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Calories In, Calories Out: Food and Exercise in Public Elementary Schools, 2005 - Table 22a.  Standard errors for the percent of public elementary schools that calculated the students' body mass index and measured students' height and weight indicating whether the information was sent to parents, by selected school characteristics: 2005

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Table 22a. Standard errors for the percent of public elementary schools that calculated the students' body mass index and measured students' height and weight indicating whether the information was sent to parents, by selected school characteristics: 2005
School characteristic Body mass index information Height information Weight information
   All public elementary schools 2.41.51.5
Enrollment size 
   Less than 300 5.43.13.2
   300 to 499 5.23.23.2
   500 or more 3.83.03.1
School locale 
   City 4.23.23.2
   Urban fringe 4.63.03.1
   Town 5.96.2
   Rural 4.82.92.7
Region 
   Northeast 6.23.43.4
   Southeast 5.04.34.3
   Central 6.73.94.0
   West 4.12.93.0
Percent minority enrollment 
   Less than 6 percent 5.53.43.4
   6 to 20 percent 5.73.84.0
   21 to 49 percent 5.43.63.8
   50 percent or more 4.02.92.9
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch 
   Less than 35 percent 4.82.62.8
   35 to 49 percent 6.94.54.4
   50 to 74 percent 4.83.13.1
   75 percent or more 4.63.53.6
† 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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