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Usual Energy Intake from Saturated Fat

Percentage of usual energy intake from saturated 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 1-3151512.71 (0.15)9.059.7811.0412.5714.2315.8216.85
4-8170111.55 (0.18)8.378.9910.1011.4312.8814.2615.14
Males 9-13106111.78 (0.12)8.319.0110.2311.6713.2314.6815.62
14-18142411.36 (0.12)8.168.829.9411.2612.6714.0314.88
19-30110010.77 (0.22)7.718.349.4410.7012.0413.3014.13
31-50146610.89 (0.16)7.798.439.5210.8012.1613.4814.30
51-70125211.18 (0.14)7.838.529.6911.0712.5513.9914.86
71+83211.03 (0.20)7.538.249.4610.9112.4613.9714.90
19+465010.95 (0.09)7.768.419.5410.8512.2613.6214.49
Females 9-13111211.76 (0.15)8.228.9310.1611.6413.2114.7515.74
14-18136211.26 (0.17)7.818.509.7011.1312.6914.1915.12
19-30132510.79 (0.17)7.518.169.3010.6712.1513.5614.48
31-50159511.15 (0.17)7.708.399.6111.0312.5714.0715.00
51-70128410.94 (0.16)7.438.139.3510.8012.4013.9414.90
71+86010.73 (0.15)7.127.849.1010.6012.1913.7914.79
19+506410.96 (0.12)7.508.209.4110.8412.3913.8914.85
All Persons 1+1788911.16 (0.07)7.768.459.6311.0312.5514.0314.98
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 saturated fat3: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
Percentiles
5%10%25%50%75%90%95%
Males and Females 1-39.05 (0.23)9.78 (0.20)11.04 (0.15)12.57 (0.15)14.23 (0.19)15.82 (0.29)16.85 (0.34)
4-88.37 (0.21)8.99 (0.18)10.10 (0.16)11.43 (0.17)12.88 (0.22)14.26 (0.31)15.14 (0.37)
Males 9-138.31 (0.17)9.01 (0.15)10.23 (0.12)11.67 (0.12)13.23 (0.18)14.68 (0.26)15.62 (0.31)
14-188.16 (0.23)8.82 (0.19)9.94 (0.15)11.26 (0.12)12.67 (0.15)14.03 (0.21)14.88 (0.26)
19-307.71 (0.27)8.34 (0.25)9.44 (0.23)10.70 (0.22)12.04 (0.23)13.30 (0.27)14.13 (0.30)
31-507.79 (0.25)8.43 (0.22)9.52 (0.18)10.80 (0.16)12.16 (0.17)13.48 (0.23)14.30 (0.28)
51-707.83 (0.20)8.52 (0.17)9.69 (0.14)11.07 (0.14)12.55 (0.19)13.99 (0.25)14.86 (0.31)
71+7.53 (0.22)8.24 (0.20)9.46 (0.18)10.91 (0.20)12.46 (0.25)13.97 (0.33)14.90 (0.39)
19+7.76 (0.20)8.41 (0.17)9.54 (0.12)10.85 (0.08)12.26 (0.11)13.62 (0.19)14.49 (0.25)
Females 9-138.22 (0.25)8.93 (0.23)10.16 (0.18)11.64 (0.15)13.21 (0.16)14.75 (0.21)15.74 (0.25)
14-187.81 (0.29)8.50 (0.26)9.70 (0.21)11.13 (0.18)12.69 (0.16)14.19 (0.19)15.12 (0.23)
19-307.51 (0.28)8.16 (0.25)9.30 (0.20)10.67 (0.17)12.15 (0.16)13.56 (0.20)14.48 (0.24)
31-507.70 (0.23)8.39 (0.20)9.61 (0.17)11.03 (0.17)12.57 (0.20)14.07 (0.26)15.00 (0.31)
51-707.43 (0.27)8.13 (0.24)9.35 (0.20)10.80 (0.16)12.40 (0.17)13.94 (0.21)14.90 (0.26)
71+7.12 (0.24)7.84 (0.21)9.10 (0.17)10.60 (0.16)12.19 (0.18)13.79 (0.24)14.79 (0.30)
19+7.50 (0.23)8.20 (0.20)9.41 (0.15)10.84 (0.12)12.39 (0.13)13.89 (0.19)14.85 (0.24)
All Persons 1+7.76 (0.17)8.45 (0.14)9.63 (0.10)11.03 (0.07)12.55 (0.08)14.03 (0.13)14.98 (0.17)
3: Percent of usual energy intake from fat = 100 × {usual intake of fat (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}

Suggested Citation

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Usual Energy Intake from Saturated Fat. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/energy/t4.html. Updated October 18, 2013. Accessed August 27, 2014.

Last Modified: 18 Oct 2013