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Calories In, Calories Out: Food and Exercise in Public Elementary Schools, 2005 - Table 21a.  Standard errors for the 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 21a. Standard errors for the 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 21A—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 1.61.21.10.6
Enrollment size 
   Less than 300 2.71.92.11.2
   300 to 499 2.82.02.10.9
   500 or more 2.52.01.41.0
School locale 
   City 3.02.32.30.9
   Urban fringe 3.02.11.80.9
   Town 4.52.54.0
   Rural 2.81.82.51.1
Region 
   Northeast 3.72.22.91.9
   Southeast 3.63.03.0
   Central 2.71.81.81.1
   West 2.21.81.40.9
Percent minority enrollment 
   Less than 6 percent 2.92.32.61.1
   6 to 20 percent 2.92.72.21.4
   21 to 49 percent 3.73.02.81.1
   50 percent or more 2.62.02.10.9
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch 
   Less than 35 percent 2.72.01.80.9
   35 to 49 percent 3.32.82.21.3
   50 to 74 percent 3.32.42.10.8
   75 percent or more 3.12.32.51.0
See notes at end of table.


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