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Usual Intake of Chicken, Turkey, & Other Poultry

Table 23 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A23 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 23. Chicken, turkey, and other poultry: Mean (standard error) and percentiles3 of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
N1 Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents4
Mean (SE)25%10%25%50%75%90%95%
Children 1-315150.7 (0.04)0.190.250.380.580.851.151.36
4-817011.0 (0.08)0.300.390.580.871.241.651.93
Males 9-1310611.2 (0.11)0.270.380.621.031.592.232.68
14-1814241.5 (0.11)0.390.520.841.352.032.763.28
19-3011001.9 (0.11)0.540.731.151.772.543.353.90
31-5014661.6 (0.09)0.420.570.901.432.132.883.39
51-7012521.2 (0.08)0.290.400.651.071.652.322.77
71+8321.0 (0.06)0.220.300.500.831.291.832.20
19+46501.5 (0.05)0.360.490.811.342.052.833.35
Females 9-1311121.0 (0.07)0.250.330.520.831.251.732.06
14-1813621.1 (0.07)0.310.420.641.001.471.992.35
19-3013251.4 (0.10)0.440.570.861.281.822.402.79
31-5015951.2 (0.06)0.350.470.721.121.622.172.53
51-7012841.1 (0.07)0.300.400.620.971.431.942.29
71+8600.9 (0.06)0.230.310.490.781.171.601.90
19+50641.2 (0.05)0.330.430.681.071.572.132.49
All Persons 1+178891.3 (0.03)0.310.420.681.091.682.372.85
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 A23.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean poultry.
Table A23. Chicken, turkey, and other poultry: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
Cooked Lean Ounce Equivalents2
5% (SE)110% (SE)25% (SE)50% (SE)75% (SE)90% (SE)95% (SE)
Children 1-30.2 (0.06)0.3 (0.06)0.4 (0.06)0.6 (0.05)0.8 (0.05)1.1 (0.09)1.4 (0.12)
4-80.3 (0.08)0.4 (0.08)0.6 (0.07)0.9 (0.08)1.2 (0.13)1.6 (0.19)1.9 (0.23)
Males 9-130.3 (0.06)0.4 (0.07)0.6 (0.09)1.0 (0.11)1.6 (0.15)2.2 (0.22)2.7 (0.28)
14-180.4 (0.07)0.5 (0.08)0.8 (0.09)1.3 (0.11)2.0 (0.15)2.8 (0.23)3.3 (0.32)
19-300.5 (0.08)0.7 (0.09)1.2 (0.08)1.8 (0.09)2.5 (0.15)3.3 (0.25)3.9 (0.36)
31-500.4 (0.08)0.6 (0.09)0.9 (0.09)1.4 (0.10)2.1 (0.12)2.9 (0.18)3.4 (0.25)
51-700.3 (0.05)0.4 (0.06)0.7 (0.06)1.1 (0.07)1.7 (0.11)2.3 (0.20)2.8 (0.27)
71+0.2 (0.04)0.3 (0.05)0.5 (0.05)0.8 (0.06)1.3 (0.08)1.8 (0.14)2.2 (0.20)
19+0.4 (0.06)0.5 (0.06)0.8 (0.06)1.3 (0.05)2.0 (0.08)2.8 (0.16)3.4 (0.24)
Females 9-130.2 (0.05)0.3 (0.05)0.5 (0.06)0.8 (0.07)1.3 (0.11)1.7 (0.17)2.1 (0.21)
14-180.3 (0.08)0.4 (0.09)0.6 (0.09)1.0 (0.09)1.5 (0.08)2.0 (0.10)2.3 (0.13)
19-300.4 (0.10)0.6 (0.10)0.9 (0.11)1.3 (0.11)1.8 (0.12)2.4 (0.16)2.8 (0.20)
31-500.4 (0.07)0.5 (0.08)0.7 (0.07)1.1 (0.06)1.6 (0.08)2.2 (0.13)2.5 (0.17)
51-700.3 (0.07)0.4 (0.08)0.6 (0.08)1.0 (0.08)1.4 (0.08)1.9 (0.12)2.3 (0.15)
71+0.2 (0.06)0.3 (0.07)0.5 (0.08)0.8 (0.08)1.2 (0.08)1.6 (0.09)1.9 (0.11)
19+0.3 (0.07)0.4 (0.08)0.7 (0.07)1.1 (0.06)1.6 (0.06)2.1 (0.10)2.5 (0.14)
All 1+0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)0.7 (0.04)1.1 (0.03)1.7 (0.03)2.4 (0.07)2.9 (0.12)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean poultry.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Chicken, Turkey, & Other Poultry. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/chicken.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed October 1, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014