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

NCES 2006-057
May 2006

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Table 16a. Standard errors for the percent of public elementary schools indicating that physical education was scheduled at the school, and percent reporting the number of days per week and minutes per class of scheduled physical education, by elementary grade level: 2005
Days per week and minutes per class Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6
   Any scheduled physical education 0.40.40.40.30.30.6
Days per week 
   None 0.40.40.40.30.30.6
   1 day 1.31.31.31.31.42.6
   2 days 1.81.71.71.81.92.6
   3 days 0.80.90.90.80.91.7
   4 days 0.50.50.50.50.61.1
   5 days 1.11.11.11.21.32.5
   Varies by week 1.11.11.21.31.32.0
Minutes per class 
   None 0.40.40.40.30.30.6
   1 to 30 minutes 1.61.71.71.71.82.9
   31 to 40 minutes 1.51.51.51.61.72.6
   More than 40 minutes 1.51.61.81.92.12.4
   Varies by class 0.30.30.30.30.40.6
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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