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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Sugar-sweetened beverage affordability and the prevalence of overweight and obesity in a cross section of countries

Variable Description Mean Std. dev. Min Max n
POW Prevalence of overweight
age-stand. Rate, both sex (BMI ≥ 25), person 18+
47.52 16.75 15.50 78.10 181
POB Prevalence of obesity
age-stand. Rate, both sex (BMI ≥ 30), person 18+
18.79 9.88 2.60 43.40 181
Q Per capita consumption of sugar-sweetened
beverages (Litres/person/year)
56.62 43.69 0.69 236.58 183
QW Per capita consumption of (bottled still
and carbonated) water (Litres/person/year)
48.96 48.00 0.16 205.43 183
YPC Gross national income per capita, PPP $ 17,005.28 17,365.99 587.47 78,162.32 182
P (Average) Price of sugar-sweetened beverages
(PPP $ per litre)
3.17 1.08 0.78 6.79 154
SBA Sugar-sweetened beverage affordability
(SSB relative income price), (per 100 l, %)
6.21 8.76 0.36 42.54 154
PW (Average) Price of water
(bottled still and carbonated), (PPP $ per litre)
1.70 0.88 0.56 8.05 151
DES Dietary energy supply (Kcal/person/day) 2881.96 444.89 1937.00 3810.00 158
PHY Number of physicians (per 10,000 people) 16.06 14.83 0.14 67.23 177
GLO KOF Globalization index 58.48 16.44 23.98 92.84 178
URB Urban population
(% of total population living in urban areas)
56.57 23.22 8.45 100.00 182
GII UNDP Gender inequality index 0.36 0.19 0.04 0.77 157
ESE Employment in services
(% of total employment)
54.21 17.61 16.20 85.70 182
WLS Index of ‘Western lifestyle’ (GLO and URB) 0.55 0.20 0.10 0.99 182