Family Meals – Supplemental Data Tables

Children Who Shared a Meal With Their Families in the Past Week, by Location and Number of Days, 2011–2012
Location Number of Days in the Past Week Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0 2,072,006 3.5 0.16%
1–3 10,898,552 18.5 0.33%
4–6 19,049,883 32.4 0.39%
7 26,828,479 45.6 0.42%
Large Rural 0 233,204 3.6 0.38%
1–3 1,136,579 17.5 0.74%
4–6 1,932,817 29.8 0.97%
7 3,181,410 49.1 1.06%
Small Rural 0 189,768 3.0 0.38%
1–3 951,779 14.9 0.68%
4–6 1,865,641 29.2 0.92%
7 3,373,307 52.9 1.00%
Children Who Shared a Meal With Their Families Every Day in the Past Week, by Location and Age, 2011–2012
Location Age in Years Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0–5 11,457,103 59.3 0.73%
6–11 8,826,013 45.4 0.73%
12–17 6,545,363 32.5 0.69%
Large Rural 0–5 1,336,802 63.4 1.89%
6–11 1,052,508 49.2 1.85%
12–17 792,099 35.4 1.68%
Small Rural 0–5 1,369,738 68.3 1.51%
6–11 1,124,279 52.6 1.79%
12–17 879,291 39.2 1.62%
Children Who Shared a Meal With Their Families Every Day in the Past Week, by Location and Race/Ethnicity, 2011–2012
Location Race/Ethnicity Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Hispanic 7,492,988 51.1 1.10%
Non-Hispanic White 12,218,531 42.6 0.49%
Non-Hispanic Black 3,586,009 42.4 1.07%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 3,110,298 50.6 1.30%
Large Rural Hispanic 612,350 56.1 3.46%
Non-Hispanic White 1,979,387 47.2 1.19%
Non-Hispanic Black 267,603 45.3 3.62%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 277,738 52.6 2.94%
Small Rural Hispanic 507,365 58.5 3.80%
Non-Hispanic White 2,262,072 52.1 1.09%
Non-Hispanic Black 249,703 48.6 3.46%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 320,937 56.9 2.67%
Children Who Shared a Meal With Their Families Every Day in the Past Week, by Location and Poverty Level, 2011–2012
Location Poverty Level Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. Poverty was $23,050 for a family of 4 in 2012.
Urban 0–99% FPL 7,112,784 56.3 1.02%
100–199% FPL 6,079,838 50.9 1.00%
200–399% FPL 6,868,470 42.1 0.77%
≥400% FPL 6,767,387 37.8 0.64%
Large Rural 0–99% FPL 1,022,462 59.3 2.18%
100–199% FPL 952,195 53.6 2.36%
200–399% FPL 786,231 41.8 1.66%
≥400% FPL 420,522 38.1 1.86%
Small Rural 0–99% FPL 1,067,162 63.8 2.01%
100–199% FPL 947,140 53.3 2.03%
200–399% FPL 969,925 48.3 1.77%
≥400% FPL 389,080 42.1 1.97%

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