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Food Consumption Pattern in Eskisehir

Amir Azam () and Hakan Acaroglu

International Journal of Financial Research, 2016, vol. 7, issue 1, 101-108

Abstract: The aim of the study is to find out the behavior of the resident of Eskisehir, about the relationship between the expenditure that are made by them on different food commodities by taking income of the household and the family size of the respondent as important explanatory variable by using the econometric method of Ordinary Least Squares (OLS). A sample size of 100 households is studied on the study area in Eskisehir. The average household size in the study area is recorded 4 members/ family. The household size is ranged from 1-11 members. Average household monthly income is 616 Turkish Liras (TL)/weak. The average percentage of income spend on food is 42.39% of total income. Income of the household and size of the household are positively correlated with the consumption of various food items.

Keywords: food consumption pattern; weekly income; weekly expenditure; household size (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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DOI: 10.5430/ijfr.v7n1p101

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