questionnaire and inequality indices. Based on the National Nutrition Survey, Colombia, 2010. The sweetened beverage intake of 17,514 subjects in 33 geodemographic units was estimated with a food frequency questionnaire and summarized. The calculation of inequality was based on the monetary poverty. The prevalence (yes/no) and frequency (times/day) of sweetened beverage consumption were estimated. Indices of economic inequality were calculated for both prevalence and frequency. The prevalence of sweetened beverage consumption was between 79.2% (95% CI, 75.7 to 82.8) in adults and 88.5% (95% CI, 85.8 to 91.3) in minors. The frequency of consumption in terms of times/day, was between 0.20 (95% CI, 0.16 to 0.24) in adults and 0.40 (95% CI, 0.33 to 0.46) in minors. The Gini coefficient for the prevalence was close to zero, between 0.04 and 0.08; for the frequency, it was slightly higher, between 0.12 and 0.25. It was established that there is no economic inequality in the consumption of sweetened beverages. Consumption taxes could be regressive.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 34 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 21%
Researcher 3 9%
Student > Bachelor 3 9%
Librarian 2 6%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 6%
Other 8 24%
Unknown 9 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 7 21%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 15%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 6%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2 6%
Computer Science 1 3%
Other 5 15%
Unknown 12 35%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 June 2018.
All research outputs
#7,053,519
of 13,044,081 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#5,477
of 8,939 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#147,904
of 346,437 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#1
of 5 outputs
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