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ISER Working Paper Series 2007-09

Diet composition, socio-economic status and food outlets development in Britain

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29 May 2007

Abstract

This paper investigates the relationship between nutrition and socio-economic status among the British population. It describes the dynamics of consumption over age and time using data from the British National Food Survey (NFS) covering the period 1975-2000. Daily intakes-age relationships for men and women are estimated by solving a non-linear least square model with a roughness penalty function approach. Focusing on young age groups, trends of consumption over the 25-year period of study and
cohorts effect have been explored across three classes of age. Finally, an exploration of specific trend variations in eating habits has been implemented controlling for family income, region of residence, presence of children, eating out and food outlets development.

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Health and Social Stratification

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