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Family income and nutrition-related health: Evidence from food consumption in China
Ren, Yanjun1,2; Li, Hui3,4; Wang, Xiaobing5
2019-07-01
Source PublicationSOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE
ISSN0277-9536
Volume232Pages:58-76
Corresponding AuthorWang, Xiaobing(xbwang.ccap@pku.edu.cn)
AbstractWith increasing family income, the prevalence of overweight has risen and become a serious threat to individual health and a major public health challenge in China. This study attempts to shed light on the mechanism of income impact on the adult health outcomes of BMI and overweight through five potential channels: nutritional intakes, dietary diversity, dietary knowledge, food preference, and dining out. Using the panel data from the China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS), we investigate the causal relationship between income and health by considering the changes in the minimum wage as a valid instrument to address the endogeneity problem of income in health estimation. The results indicate that rising income increases the adults' BMI and the propensity to be overweight; approximately 15.58% and 16.20% of income impact on BMI and overweight could be explained by the five channels considered, respectively. Among the five channels, dietary diversity plays the most significant role in explaining the income impact. We observe significant heterogeneity in income-BMI gradients across various income quantiles and subsamples. Specifically, income-BMI gradients tend to increase along with income percentiles, and income has a significantly positive impact on BMI and overweight for the male sample but it shows no significant impact for the female sample.
KeywordFamily income Health Food consumption BMI Overweight
DOI10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.04.016
WOS KeywordSOCIOECONOMIC-STATUS ; DIETARY DIVERSITY ; URBAN ADULTS ; CHILD HEALTH ; BODY-WEIGHT ; OBESITY ; OVERWEIGHT ; QUALITY ; TRANSITION ; KNOWLEDGE
Indexed BySCI
Language英语
Funding ProjectNational Institute for Nutrition and Health, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Carolina Population Center[P2C HD050924] ; National Institute for Nutrition and Health, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Carolina Population Center[T32 HD007168] ; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; NIH[R01HD30880] ; NIH[DK056350] ; NIH[R24 HD050924] ; NIH[R01-HD38700] ; NIH Fogarty International Center[D43 TW009077] ; NIH Fogarty International Center[D43 TW007709] ; China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Ministry of Health ; National Natural Science Foundation of China of China[71673008] ; National Natural Science Foundation of China of China[71742002]
Funding OrganizationNational Institute for Nutrition and Health, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Carolina Population Center ; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; NIH ; NIH Fogarty International Center ; China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Ministry of Health ; National Natural Science Foundation of China of China
WOS Research AreaPublic, Environmental & Occupational Health ; Biomedical Social Sciences
WOS SubjectPublic, Environmental & Occupational Health ; Social Sciences, Biomedical
WOS IDWOS:000474677900008
PublisherPERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.igsnrr.ac.cn/handle/311030/58360
Collection中国科学院地理科学与资源研究所
Corresponding AuthorWang, Xiaobing
Affiliation1.Univ Kiel, Inst Agr Econ, Wilhelm Seelig Pl 6-7, D-24118 Kiel, Germany
2.Leibniz Inst Agr Dev Transit Econ, Dept Agr Markets, Theodor Lieser Str 2, D-06120 Halle, Saale, Germany
3.Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Geog Sci & Nat Resources Res, Ctr Chinese Agr Policy, Jia 11,Datun Rd, Beijing 100101, Peoples R China
4.Univ Chinese Acad Sci, Yuquan Rd 19A, Beijing 100049, Peoples R China
5.Peking Univ, Sch Adv Agr Sci, CCAP, 5 Yiheyuan Rd, Beijing 100871, Peoples R China
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Ren, Yanjun,Li, Hui,Wang, Xiaobing. Family income and nutrition-related health: Evidence from food consumption in China[J]. SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE,2019,232:58-76.
APA Ren, Yanjun,Li, Hui,&Wang, Xiaobing.(2019).Family income and nutrition-related health: Evidence from food consumption in China.SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE,232,58-76.
MLA Ren, Yanjun,et al."Family income and nutrition-related health: Evidence from food consumption in China".SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE 232(2019):58-76.
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