Table 5

Competitive food environment (2004–2005) in the largest school district in each state & D.C.

District competitive food restrictions and allowances

Number

Percent (N = 51)


School districts that prohibit soda sales at all schools

12

24%

Districts that allow soda vending in elementary schools

7

14%

Districts that allow soda vending in middle schools

31

61%

Districts that allow soda vending in high schools

38

75%

School districts using branded fast food vendors in à la carte sales that do not

meet USDA nutritional guidelines for school lunch (such as Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and/or McDonald's)

3

6%

District-wide exclusive contracts for beverage vending

15

29%


Greves and Rivara International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:1   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-3-1

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