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Added Sugars

Kcal from Added Sugars:
Mean (standard error) and percentiles1 of usual intake, 2001-2004
Age
(years)
N Mean (SE) Percentiles
5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 95%
Males and Females 2-3 937 213 (5.94) 87.61 107.7 147.0 199.9 265.7 335.1 382.3
4-8 1701 325 (8.04) 156.2 185.0 239.2 311.5 396.5 484.4 543.3
Males 9-13 1061 452 (12.21) 154.5 198.2 289.5 417.6 578.8 751.8 870.1
14-18 1424 529 (16.24) 193.9 245.2 347.8 492.3 671.2 861.2 989.5
19-30 1100 491 (19.13) 173.3 222.8 319.9 454.6 623.6 806.5 927.7
31-50 1466 426 (10.26) 139.8 182.2 268.5 391.0 547.1 716.1 830.0
51-70 1252 292 (10.13) 76.42 104.5 166.7 260.7 383.3 520.2 615.0
71+ 832 250 (5.62) 59.49 84.06 137.4 219.8 329.8 455.8 543.0
19+ 4650 390 (7.37) 103.2 141.8 226.5 352.0 513.0 689.6 809.0
Females 9-13 1112 360 (10.19) 116.6 151.7 224.4 330.4 462.5 607.1 704.1
14-18 1362 388 (10.94) 131.5 169.0 247.4 358.6 494.7 648.0 749.2
19-30 1324 372 (12.60) 124.9 160.9 235.5 341.4 475.7 621.5 720.6
31-50 1595 294 (8.20) 86.49 115.8 176.6 266.0 381.7 511.1 598.7
51-70 1284 221 (5.49) 55.16 76.90 123.9 195.8 291.6 398.1 473.6
71+ 860 207 (6.43) 49.77 69.59 113.7 181.3 273.2 376.7 451.3
19+ 5063 282 (5.89) 71.85 98.97 158.7 250.3 371.1 508.0 602.6
All 2+ 17310 345 (4.47) 90.82 124.5 197.3 305.9 450.1 617.5 734.7
1: Standard errors of the percentiles are presented in the table below.
Kcal from Added Sugars:
Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
Age
(years)
N1 Percentiles
5% (SE)2 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 90% (SE) 95% (SE)
Males and Females 2-3 937 87.6 (6.98) 108 (7.00) 147 (6.73) 200 (6.25) 266 (6.99) 335 (9.40) 382 (12.10)
4-8 1701 156 (9.41) 185 (9.03) 239 (8.81) 312 (8.20) 397 (9.73) 484 (13.58) 543 (16.65)
Males 9-13 1061 155 (10.54) 198 (11.28) 289 (11.66) 418 (12.24) 579 (15.53) 752 (23.49) 870 (29.04)
14-18 1424 194 (10.46) 245 (10.62) 348 (11.75) 492 (15.09) 671 (21.87) 861 (31.57) 989 (38.46)
19-30 1100 173 (15.49) 223 (16.41) 320 (17.83) 455 (19.47) 624 (22.39) 807 (28.24) 928 (32.57)
31-50 1466 140 (9.94) 182 (10.38) 268 (10.41) 391 (10.45) 547 (13.01) 716 (19.12) 830 (25.14)
51-70 1252 76.4 (6.35) 104 (7.07) 167 (7.93) 261 (9.85) 383 (13.86) 520 (19.99) 615 (24.72)
71+ 832 59.5 (5.83) 84.1 (6.25) 137 (6.31) 220 (6.17) 330 (7.25) 456 (11.41) 543 (15.66)
19+ 4650 103 (6.76) 142 (7.16) 227 (7.31) 352 (7.53) 513 (10.06) 690 (15.80) 809 (21.39)
Females 9-13 1112 117 (5.56) 152 (6.23) 224 (7.35) 330 (9.51) 462 (12.92) 607 (18.05) 704 (21.65)
14-18 1362 131 (7.59) 169 (8.07) 247 (9.28) 359 (10.77) 495 (13.24) 648 (17.03) 749 (20.23)
19-30 1324 125 (7.53) 161 (8.43) 236 (9.89) 341 (12.27) 476 (15.58) 622 (20.05) 721 (22.45)
31-50 1595 86.5 (4.76) 116 (5.31) 177 (6.21) 266 (7.84) 382 (10.60) 511 (14.27) 599 (17.49)
51-70 1284 55.2 (3.41) 76.9 (3.81) 124 (4.46) 196 (5.35) 292 (7.17) 398 (10.20) 474 (12.56)
71+ 860 49.8 (3.19) 69.6 (3.61) 114 (4.66) 181 (6.16) 273 (8.59) 377 (11.57) 451 (14.21)
19+ 5063 71.8 (3.50) 99.0 (3.94) 159 (4.48) 250 (5.67) 371 (8.05) 508 (11.63) 603 (15.00)
All 2+ 17310 90.8 (2.65) 124 (2.85) 197 (3.44) 306 (4.25) 450 (5.64) 618 (8.99) 735 (12.70)

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Added Sugars. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/addedsugars.html. Updated October 18, 2013. Accessed July 4, 2015.

Last Modified: 18 Oct 2013