Soft drink and obesity

Published: 05-01-2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/hkm25rbpsc.1
Fabrizio Ferretti


Does the prevalence of obesity affect the demand for soft drinks? Evidence from cross-country panel data Fabrizio Ferretti, Michele Mariani and Elena Sarti School of Social Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Corresponding author: Fabrizio Ferretti Email: ORCID: Department of Communication and Economics, Viale Allegri 9, 42121 Reggio Emilia, Italy. Including the following tables: Table 1. List of variables Table 2. Soft drink consumption per capita, QSD (litres/person/year) Table 3. Prevalence of obesity, OBE (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2. Age-stand. rate, both sexes, 18+ years, %) Table 4. Soft drink price, PSD (average per litre PPP, constant 2017 international $) Table 5. Gross national income per capita, GNI (PPP, constant 2017 international $) Table 6. Bottled still and carbonated water price, PWA (average per litre PPP, constant 2017 international $) Table 7. KOF Index of economic globalisation, GLO (min = 0, max = 100) Table 8. Population aged 65 and above, AGE (as % of total population) Table 9. Agricultural value added, AGR (as % of total value added, GDP) Table 10. Dietary energy supply, 10 (kcal/person/day) Table 11. Employment in services, EMP (both sexes, as % of total employment) Table 12. Urban population, URB (as % of total population) Table 13. Carbonated soft drinks consumption per capita, QCA (litres/person/year) Table 14. Carbonated soft drink price, PCA (average per litre PPP, constant 2017 international $) Table 15. Non-carbonated soft drink price, PNC (average per litre PPP, constant 2017 international $)