Table 2 Regression Results of Health Outcomes on Respective Grocery and Restaurant Sales Taxes

From: Grocery food taxes and U.S. county obesity and diabetes rates

Dependent variable: Obesity Prevalence (unit: %, mean: 30.419, S.D.: 4.840) Diabetes Prevalence (unit: %, mean: 9.305, S.D.: 2.122)
  Obesity Diabetes
  1 2 3 4 5 6
Total Grocery Sales Tax Rate (%) 0.707*** 0.636*** 0.588*** 0.400*** 0.252** 0.215**
  (0.203) (0.153) (0.154) (0.118) (0.108) (0.098)
Total Restaurant Sales Tax Rate (%) 0.369* −0.147 −0.158 0.290*** −0.134 − 0.127
  (0.194) (0.139) (0.127) (0.096) (0.111) (0.101)
Observations 9779 9779 9779 9779 9779 9779
R-squared 0.129 0.909 0.910 0.227 0.927 0.928
Period FE (m_period = 6) Y Y Y Y Y Y
County FE (m_county = 1858)    Y    Y
Controls   Y Y   Y Y
  1. Note: Standard errors are in parentheses. *, **, and *** denote statistically significance at the 10, 5, and 1% levels, respectively