Measuring diet cost at the individual level: a comparison of three methods.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


European journal of clinical nutrition, Volume 67, Issue 11, p.1220-5 (2013)


Adult, Aged, Commerce, Costs and Cost Analysis, diet, Diet Records, Energy Intake, Family Characteristics, Female, Food Habits, Food Supply, Humans, Income, Male, Middle Aged, Nutrition Assessment, Nutrition Assessment Core Facility, Nutritional Status, Questionnaires


Household-level food spending data are not suitable for population-based studies of the economics of nutrition. This study compared three methods of deriving diet cost at the individual level.