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Usual Energy Intake from Total Fat

Percentage of usual energy intake from total fat1: 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 1-3151532.57 (0.31)25.4926.9429.4432.3835.5038.4240.24
4-8170132.30 (0.31)25.6827.0329.3732.1335.0637.8039.54
Males 9-13106133.27 (0.23)24.4126.2629.4033.0336.9140.5742.91
14-18142432.98 (0.33)24.7426.4629.3732.7636.3639.7641.84
19-30110031.98 (0.49)23.9725.6928.5531.8135.2738.4840.59
31-50146633.41 (0.42)25.1826.9129.8233.2036.7740.1842.32
51-70125235.01 (0.40)25.9827.8531.0634.7638.6942.5144.89
71+83234.06 (0.34)24.6226.5729.9033.7837.9241.8944.41
19+465033.55 (0.24)24.9526.7329.7633.2937.0540.7243.03
Females 9-13111233.38 (0.36)24.9426.6929.6833.1936.8440.3442.54
14-18136233.44 (0.51)25.0126.7429.7233.2336.9340.4442.62
19-30132532.53 (0.43)24.3926.0828.9532.3235.9039.2341.37
31-50159534.33 (0.42)25.6927.4830.5834.1137.8641.4543.66
51-70128434.93 (0.35)25.9427.7830.9534.6638.6542.4444.74
71+86033.94 (0.29)24.6926.6329.9033.7137.6641.5743.95
19+506434.03 (0.28)25.2827.0530.1733.7937.6241.3343.63
All Persons 1+1788933.56 (0.17)25.1326.8529.8233.2937.0140.6442.93
1: Percent of usual energy intake from fat = 100 × {usual intake of fat (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}
2: Standard errors of the percentiles are presented in the table below.
Percentage of usual energy intake from total fat3: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
Percentiles
5%10%25%50%75%90%95%
Males and Females 1-325.49 (0.63)26.94 (0.53)29.44 (0.38)32.38 (0.31)35.50 (0.40)38.42 (0.60)40.24 (0.75)
4-825.68 (0.59)27.03 (0.50)29.37 (0.38)32.13 (0.31)35.06 (0.41)37.80 (0.60)39.54 (0.73)
Males 9-1324.41 (0.50)26.26 (0.43)29.40 (0.31)33.03 (0.23)36.91 (0.32)40.57 (0.52)42.91 (0.65)
14-1824.74 (0.60)26.46 (0.51)29.37 (0.40)32.76 (0.33)36.36 (0.35)39.76 (0.49)41.84 (0.60)
19-3023.97 (0.71)25.69 (0.64)28.55 (0.56)31.81 (0.49)35.27 (0.47)38.48 (0.56)40.59 (0.64)
31-5025.18 (0.59)26.91 (0.52)29.82 (0.42)33.20 (0.40)36.77 (0.48)40.18 (0.64)42.32 (0.80)
51-7025.98 (0.50)27.85 (0.45)31.06 (0.38)34.76 (0.40)38.69 (0.51)42.51 (0.66)44.89 (0.79)
71+24.62 (0.60)26.57 (0.51)29.90 (0.39)33.78 (0.34)37.92 (0.41)41.89 (0.57)44.41 (0.72)
19+24.95 (0.54)26.73 (0.45)29.76 (0.32)33.29 (0.23)37.05 (0.29)40.72 (0.49)43.03 (0.64)
Females 9-1324.94 (0.58)26.69 (0.52)29.68 (0.43)33.19 (0.36)36.84 (0.38)40.34 (0.47)42.54 (0.55)
14-1825.01 (0.70)26.74 (0.64)29.72 (0.56)33.23 (0.50)36.93 (0.51)40.44 (0.59)42.62 (0.69)
19-3024.39 (0.63)26.08 (0.55)28.95 (0.46)32.32 (0.42)35.90 (0.44)39.23 (0.53)41.37 (0.60)
31-5025.69 (0.63)27.48 (0.58)30.58 (0.49)34.11 (0.43)37.86 (0.42)41.45 (0.49)43.66 (0.56)
51-7025.94 (0.67)27.78 (0.59)30.95 (0.47)34.66 (0.35)38.65 (0.30)42.44 (0.33)44.74 (0.42)
71+24.69 (0.61)26.63 (0.53)29.90 (0.41)33.71 (0.30)37.66 (0.27)41.57 (0.34)43.95 (0.42)
19+25.28 (0.57)27.05 (0.50)30.17 (0.38)33.79 (0.29)37.62 (0.26)41.33 (0.33)43.63 (0.40)
All Persons 1+25.13 (0.40)26.85 (0.33)29.82 (0.24)33.29 (0.18)37.01 (0.20)40.64 (0.30)42.93 (0.38)
3: Percent of usual energy intake from fat = 100 × {usual intake of fat (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}

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Usual Energy Intake from Total Fat. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/energy/t3.html. Updated October 18, 2013. Accessed August 20, 2014.

Last Modified: 18 Oct 2013