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Usual Intake of Non-whole Grains

Table 19 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A19 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 19. Non-whole grains: Mean (standard error) and percentiles3 of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
N1 Ounce Equivalents4
Mean (SE)25%10%25%50%75%90%95%
Children 1-315153.9 (0.07)2.192.493.053.774.575.375.87
4-817016.1 (0.11)3.894.315.096.037.088.098.76
Males 9-1310617.7 (0.19)4.324.926.087.529.1610.7711.80
14-1814248.5 (0.28)4.875.566.798.3110.0211.6712.75
19-3011008.3 (0.20)4.675.336.568.069.7411.4112.45
31-5014667.7 (0.15)4.284.916.067.499.0810.6811.70
51-7012526.2 (0.13)3.233.764.756.017.428.859.78
71+8325.4 (0.10)2.723.194.085.226.557.888.76
19+46507.2 (0.09)3.684.305.497.018.7110.3911.47
Females 9-1311126.4 (0.15)3.504.025.036.287.679.049.91
14-1813626.1 (0.12)3.243.764.735.937.298.649.52
19-3013246.3 (0.15)3.383.914.886.117.508.869.72
31-5015955.4 (0.14)2.753.224.095.216.487.758.54
51-7012844.9 (0.10)2.382.833.654.695.907.107.88
71+8604.5 (0.11)2.152.573.344.345.496.637.40
19+50635.3 (0.08)2.613.093.995.166.497.838.71
All Persons 1+178886.3 (0.06)2.953.504.596.017.689.4110.54
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 A19.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce dry pasta, rice, or cereal (approximately 1/2 cup cooked pasta, rice, or cereal or 1 cup ready-to-eat cereal flakes); 1 slice bread; 1 small roll; 1/2 English muffin or bagel.
Table A19. Non-whole grains: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
Ounce Equivalents2
5% (SE)110% (SE)25% (SE)50% (SE)75% (SE)90% (SE)95% (SE)
Children 1-32.2 (0.12)2.5 (0.11)3.1 (0.09)3.8 (0.07)4.6 (0.08)5.4 (0.12)5.9 (0.16)
4-83.9 (0.18)4.3 (0.17)5.1 (0.14)6.0 (0.12)7.1 (0.13)8.1 (0.18)8.8 (0.23)
Males 9-134.3 (0.23)4.9 (0.22)6.1 (0.21)7.5 (0.19)9.2 (0.21)10.8 (0.25)11.8 (0.29)
14-184.9 (0.27)5.6 (0.27)6.8 (0.27)8.3 (0.28)10.0 (0.31)11.7 (0.38)12.7 (0.42)
19-304.7 (0.22)5.3 (0.21)6.6 (0.20)8.1 (0.20)9.7 (0.24)11.4 (0.30)12.5 (0.36)
31-504.3 (0.15)4.9 (0.14)6.1 (0.13)7.5 (0.15)9.1 (0.21)10.7 (0.29)11.7 (0.36)
51-703.2 (0.18)3.8 (0.17)4.7 (0.15)6.0 (0.14)7.4 (0.14)8.9 (0.19)9.8 (0.22)
71+2.7 (0.14)3.2 (0.13)4.1 (0.11)5.2 (0.10)6.5 (0.13)7.9 (0.18)8.8 (0.23)
19+3.7 (0.14)4.3 (0.13)5.5 (0.10)7.0 (0.09)8.7 (0.13)10.4 (0.21)11.5 (0.28)
Females 9-133.5 (0.11)4.0 (0.11)5.0 (0.12)6.3 (0.14)7.7 (0.18)9.0 (0.24)9.9 (0.27)
14-183.2 (0.14)3.8 (0.13)4.7 (0.13)5.9 (0.12)7.3 (0.13)8.6 (0.15)9.5 (0.17)
19-303.4 (0.15)3.9 (0.15)4.9 (0.15)6.1 (0.15)7.5 (0.17)8.9 (0.20)9.7 (0.22)
31-502.7 (0.12)3.2 (0.12)4.1 (0.13)5.2 (0.14)6.5 (0.16)7.8 (0.20)8.5 (0.23)
51-702.4 (0.11)2.8 (0.11)3.7 (0.10)4.7 (0.10)5.9 (0.10)7.1 (0.12)7.9 (0.14)
71+2.2 (0.11)2.6 (0.12)3.3 (0.12)4.3 (0.12)5.5 (0.13)6.6 (0.14)7.4 (0.16)
19+2.6 (0.10)3.1 (0.10)4.0 (0.09)5.2 (0.08)6.5 (0.10)7.8 (0.12)8.7 (0.15)
All 1+2.9 (0.07)3.5 (0.07)4.6 (0.06)6.0 (0.06)7.7 (0.07)9.4 (0.13)10.5 (0.18)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce dry pasta, rice, or cereal (approximately 1/2 cup cooked pasta, rice, or cereal or 1 cup ready-to-eat cereal flakes); 1 slice bread; 1 small roll; 1/2 English muffin or bagel.

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Usual Intake of Non-whole Grains. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/grains_nonwhl.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed April 23, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014