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Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Database

Project: Evaluating the Impact of School Breakfast and Lunch
Award Year: 2001
Amount of award, fiscal 2001: $150,000.00
Institution: RAND
Principal Investigator: Steven Haider
Status: Completed
Detailed Objective: The project investigates effects of the School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program on participants' food security and nutrition outcomes using both clinical and interview data.

Using data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), this research will examine the effect of school meals on student health. In particular, the research analyzes the blood content of school age children, differentiating between students surveyed during the school year and those surveyed in the summer or winter breaks

Topic: Food Security, Nutrition-Related Health Outcomes, School Lunch and Breakfast
Dataset: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
Output:
Bhattacharya, J., J. Currie, and S. Haider. “Breakfast of Champions? The School Breakfast Program and the Nutrition of Children and Families,” Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 41, No. 3, Summer 2006.
Bhattacharya, J., J. Currie, and S. Haider. Evaluating the Impact of School Nutrition Programs: Final Report, E-FAN-04-008, USDA, ERS, July 2004.

Last updated: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

For more information contact: Victor Oliveira