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NWS-2.1 Data Details

NWS-2.1 Increase the proportion of schools that do not sell or offer calorically sweetened beverages to students

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
9.3 (2006)
Target
21.3
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of public and private elementary, middle, and high schools who do not offer any of the following: (1) soda pop or fruit drinks that are not 100% juice; (2) sports drinks; (3) sweetened iced tea AND who do not sell any of the following from vending machines or schools stores: (1) soda pop or fruit drinks that are not 100% juice; (2) sports drinks.
Denominator
Number of public and private elementary, middle, and high schools.
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study:

From the Food Service School Questionnaire

During a typical week, are students at this school offered? (23 items are listed. Items relevant to this indicator are listed below)

Soda pop or fruit drinks that are not 100% juice

  1. Yes
  2. No

Sports drinks such as Gatorade®

  1. Yes
  2. No

Sweetened iced tea

  1. Yes
  2. No

From the School Policy and Environment School Questionnaire

Can students purchase the following from vending machines or school stores?

Soda pop or fruit drinks that are not 100% juice

  1. Yes
  2. No

Sports drinks such as Gatorade®

  1. Yes
  2. No
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

Starting with the 2012 survey, the name of the SHPPS survey was changed from the School Health Policies and Programs Study to the School Health Policies and Practices Study.

A school is considered to meet the criteria for this objective if the response to ALL of the questions listed is “yes.”