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December 1998, Vol. 121, No. 12
The changing food-at-home budget: 1980 and 1992 compared
Geoffrey D. Paulin
Economist, Division of Consumer Expenditure Surveys,
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Consumers appear to have made changes to their diet between 1980 and 1992;
many have replaced red meat with poultry and have reduced their consumption of eggs.
This article examines the food-at-home (groceries) budget over a 12-year time span.
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