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Usual Energy Intake from Protein

Percentage of usual energy intake from protein1: Mean (standard error) and percentiles2 of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
NMean (SE)Percentiles
5%10%25%50%75%90%95%
Males and Females 1-3151514.29 (0.14)11.2011.8112.8814.1715.5716.9117.76
4-8170113.58 (0.14)10.7711.3312.3113.4814.7615.9716.74
Males 9-13106114.10 (0.22)10.4511.1812.4313.9315.5717.2218.26
14-18142414.13 (0.19)10.7311.3912.5813.9815.5417.0517.99
19-30110014.73 (0.24)11.2511.9413.1514.5816.1617.6718.71
31-50146614.99 (0.14)11.4712.1713.3814.8416.4318.0219.06
51-70125215.69 (0.21)11.8212.5713.9215.5017.2719.0420.20
71+83215.79 (0.16)11.6812.4713.8915.5817.4819.3620.58
19+465015.19 (0.10)11.5012.2213.4915.0116.6918.3819.48
Females 9-13111213.79 (0.24)10.3711.0212.1913.6415.1916.7517.76
14-18136213.49 (0.18)10.0910.7611.9213.3314.8716.4017.40
19-30132514.17 (0.19)10.7511.4012.5814.0115.5817.1518.16
31-50159514.80 (0.17)11.1611.8813.1214.6216.3017.9619.03
51-70128415.63 (0.19)11.7112.4613.7915.4117.2319.0720.25
71+86015.42 (0.20)11.3712.1513.5315.2217.0718.9520.18
19+506414.95 (0.12)11.1711.9013.1814.7416.5018.2719.43
All Persons 1+1788914.75 (0.07)11.0711.7813.0314.5616.2517.9819.11
1: Percent of usual energy intake from protein = 100 × {usual intake of protein (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}
2: Standard errors of the percentiles are presented in the table below.
Percentage of usual energy intake from protein3: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
Percentiles
5%10%25%50%75%90%95%
Males and Females 1-311.20 (0.26)11.81 (0.22)12.88 (0.18)14.17 (0.14)15.57 (0.18)16.91 (0.27)17.76 (0.34)
4-810.77 (0.23)11.33 (0.20)12.31 (0.15)13.48 (0.14)14.76 (0.18)15.97 (0.27)16.74 (0.33)
Males 9-1310.45 (0.22)11.18 (0.22)12.43 (0.22)13.93 (0.22)15.57 (0.23)17.22 (0.27)18.26 (0.30)
14-1810.73 (0.20)11.39 (0.19)12.58 (0.18)13.98 (0.19)15.54 (0.20)17.05 (0.23)17.99 (0.27)
19-3011.25 (0.20)11.94 (0.21)13.15 (0.22)14.58 (0.24)16.16 (0.26)17.67 (0.30)18.71 (0.34)
31-5011.47 (0.17)12.17 (0.16)13.38 (0.15)14.84 (0.14)16.43 (0.15)18.02 (0.19)19.06 (0.22)
51-7011.82 (0.20)12.57 (0.19)13.92 (0.18)15.50 (0.20)17.27 (0.23)19.04 (0.29)20.20 (0.34)
71+11.68 (0.16)12.47 (0.15)13.89 (0.14)15.58 (0.16)17.48 (0.19)19.36 (0.26)20.58 (0.30)
19+11.50 (0.14)12.22 (0.12)13.49 (0.11)15.01 (0.10)16.69 (0.12)18.38 (0.17)19.48 (0.22)
Females 9-1310.37 (0.35)11.02 (0.32)12.19 (0.27)13.64 (0.23)15.19 (0.23)16.75 (0.29)17.76 (0.34)
14-1810.09 (0.25)10.76 (0.23)11.92 (0.19)13.33 (0.17)14.87 (0.21)16.40 (0.30)17.40 (0.37)
19-3010.75 (0.26)11.40 (0.23)12.58 (0.19)14.01 (0.18)15.58 (0.22)17.15 (0.31)18.16 (0.38)
31-5011.16 (0.27)11.88 (0.24)13.12 (0.18)14.62 (0.16)16.30 (0.20)17.96 (0.28)19.03 (0.36)
51-7011.71 (0.33)12.46 (0.30)13.79 (0.24)15.41 (0.19)17.23 (0.20)19.07 (0.26)20.25 (0.33)
71+11.37 (0.33)12.15 (0.28)13.53 (0.23)15.22 (0.19)17.07 (0.22)18.95 (0.30)20.18 (0.37)
19+11.17 (0.26)11.90 (0.22)13.18 (0.16)14.74 (0.12)16.50 (0.15)18.27 (0.23)19.43 (0.30)
All Persons 1+11.07 (0.13)11.78 (0.11)13.03 (0.08)14.56 (0.07)16.25 (0.09)17.98 (0.13)19.11 (0.17)
3: Percent of usual energy intake from protein = 100 × {usual intake of protein (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}

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Usual Energy Intake from Protein. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/energy/t1.html. Updated October 17, 2014. Accessed October 22, 2014.

Last Modified: 17 Oct 2014