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Health Behaviors Research: Research Areas

School Nutrition Environment State Policy Classification System (SNESPCS) Data and Codebook

Description of Data Set: The School Nutrition Environment State Policy Classification System (SNESPCS) data set includes eleven primary topics. Six of the policy areas are classified according to grade level requirements at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. A series of dichotomous tracking variables that might potentially enhance or inhibit implementation or impact of the individual policy provisions are also coded for nine of the variables.

Data file formats: Microsoft Excel 97 and greater and SPSS
SNESPCS 2003 Data File (xls)
SNESPCS 2003 Data File (sav)

Data File Reference Date: State laws effective as of December 31, 2003 (baseline data)

Data File Code Book (pdf)


Last Updated: February 14, 2012

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