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Usual Intake of Total Fish & Other Seafood

Table 26 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A26 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 26. Total fish and other seafood: 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 1-315150.2 (0.05)0.020.030.060.120.230.410.56
4-817010.2 (0.06)0.030.040.080.160.300.520.71
Males 9-1310610.2 (0.03)0.010.020.050.120.280.550.80
14-1814240.2 (0.05)0.010.020.060.140.300.590.86
19-3011000.5 (0.05)0.030.060.120.280.581.061.51
31-5014660.7 (0.08)0.070.100.220.470.961.712.35
51-7012520.8 (0.10)0.070.120.240.511.031.812.46
71+8320.6 (0.08)0.050.080.160.360.751.351.88
19+46500.7 (0.05)0.050.090.190.420.871.562.17
Females 9-1311120.2 (0.04)0.030.040.070.120.220.350.47
14-1813620.3 (0.04)0.040.060.110.190.330.530.69
19-3013250.3 (0.05)0.050.080.130.230.390.620.80
31-5015950.5 (0.05)0.110.150.250.430.721.091.36
51-7012840.6 (0.06)0.120.160.270.450.751.121.40
71+8600.6 (0.08)0.140.190.310.530.861.261.55
19+50640.5 (0.03)0.090.120.220.390.671.041.31
All Persons 1+178890.5 (0.03)0.040.070.140.310.621.101.52
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 A26.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean fish.
Table A26. Total fish and other seafood: 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 1-30.0 (0.03)0.0 (0.03)0.1 (0.04)0.1 (0.04)0.2 (0.05)0.4 (0.16)0.6 (0.28)
4-80.0 (0.04)0.0 (0.04)0.1 (0.05)0.2 (0.04)0.3 (0.07)0.5 (0.20)0.7 (0.35)
Males 9-130.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.04)0.5 (0.08)0.8 (0.12)
14-180.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)0.3 (0.06)0.6 (0.11)0.9 (0.16)
19-300.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)0.3 (0.05)0.6 (0.07)1.1 (0.10)1.5 (0.14)
31-500.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)0.2 (0.05)0.5 (0.07)1.0 (0.11)1.7 (0.17)2.3 (0.23)
51-700.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)0.2 (0.05)0.5 (0.08)1.0 (0.13)1.8 (0.23)2.5 (0.33)
71+0.0 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.04)0.4 (0.07)0.7 (0.11)1.3 (0.19)1.9 (0.27)
19+0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.04)0.4 (0.05)0.9 (0.07)1.6 (0.12)2.2 (0.19)
Females 9-130.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)0.2 (0.05)0.4 (0.08)0.5 (0.10)
14-180.0 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)0.2 (0.04)0.3 (0.06)0.5 (0.10)0.7 (0.14)
19-300.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)0.1 (0.03)0.2 (0.04)0.4 (0.06)0.6 (0.09)0.8 (0.13)
31-500.1 (0.03)0.1 (0.04)0.3 (0.04)0.4 (0.05)0.7 (0.07)1.1 (0.13)1.4 (0.19)
51-700.1 (0.04)0.2 (0.05)0.3 (0.05)0.5 (0.06)0.7 (0.08)1.1 (0.14)1.4 (0.20)
71+0.1 (0.05)0.2 (0.05)0.3 (0.06)0.5 (0.07)0.9 (0.10)1.3 (0.17)1.6 (0.25)
19+0.1 (0.03)0.1 (0.03)0.2 (0.04)0.4 (0.04)0.7 (0.04)1.0 (0.10)1.3 (0.16)
All 1+0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)1.1 (0.07)1.5 (0.11)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean fish.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Total Fish & Other Seafood. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/fish_all.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed October 26, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014