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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 A-1. Number and percent of responding public elementary schools in the study sample, and estimated number and percent of public schools the sample represents, by school characteristics: 2005
  Respondent sample (unweighted)   National estimate (weighted)
School characteristic Number Percent   Number Percent
   All public elementary schools 1,055100 49,390100
Enrollment size 
   Less than 300 31029 13,17027
   300 to 499 31230 17,67036
   500 or more 43341 18,56038
School locale 
   City 28627 13,81028
   Urban fringe 37836 17,94036
   Town 929 4,2209
   Rural 29928 13,42027
Region 
   Northeast 17817 8,62017
   Southeast 22421 10,26021
   Central 29528 14,03028
   West 35834 16,50033
Percent minority enrollment 
   Less than 6 percent 22221 10,14021
   6 to 20 percent 23423 10,97023
   21 to 49 percent 23022 10,98023
   50 percent or more 34834 16,26034
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch 
   Less than 35 percent 37235 17,54036
   35 to 49 percent 16416 7,57015
   50 to 74 percent 25324 11,69024
   75 percent or more 26625 12,60026
NOTE: Percent minority enrollment was not available for 21 schools. Those schools were included in the totals and in the analyses by other school characteristics. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding or missing data.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, "Foods and Physical Activity in Public Elementary Schools: 2005," FRSS 87, 2005.


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