TABLE 3-1Number of Meals Served Through OAA Nutrition Services in the United States

Fiscal YearNumber of Meals Served
Home-Delivered MealsCongregate MealsTotal Meals
2000143,804,683116,016,249259,820,932
2001143,719,629112,243,758255,963,387
2002141,958,732108,333,836250,292,568
2003142,889,385105,905,622248,795,007
2004143,163,389105,606,162248,769,551
2005140,132,325100,530,354240,662,679
2006140,212,52498,031,661238,244,185
2007140,990,04094,877,137235,867,177
2008146,897,36794,196,192241,093,559
2009149,188,91792,492,669241,681,586

NOTE: Data include number of meals served in 50 states, District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.

SOURCE: Data from 2000–2004: AoA, 2009; data from 2005–2009: AoA, 2011b.

From: 3, Transitional Care and Beyond

Cover of Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community
Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Food and Nutrition Board.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2012.
Copyright © 2012, National Academy of Sciences.

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