Table 5.

Elementary Student Pre- and Posttest Scoresa

Grade LevelGrainVegetableFruitMilkMeat and BeansTotal
Kindergarten (n = 234)
 Pretest3.3 (1.1)4.2 (1.2)4.1 (1.4)3.7 (1.4)2.6 (1.6)18 (4.7)
 Posttest4.1 (1.2)b4.5 (1.2)b4.6 (1.4)b4.3 (1.3)b3.8 (1.7)b21.2 (5.0)b
Grade 1 (n = 76)
 Pretest3.5 (1.0)4.3 (1.3)4.4 (1.1)4 (1.1)2.8 (1.3)19 (4.3)
 Posttest4.3 (1.2)b4.9 (1.2)b4.9 (1.2)b4.4 (1.1)b3.5 (1.4)b21.8 (4.3)b
Grade 2 (n = 96)
 Pretest3.9 (1.3)4.9 (1.3)4.7 (1.1)4.7 (1.2)3.1 (1.4)21.3 (4.4)
 Posttest4.7 (1.1)b5.4 (1.0)b5.3 (0.9)b5.2 (0.9)b4.1 (1.2)b24.7 (3.3)b
Grade 3 (n = 62)
 Pretest4.3 (1.0)5.6 (0.8)5.2 (0.6)5.4 (0.7)3.7 (0.8)24.2 (2.1)
 Posttest5.1 (1.0)b5.7 (0.8)5.7 (0.5)b5.2 (0.8)b4.6 (1.1)b26.2 (2.3)b
  • a Food group scores are out of 6 possible points. Total scores are out of 30 possible points.

  • b p < 0.05.