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Usual Energy Intake from Solid Fats and Added Sugars (SoFAS)

Percent of usual energy intake from solid fats and added sugars (SoFAS)1: Mean (standard error) and percentiles2 of usual intake, 2001-2004
Age
(years)
N Mean (SE) Percentiles
5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 95%
Males and Females 2-3 937 35.42 (0.5) 25.49 27.42 30.93 35.05 39.54 43.93 46.57
4-8 1701 37.49 (0.54) 27.67 29.61 33.09 37.13 41.54 45.8 48.49
Males 9-13 1061 39.03 (0.56) 25.52 28.19 32.76 38.42 44.63 50.69 54.66
14-18 1424 39.49 (0.55) 26.53 29.09 33.57 38.93 44.84 50.56 54.29
19-30 1100 36.13 (0.65) 24.14 26.52 30.72 35.69 41 46.27 49.57
31-50 1466 34 (0.52) 22.38 24.66 28.72 33.54 38.81 43.92 47.18
51-70 1252 31.71 (0.55) 19.73 22.11 26.23 31.21 36.66 41.96 45.34
71+ 832 31.4 (0.52) 18.89 21.23 25.57 30.76 36.63 42.32 45.94
19+ 4650 33.66 (0.35) 21.39 23.85 28.13 33.22 38.72 44.02 47.41
Females 9-13 1112 38.51 (0.61) 25.16 27.83 32.48 38.06 44.02 49.71 53.46
14-18 1362 39.03 (0.46) 25.55 28.32 32.98 38.56 44.55 50.38 54.11
19-30 1325 37.16 (0.72) 24.42 26.93 31.4 36.67 42.43 47.98 51.48
31-50 1595 34.43 (0.54) 21.94 24.39 28.74 33.95 39.59 45.08 48.57
51-70 1284 30.74 (0.54) 18.58 21.01 25.17 30.24 35.73 41.21 44.69
71+ 860 31.52 (0.54) 18.59 21.08 25.61 31 36.88 42.57 46.27
19+ 5064 33.72 (0.46) 20.59 23.21 27.76 33.22 39.16 44.88 48.49
All Persons: 2+ 17311 34.82 (0.31) 21.79 24.41 29.01 34.39 40.14 45.71 49.28
1: Percent of usual energy intake from SoFAAS = 100 × {usual intake of SoFAAS (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}
2: Standard errors of the percentiles are presented in the table below.
Percent of usual energy intake from solid fats and added sugars (SoFAS)*; NHANES, 2001-2004.
Age
(years)
Percentiles
5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 95%
Males and Females 2-3 25.49 (0.97) 27.42 (0.88) 30.93 (0.69) 35.05 (0.52) 39.54 (0.5) 43.93 (0.66) 46.57 (0.81)
4-8 27.67 (0.94) 29.61 (0.86) 33.09 (0.7) 37.13 (0.55) 41.54 (0.54) 45.8 (0.66) 48.49 (0.81)
Males 9-13 25.52 (0.59) 28.19 (0.57) 32.76 (0.53) 38.42 (0.54) 44.63 (0.64) 50.69 (0.85) 54.66 (1)
14-18 26.53 (0.57) 29.09 (0.54) 33.57 (0.53) 38.93 (0.55) 44.84 (0.63) 50.56 (0.81) 54.29 (0.95)
19-30 24.14 (0.77) 26.52 (0.77) 30.72 (0.72) 35.69 (0.67) 41 (0.67) 46.27 (0.7) 49.57 (0.74)
31-50 22.38 (0.57) 24.66 (0.54) 28.72 (0.5) 33.54 (0.52) 38.81 (0.59) 43.92 (0.74) 47.18 (0.86)
51-70 19.73 (0.59) 22.11 (0.55) 26.23 (0.55) 31.21 (0.56) 36.66 (0.62) 41.96 (0.68) 45.34 (0.76)
71+ 18.89 (0.61) 21.23 (0.59) 25.57 (0.52) 30.76 (0.52) 36.63 (0.57) 42.32 (0.72) 45.94 (0.85)
19+ 21.39 (0.49) 23.85 (0.45) 28.13 (0.4) 33.22 (0.37) 38.72 (0.39) 44.02 (0.5) 47.41 (0.59)
Females 9-13 25.16 (0.67) 27.83 (0.62) 32.48 (0.56) 38.06 (0.6) 44.02 (0.7) 49.71 (0.85) 53.46 (0.97)
14-18 25.55 (0.59) 28.32 (0.53) 32.98 (0.49) 38.56 (0.46) 44.55 (0.51) 50.38 (0.62) 54.11 (0.74)
19-30 24.42 (0.87) 26.93 (0.8) 31.4 (0.77) 36.67 (0.73) 42.43 (0.73) 47.98 (0.77) 51.48 (0.83)
31-50 21.94 (0.65) 24.39 (0.63) 28.74 (0.57) 33.95 (0.53) 39.59 (0.59) 45.08 (0.68) 48.57 (0.75)
51-70 18.58 (0.63) 21.01 (0.61) 25.17 (0.57) 30.24 (0.54) 35.73 (0.57) 41.21 (0.64) 44.69 (0.73)
71+ 18.59 (0.62) 21.08 (0.61) 25.61 (0.55) 31 (0.54) 36.88 (0.58) 42.57 (0.67) 46.27 (0.74)
19+ 20.59 (0.59) 23.21 (0.55) 27.76 (0.5) 33.22 (0.47) 39.16 (0.49) 44.88 (0.56) 48.49 (0.63)
All Persons: 2+ 21.79 (0.43) 24.41 (0.4) 29.01 (0.36) 34.39 (0.33) 40.14 (0.32) 45.71 (0.36) 49.28 (0.42)

* Percent of usual energy intake from SoFAS = 100 {usual intake of SoFAS (kcal)} / {usual intake of energy (kcal)}

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Usual Energy Intake from Solid Fats and Added Sugars (SoFAS). Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/energy/t8.html. Updated October 18, 2013. Accessed November 26, 2014.

Last Modified: 18 Oct 2013