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  • Survey: 2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: State Profile
  • State/Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: The Child's Family
  • Question: Family Meals

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Tabular Data

During the past week, on how many days did all the family members who live in the household eat a meal together?
No days1-3 days4-7 daysTotal %
C.I.(3.2 - 3.8)(17.6 - 18.7)(77.8 - 79.0)
Sample Count3,28417,05075,103
Pop. Est.2,565,14313,321,95557,622,622

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

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With funding and direction from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Survey of Children’s Health was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. CAHMI is responsible for the analyses, interpretations, presentations and conclusions included on this site.

Suggested citation format: National Survey of Children's Health. NSCH 2011/12. Data query from the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health website. Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from