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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of largest school district in each state and District of Columbia with (N = 19) and without (N = 32) competitive food policy more restrictive than state and federal policy in 2004–2005

From: Report card on school snack food policies among the United States' largest school districts in 2004–2005: Room for improvement

  Total all districts (N = 51) Districts without policies (N = 32) Districts with policies (N = 19)
Total enrollment 5,924,261 2,105,903 3,8182,358
Mean 116,162 65,809 200,966
Median 60,300 47,179 98,000
Range 3,500–1,086,886 13,000–211,499 3,500–1,086,886
Number of schools 8,310 3,403 4,907
Mean # per district 163 106 258
Median # per district 103 93 167
Range 10–1,330 32–307 10–1,330
Percent range qualifying for free/reduced lunch 14–88% 18%–84% 20–88%
Districts with >50% students qualifying for free/reduced lunch 28 (55%) 18 (56%) 10 (53%)