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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 8a. Standard errors for the percent of public elementary schools indicating the times when foods were available for sale at vending machines, and of the schools with vending machines, percent indicating the times when foods were available for sale, by selected school characteristics: 2005
  All schools   Schools with vending machines
School characteristic At mealtimes At other times during the school day Outside of the school day   At mealtimes At other times during the school day Outside of the school day
   All public elementary schools 0.91.01.03.43.62.8
Enrollment size
   Less than 300 1.41.82.04.54.95.1
   300 to 499 1.11.61.95.16.36.8
   500 or more 1.51.31.96.25.25.7
School locale
   City 1.91.11.88.25.57.1
   Urban fringe 1.11.21.36.06.25.9
   Town
   Rural 2.02.52.44.74.54.2
Region
   Northeast 1.82.22.19.311.37.4
   Southeast 1.32.51.75.47.66.1
   Central 1.71.32.46.34.55.3
   West 1.32.01.84.45.45.0
Percent minority enrollment
   Less than 6 percent 1.91.92.35.85.25.3
   6 to 20 percent 1.32.12.16.37.87.0
   21 to 49 percent 1.61.92.07.18.78.2
   50 percent or more 1.51.51.75.86.05.5
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch
   Less than 35 percent 1.31.71.95.26.35.7
   35 to 49 percent 2.22.52.99.08.68.6
   50 to 74 percent 1.62.52.45.26.75.5
   75 percent or more 1.61.71.96.66.95.8
Foods sold to generate funds
   Yes 1.81.82.05.86.25.2
   No 1.11.11.44.74.73.9
   Donít know 3.32.94.1
† 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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