publication . Preprint . 1982

Food Consumption, Prices, and Expenditures, 1960-81

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  • Published: 01 Jan 1982
This bulletin presents 1960-81 data on per capita food consumption, prices, nutrient availability, food expenditures and marketing costs, and U.S. income and population. Retail food prices rose 7.9 percent, aggregate food consumption fell 1.0 percent, and personal consumption expenditures for food rose 9.7 percent. Per capita meat consumption was down 2.5 pounds in 1981, hut poultry usage rose 1.8 pounds. Dairy consumption per person was lower. Fresh fruit consumption rose 1.6 pounds per person, but fresh vegetable consumption fell 1.9 pounds. Total sweetener consumption increased 1 percent.
Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizationsdigestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Food consumption, Nutrients, Retail food prices, Wholesale food prices, Expenditures, Marketing costs, Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety, Research Methods/ Statistical Methods,
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