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Usual Intake of Citrus, Melon, & Berries

Table 1 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A1 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 1. Citrus, melon, and berries: Mean (standard error) and percentiles3 of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
N1 Cup Equivalents4
Mean (SE)25%10%25%50%75%90%95%
Children 1-315150.4 (0.03)0.040.070.160.330.600.941.20
4-817010.4 (0.02)0.030.060.140.310.570.901.16
Males 9-1310610.5 (0.04)0.020.040.110.280.611.111.50
14-1814240.6 (0.06)0.020.050.130.350.771.391.90
19-3011000.5 (0.05)0.020.040.100.280.641.181.65
31-5014660.5 (0.04)0.020.040.110.290.651.191.64
51-7012520.5 (0.03)0.020.040.120.320.701.271.73
71+8320.6 (0.04)0.030.060.160.400.831.431.92
19+46500.5 (0.03)0.020.040.110.300.681.231.68
Females 9-1311120.4 (0.03)0.010.030.090.260.581.051.41
14-1813620.4 (0.03)0.010.020.060.200.490.931.29
19-3013250.4 (0.04)0.010.020.070.220.531.011.38
31-5015950.4 (0.03)0.010.020.080.240.561.041.41
51-7012840.5 (0.04)0.020.030.110.300.681.231.66
71+8600.6 (0.03)0.030.050.160.400.831.411.85
19+50640.5 (0.02)0.010.030.090.270.621.121.53
All persons 1+17,8890.5 (0.02)0.020.030.100.280.631.131.55
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 A1.
4: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked fruit; 1/2 cup dried fruit; or 1 cup juice.
Table A1. Citrus, melon, and berries: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
Cup Equivalents2
5% (SE)110% (SE)25% (SE)50% (SE)75% (SE)90% (SE)95% (SE)
Children 1-30.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.04)0.6 (0.05)0.9 (0.08)1.2 (0.11)
4-80.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.6 (0.03)0.9 (0.06)1.2 (0.09)
Males 9-130.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.04)0.6 (0.05)1.1 (0.09)1.5 (0.13)
14-180.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.03)0.3 (0.05)0.8 (0.09)1.4 (0.14)1.9 (0.20)
19-300.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.04)0.6 (0.07)1.2 (0.12)1.6 (0.19)
31-500.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.04)0.7 (0.06)1.2 (0.10)1.6 (0.14)
51-700.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.7 (0.04)1.3 (0.07)1.7 (0.11)
71+0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)0.8 (0.05)1.4 (0.10)1.9 (0.16)
19+0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.7 (0.04)1.2 (0.07)1.7 (0.12)
Females 9-130.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)1.1 (0.07)1.4 (0.09)
14-180.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.03)0.5 (0.04)0.9 (0.07)1.3 (0.09)
19-300.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.03)0.5 (0.05)1.0 (0.09)1.4 (0.12)
31-500.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)1.0 (0.07)1.4 (0.09)
51-700.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.7 (0.05)1.2 (0.09)1.7 (0.13)
71+0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.8 (0.05)1.4 (0.07)1.8 (0.10)
19+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.6 (0.03)1.1 (0.06)1.5 (0.08)
All persons 1+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.6 (0.02)1.1 (0.04)1.5 (0.06)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked fruit; 1/2 cup dried fruit; or 1 cup juice.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Citrus, Melon, & Berries. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/citrus.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed August 21, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014