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Food Safety

FS-5.1 Increase the proportion of consumers who follow the key food safety practice of “Clean: wash hands and surfaces often.”

Consumers who wash hands and surfaces often during food preparation (percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 67.2 (2006)
2020 Target: 74.0
Desired Direction: Increase
  • Populations
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • Total  View chart
  • 67.2
  • 72.6
Data Source: Food Safety Survey, FDA
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Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

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