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A recent federal report tracked the use of snack bars and vending machines in the nation's schools.

Type of school

Percentage with a vending machine Percentage with a school store, canteen, or snack bar Percentage with both a vending machine and a school store, canteen, or snack bar Percentage with either a vending machine or school store, canteen, or snack bar
Elementary 26.3 26.8 10.1 43.0
Middle/Junior High 62.0 39.4 27.4 73.9
High 94.9 59.3 56.0 98.2
SOURCE: U.S. General Accounting Office

Vol. 23, Issue 38, Page 11

Published in Print: May 26, 2004, as Snack Sales
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