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Frequency of Family Meals* Among Children, by Age, 2007

Frequency of Family Meals Among Children, by Age, 2007
Frequency Percent of Children
0-5 Years 6-11 Years 12-17 Years

*Number of days that the child ate a meal with all other family members living in the household.

Source I.7: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Children’s Health

0-5 Days 17.9 20.4 30.7
4-6 Days 24.4 32.3 36.4
Every Day 57.7 47.3 32.9

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