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AH-6 Increase the proportion of schools with a school breakfast program

About the Data

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

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): 
68.6 (2006)
Target: 
75.5
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of public and private, elementary, middle and high schools that offer breakfast to students

Denominator: 

Number of public and private elementary, middle and high schools in the U.S.

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Not applicable
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    Does this school offer breakfast to students?

    1. Yes
    2. No
Data Collection Frequency: 
Periodic
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.

    This questionnaire was administered using computer assisted personal interview technology.