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Calories In, Calories Out: Food and Exercise in Public Elementary Schools, 2005

NCES 2006-057
May 2006

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Table 11a. Standard errors for the percent of public elementary schools indicating that companies have contracts to sell drinks or snack foods at the school, and percentage distribution reporting various agreements with those companies, by selected school characteristics: 2005
    Agreement with companies
School characteristic Has contract with companies School/district receives a specific percentage of the sales receipts School/district receives sales incentives for a specified amount of sales receipts Other agreement or incentive
    All public elementary schools 1.2 2.9 2.7 0.9
Enrollment size  
    Less than 300 2.1 5.3 5.0 2.1
    300 to 499 2.3 5.8 4.6
    500 or more 2.2 5.0 4.4
School locale  
    City 2.3 7.6 4.3
    Urban fringe 2.0 5.9 4.4
    Town 4.5
    Rural 2.2 4.3 4.5
Region  
    Northeast 3.2 9.8 4.7
    Southeast 2.7 5.0 4.5
    Central 2.4 4.4 5.3
    West 2.0 6.7 6.3
Percent minority enrollment  
    Less than 6 percent 2.3 5.9 5.7
    6 to 20 percent 2.9 6.8 5.2
    21 to 49 percent 2.7 7.4 5.5
    50 percent or more 2.1 6.3 4.6
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch  
    Less than 35 percent 1.9 5.7 3.8
    35 to 49 percent 3.5 7.4 8.5
    50 to 74 percent 2.9 5.5 5.1
    75 percent or more 2.3 6.5 5.2
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System (FRSS), "Foods and Physical Activity in Public Elementary Schools: 2005," FRSS 87, 2005.


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