Gathering consumption data on specific consumer groups of energy drinks

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7 febbraio 2013
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Published in the EFSA Journal
6 marzo 2013

[1] Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom.
[2] Data on the exposure expressed for kg of body weight (b.w.) were calculated for each consumer on the basis of declared body weight collected through the survey. In case of missing data, data on body weight from EFSA scientific opinion “Guidance on selected default values to be used by the EFSA Scientific Committee, Scientific Panels and Units in the absence of actual measured data” (EFSA, 2012) were adopted.
[3] The highest prevalence of ED consumption among total respondents was observed in Belgium (85%) but not reported due to the small dimension of the sample for this MS (sampling error of estimates exceeds 5%).