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Socioeconomic burden of sugar-sweetened beverages consumption in Korea
Shim, Jee-Seon;Kang, Nam Hoon;Lee, Jung Sug;Kim, Ki Nam;Chung, Hae Kyung;Chung, Hae Rang;Kim, Hung-Ju;Ahn, Yoon-Sook;Chang, Moon-Jeong
- Received : 2018.07.31
- Accepted : 2018.10.24
- Published : 2019.04.01
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Excessive sugar consumption may increase the risk for development of several diseases. Although average dietary sugar intake of Koreans is within the recommended level, an increasing trend has been found in all age groups. This study aimed to evaluate the population attributable fractions (PAF) to dietary sugar for disease and death in Korea, and to estimate the socioeconomic effects of a reduction in dietary sugar. MATERIALS/METHODS: The prevalence of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) overconsumption (
Dietary sugars;sugar-sweetened beverages;public health;costs
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