Despite decreases over time in many measures examined, school-based commercialism continues to be highly prevalent. The researchers argue for clear and enforceable standards on nutritional content of items marketed in school settings.
About the Study:
Data from 2007 to 2012 from Bridging the Gap was used. Specifically, data from the Food and Fitness study and the Youth, Education, and Society study was used to assess school-based commercialism and school characteristics.