Rabin, Roni Caryn. "Nutrition: Rise in Soda Price Linked to Better Health". New York Times. March 15, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/16/health/research/16nutr.html?scp=8&sq=study&st=cse
1. The study was done by the following people:
Kiyah J. Duffey, PhD, Penny Gordon-Larsen, PhD,
2. The sponsor is undisclosed.
3. Yes - They probably hypothesized that a tax on soda would lead to better health.
4. This was a longitudinal study of 12,123 young adults over 20 years with a control group.
5. Yes - When faced with a 10% tax on soda, young adults consumed 7 percent less soda than
the control group. When faced with a flat $1 tax on a 2-liter bottle of soda, the young adults consumed
124 fewer calories per day than the control group, as well as a lower risk for pre-diabetes.
6. There were not any graphs included in this study.