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Table 1 Descriptive mean (±SD) weekly store volume sales of taxed candy and taxed soda

From: The effects of an abrupt increase in taxes on candy and soda in Norway: an observational study of retail sales

  Taxed candy (kg) Taxed soda (liter)
Control Intervention Control Intervention
Complete seasons
 Pre 165 (62) 162 (52) 1882 (333) 1864 (370)
 Post 143 (31) 140 (39) 1790 (210) 1812 (266)
 Change - 21 (−13.0%) - 22 (−13.7%) - 92 (−4.9%) - 52 (−2.8%)
Seasons as in analyses
 Pre 148 (11) 152 (14) 1778 (116) 1788 (152)
 Post 150 (31) 148 (42) 1818 (210) 1873 (238)
 Change 2 (1.1%) - 4 (−2.6%) 40 (2.3%) 85 (4.8%)
  1. Pre/post signifies pre or post the cutoff (January 1st). SD Standard deviation