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NWS-2.2 Data Details

NWS-2.2 Increase the proportion of school districts that require schools to make fruits or vegetables available whenever other food is offered or sold

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)
6.6 (2006)
Target
18.6
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Numerator
Number of school districts who require that schools make fruits or vegetables available to students whenever other food is offered or sold.
Denominator
Number of school districts
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study, Food Service District Questionnaire:

Does your district require or recommend that schools make fruits or vegetables available to students whenever other foods is offered or sold, for example at school parties or in school stores?

  1. Require
  2. Recommend
  3. Neither
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 districted is considered to meet the criteria for this objective if the response to the cited question is “required.”