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Received meals from outside in past 12 months

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For all persons, GETMEALYR reports if anyone in the family received meals that were prepared outside the home and brought in on a fairly regular basis in the past 12 months.

The Field Representative's manual specifies that these questions concern meals provided for any reason, not just health-related reasons. "Fairly regular basis" is defined by the respondent. Restaurant carry-out food is not included, regardless of the reason or frequency.

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There are no comparability issues.


  • 1979-1980: All persons.


  • 1979-1980