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' Calories In, Calories Out: Food and Exercise in Public Elementary Schools, 2005 - Table 21.  Percentage distribution of public elementary schools reporting the frequency with which the school calculated the students' body mass index and measured students' height and weight, by selected school characteristics: 2005

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Table 21. Percentage distribution of public elementary schools reporting the frequency with which the school calculated the students' body mass index and measured students' height and weight, by selected school characteristics: 2005 (Table 21—Continued)
  Body mass index
School characteristic Never calculated Calculated in selected grades only Calculated yearly for all students Other approach to calculate body mass index
   All public elementary schools 6616163
Enrollment size 
   Less than 300 6813163
   300 to 499 6811192
   500 or more 6223123
School locale 
   City 6220152
   Urban fringe 6418153
   Town 77615
   Rural 6812174
Region 
   Northeast 609266
   Southeast 572022
   Central 799102
   West 6323113
Percent minority enrollment 
   Less than 6 percent 6911173!
   6 to 20 percent 6816132
   21 to 49 percent 6316184
   50 percent or more 6320142
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch 
   Less than 35 percent 6517153
   35 to 49 percent 6715153
   50 to 74 percent 6814162
   75 percent or more 6417163
See notes at end of table.


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