Journal article

The role of dwelling type on food expenditure: a cross-sectional analysis of the 2015-2016 Australian Household Expenditure Survey

Laura H Oostenbach, Karen E Lamb, Fiona Dangerfield, Maartje P Poelman, Stef Kremers, Lukar Thornton

PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To explore differences in proportion of food budget and total food expenditure by dwelling type. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study using data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2015-2016 Household Expenditure Survey. Food expenditure was examined on multiple categories: fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, pre-prepared meals, meals in restaurants, hotels and clubs, and fast food and takeaway meals, using two-part models and zero-one inflated beta regression models. Dwelling types were categorised as separate house, semi-detached house, low-rise apartment and high-rise apartment. SETTING: Australia, 2015-2016. PARTICIPANTS: Seven thousand three hundred and fifty-eight households fro..

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