# Usual Intake of Cheese

Table 33 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A33 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Age(years) N1 Cup Equivalents4 Mean (SE)2 5% 10% 25% 50% 75% 1515 0.4 (0.03) 0.13 0.17 0.26 0.38 0.55 0.76 0.91 1701 0.5 (0.04) 0.18 0.23 0.33 0.49 0.69 0.93 1.10 1061 0.8 (0.05) 0.26 0.34 0.50 0.74 1.02 1.34 1.57 1424 1.0 (0.06) 0.33 0.43 0.63 0.90 1.23 1.59 1.85 1100 1.1 (0.05) 0.37 0.48 0.69 0.99 1.35 1.74 2.01 1466 0.8 (0.03) 0.26 0.34 0.51 0.75 1.06 1.40 1.62 1252 0.5 (0.03) 0.12 0.17 0.29 0.46 0.69 0.95 1.12 832 0.4 (0.03) 0.08 0.12 0.20 0.34 0.53 0.75 0.90 4650 0.8 (0.02) 0.17 0.24 0.41 0.68 1.02 1.39 1.65 1112 0.6 (0.04) 0.29 0.36 0.48 0.62 0.79 0.96 1.07 1362 0.7 (0.04) 0.29 0.36 0.49 0.66 0.84 1.02 1.14 1325 0.7 (0.04) 0.30 0.37 0.51 0.67 0.86 1.04 1.16 1595 0.6 (0.03) 0.23 0.30 0.42 0.57 0.74 0.91 1.02 1284 0.4 (0.02) 0.15 0.20 0.29 0.41 0.55 0.70 0.79 860 0.3 (0.02) 0.07 0.09 0.15 0.24 0.35 0.47 0.54 5064 0.5 (0.02) 0.15 0.21 0.34 0.51 0.70 0.89 1.01 17889 0.6 (0.02) 0.17 0.23 0.37 0.57 0.83 1.14 1.38
1: Number of persons in sample.
2: Standard error of the mean (df=30).
3: Standard errors of the percentiles are presented in Appendix Table A33.
4: 1 cup equivalent = the amount of cheese that contains the same amount of calcium (302 mg) as 1 cup of skim milk (generally 1.5 ounces natural cheese or 2 ounces processed cheese).
Age(years) Cup Equivalents2 5% (SE)1 10% (SE) 25% (SE) 50% (SE) 75% (SE) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.6 (0.04) 0.8 (0.07) 0.9 (0.09) 0.2 (0.03) 0.2 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.7 (0.06) 0.9 (0.09) 1.1 (0.12) 0.3 (0.03) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.7 (0.05) 1.0 (0.06) 1.3 (0.07) 1.6 (0.09) 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.04) 0.6 (0.05) 0.9 (0.06) 1.2 (0.07) 1.6 (0.07) 1.9 (0.08) 0.4 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.7 (0.04) 1.0 (0.05) 1.3 (0.07) 1.7 (0.09) 2.0 (0.11) 0.3 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.03) 0.8 (0.03) 1.1 (0.04) 1.4 (0.06) 1.6 (0.07) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.03) 0.7 (0.04) 0.9 (0.05) 1.1 (0.06) 0.1 (0.02) 0.1 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.7 (0.05) 0.9 (0.05) 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.7 (0.02) 1.0 (0.03) 1.4 (0.04) 1.6 (0.06) 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.04) 0.5 (0.04) 0.6 (0.04) 0.8 (0.05) 1.0 (0.07) 1.1 (0.09) 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.04) 0.5 (0.04) 0.7 (0.04) 0.8 (0.04) 1.0 (0.06) 1.1 (0.08) 0.3 (0.04) 0.4 (0.04) 0.5 (0.05) 0.7 (0.04) 0.9 (0.04) 1.0 (0.05) 1.2 (0.07) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.4 (0.03) 0.6 (0.03) 0.7 (0.03) 0.9 (0.04) 1.0 (0.06) 0.2 (0.02) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.02) 0.4 (0.02) 0.6 (0.03) 0.7 (0.03) 0.8 (0.04) 0.1 (0.01) 0.1 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.2 (0.02) 0.3 (0.03) 0.5 (0.04) 0.5 (0.05) 0.2 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.3 (0.02) 0.5 (0.02) 0.7 (0.02) 0.9 (0.03) 1.0 (0.04) 0.2 (0.01) 0.2 (0.01) 0.4 (0.01) 0.6 (0.02) 0.8 (0.02) 1.1 (0.03) 1.4 (0.04)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 cup equivalent = the amount of cheese that contains the same amount of calcium (302 mg) as 1 cup of skim milk (generally 1.5 ounces natural cheese or 2 ounces processed cheese).