TABLE 1

Proportions of Children Receiving Different Amounts of Recess

FrequencyDaily Recess PeriodsDuration, minProportion, %
None/minimal breakNone or <5 d/wkOnce<1530
Some recess70
    Little recessDailyTwice or more1–155
    More recessDailyTwice or more16–3018
    A lot of recessDailyTwice or more>3020
    Minimal recess/lunchDailyOnce16–3026
    Recess/lunch of >30 minDailyOnce>301