- Partner News
- Media Releases
- Mainstream News
October 10, 2023
Background: Sugar-sweetened beverage taxation has been proposed as a public health policy to reduce consumption, and compared with other ethnic or racialized groups in Canada, off-reserve Indigenous populations consume sugar-sweetened beverages at higher frequencies and quantities. We sought to explore the acceptability and anticipated outcomes of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages among Indigenous adults residing in an inner-city Canadian neighbourhood.
Methods: Using a community-based participatory research approach, we conducted semistructured interviews (November 2019–August 2020) with urban Indigenous adults using purposive sampling. Interviews were audio-recorded, transcribed verbatim and analyzed using theoretical thematic analysis.
Read More: https://www.cmajopen.ca/content/11/5/E922