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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 7a. Standard errors for the percent of public elementary schools indicating that various foods were available for sale at school stores or snack bars, by selected school characteristics: 2005
  Type of food available at school stores or snack bars
    Nondairy beverage   Snack foods
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   Candy Low-fat salty snacks Salty snacks that are not low in fat Low-fat cookies/ baked goods Cookies/ baked goods not low in fat
   All public elementary schools
Enrollment size
   Less than 300
   300 to 499
   500 or more
School locale
   Urban fringe
Percent minority enrollment
   Less than 6 percent
   6 to 20 percent
   21 to 49 percent
   50 percent or more
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch
   Less than 35 percent
   35 to 49 percent
   50 to 74 percent
   75 percent or more
Foods sold to generate funds
   Donít know
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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