School food environments and policies in US public schools.

@article{Finkelstein2008SchoolFE,
  title={School food environments and policies in US public schools.},
  author={Daniel M. Finkelstein and Elaine L Hill and Robert C. Whitaker},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={122 1},
  pages={e251-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe school food environments and policies in US public schools and how they vary according to school characteristics. METHODS We analyzed cross-sectional data from the third School Nutrition and Dietary Assessment study by using a nationally representative sample of 395 US public schools in 129 school districts in 38 states. These 2005 data included school reports of foods and beverages offered in the National School Lunch Program and on-site… CONTINUE READING

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