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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 5a. Standard errors for the percent of public elementary schools indicating that various foods were available for sale in the school cafeteria or lunchroom, by selected school characteristics: 2005 (Table 5A—Continued)
  Type of food available at one or more locations in the school
    Nondairy beverage   Dairy products
School characteristic At least one of the listed foods 100% fruit or vegetable juice Sports/ fruit drinks that are not 100% juice Soft drinks Bottled water   Low-fat or skim milk Milk that is not low fat or skim Yogurt Ice cream or frozen yogurt
    All public elementary schools 1.1 1.6 1.1 0.5 1.5   1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4
Enrollment size  
    Less than 300 2.0 2.7 1.9 1.0 2.0   2.3 2.5 2.1 2.3
    300 to 499 2.0 2.6 2.3 0.6 2.7   2.7 2.1 2.7 2.6
    500 or more 1.5 2.5 2.1 0.7 2.6   2.1 1.9 2.4 2.7
School locale  
    City 2.3 2.9 2.5 0.8 2.7   2.8 2.8 2.6 2.6
    Urban fringe 1.4 2.5 1.8 0.5 2.2   2.0 2.4 2.7 2.4
    Town 3.8 5.1 4.2 4.3   4.4 4.6 4.3 5.1
    Rural 2.0 3.0 2.2 1.2 2.5   2.5 2.7 2.1 2.6
Region  
    Northeast 2.6 3.9 3.7 0.9 3.6   2.8 3.8 3.5 3.7
    Southeast 2.1 3.3 2.9 1.5 4.0   2.7 3.5 3.5 3.0
    Central 2.3 3.1 2.1 0.9 2.3   3.1 2.7 2.3 1.7
    West 2.1 2.7 2.2 0.7 2.4   2.3 2.4 2.2 2.3
Percent minority enrollment  
    Less than 6 percent 2.5 3.5 2.9 0.9 3.1   3.1 3.8 3.3 3.3
    6 to 20 percent 2.0 2.8 2.2 0.8 3.0   2.5 2.9 2.9 2.7
    21 to 49 percent 1.9 3.3 2.5 1.1 3.0   2.3 2.9 2.6 2.4
    50 percent or more 2.0 2.3 1.8 0.9 2.8   2.7 2.8 2.6 2.6
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch  
    Less than 35 percent 1.9 2.3 1.8 0.6 2.6   2.2 2.7 2.2 2.6
    35 to 49 percent 3.3 4.0 3.4 0.9 3.1   3.4 4.5 3.2 3.9
    50 to 74 percent 2.1 3.0 2.5 1.3 3.4   2.7 2.9 2.5 2.5
    75 percent or more 2.6 3.2 2.2 0.9 2.8   3.2 3.3 2.5 2.7
Foods sold to generate funds  
    Yes 0.7 2.8 2.9 0.7 2.5   1.4 2.5 2.9 2.9
    No 1.8 1.9 1.0 0.6 1.8   2.3 1.9 1.3 1.3
    Donít know 1.2 4.8 4.9 1.6 5.6   2.9 5.0 5.5 5.1
See notes at end of table.


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