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Data from: COVID-19 and Beef Consumption in Mexico

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posted on 2024-02-13, 15:39 authored by Carlos Carpio, Manuel J. Garcia

This study evaluates Mexican consumers' perceptions of the potential connection between COVID-19 transmission and food consumption and assesses changes in consumers' preferences for beef product attributes before and during the pandemic. Data for the study was collected through two online surveys of 2,020 Mexican consumers: 1,000 observations were collected before the pandemic (Dec 2019) and 1,020 during the pandemic (Dec 2020).

The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, Chi-square tests, and linear regression.

Originality/value - Several institutions collect and report data on quantities and prices of food products and consumers’ income, data on consumers’ perceptions of food quality attributes are not readily available. This study focused on consumer concerns and perceptions regarding COVID-19 and meat consumption.

Keywords Preferences, Perception, COVID-19, Beef

Resources in this dataset:

  • Resource Title: Dataset Mexican Beef Preferences.

    File Name: Mexico_dataset.xlsx

    Resource Description: Dataset_1: The first round of surveys (Dec 2019) Dataset_2: The second round of surveys (Dec 2020)

    Resource Software Recommended: Microsoft Excel ,url:




Data contact name

Garcia, Manuel

Data contact email


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Intended use

Dataset used for the estimation of willingness to pay for US beef attributes in the Mexican Market. This file includes the first and second rounds of surveys.

Use limitations

Preferences and WTP for beef attributes, before the pandemic and during the pandemic

Temporal Extent Start Date



  • Not specified

Geographic Coverage


Geographic location - description

Mexico country

ISO Topic Category

  • economy
  • farming

National Agricultural Library Thesaurus terms

consumer attitudes; food consumption; consumer preferences; beef; pandemic; surveys; prices; income; food quality; meat consumption; Mexico; Economics Business and Industry

Pending citation

  • No

Public Access Level

  • Public

Preferred dataset citation

Carpio, Carlos; Garcia, Manuel J. (2022). Data from: COVID-19 and Beef Consumption in Mexico. Ag Data Commons.

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