Table 2

School food policies and environment in 20 high schools

School policies:

Yes

No

Percent with policy


Closed campus policy during lunch

13

6

68%

Policies about food sold in vending machines

3

16

16%

Vending machines closed during lunch

Snack machines

4

12

25%

Soft-drink machines

11

9

55%

Number of vending machines/school:

Mean

SD

Snack Machines

2.7

2.5

Soft-drink machines

5.3

2.7

Other type of machine offerings

5.1

2.4


One (1) school missing

Four (4) schools had no snack vending machines

Neumark-Sztainer et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:14   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-2-14

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