|Estimated reduction in energy intake from a 10% SSB tax by income group|
|Income group||Mean reduction in daily calorie intake (kcal/person/day)|
|Income group 1 (lowest)||2.2||1.6||1.9|
|Income group 2||1.9||1.9||1.9|
|Income group 3 (highest)||1.9||2.6||2.3|
Incomes groups are based on level of net household income and are grouped as follows: Group 1: <€19,999 per year; Group 2: €20,000-€39,999 per year; Group 3: >€40,000 per year. Estimates are based on a tax pass on rate of 90%, price elasticity of −0.9. Estimates are weighted for age and sex of the Irish population.
Briggs et al.
Briggs et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:860 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-860