Table 2

Subscription rates in the School Fruit Programme in May 02 and May 05

School Fruit Programme

Pupils subscribing

Group

Schools participating

% at participating schools (boys, girls)

% of group (boys, girls)


Free fruit

May 02

9 (of 9)

100 (100, 100)

100 (100, 100)

May 05

2 (of 9*)

31 (26, 35)

16 (13, 19)

Control

May 02

9 (of 29)

44 (43, 46)

13 (13, 14)

May 05

1 (of 25*)

19 (0, 25)

1 (0, 1)


* One intervention and one control elementary school sent pupils to the same junior high school (total junior high schools in May 05 were 33)

Bere et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:5   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-4-5

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