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Averting Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in India through Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxation: An Economic-Epidemiologic Modeling Study

  • Sanjay Basu mail,

    basus@stanford.edu

    Affiliations: Prevention Research Center; Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research; Center on Poverty and Inequality; and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Sukumar Vellakkal,

    Affiliation: South Asia Network for Chronic Disease, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

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  • Sutapa Agrawal,

    Affiliation: South Asia Network for Chronic Disease, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

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  • David Stuckler,

    Affiliations: Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Department of Sociology, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Barry Popkin,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Shah Ebrahim

    Affiliations: South Asia Network for Chronic Disease, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India, Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: January 07, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001582
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