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Usual Intake of Total Meat, Poultry, Fish, & Other Seafood

Table 27 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A27 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 27. Total meat, poultry, 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 1-315152.0 (0.09)0.750.991.401.902.483.103.52
4-817012.9 (0.09)1.311.632.162.813.544.304.79
Males 9-1310614.0 (0.15)1.832.222.943.854.885.986.70
14-1814245.2 (0.20)2.553.083.975.086.357.628.48
19-3011006.1 (0.18)3.013.624.685.947.338.779.70
31-5014666.4 (0.16)3.413.954.946.187.609.059.98
51-7012525.5 (0.13)2.803.324.235.356.647.948.81
71+8324.1 (0.11)1.922.323.053.975.036.136.85
19+46505.9 (0.10)2.843.414.445.717.138.579.51
Females 9-1311123.1 (0.13)1.551.862.383.023.744.474.97
14-1813623.3 (0.12)1.531.932.533.254.044.845.37
19-3013254.0 (0.11)2.012.443.113.904.785.636.21
31-5015953.9 (0.11)2.022.423.073.844.695.566.12
51-7012843.6 (0.13)1.912.242.823.524.315.125.65
71+8603.1 (0.09)1.591.882.383.003.704.414.87
19+50643.8 (0.08)1.902.272.903.664.515.375.93
All Persons 1+178894.4 (0.06)1.732.172.984.075.517.138.18
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 A27.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean meat, poultry, or fish.
Table A27. Total meat, poultry, 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 1-30.7 (0.15)1.0 (0.13)1.4 (0.11)1.9 (0.10)2.5 (0.09)3.1 (0.12)3.5 (0.15)
4-81.3 (0.13)1.6 (0.10)2.2 (0.08)2.8 (0.09)3.5 (0.13)4.3 (0.20)4.8 (0.24)
Males 9-131.8 (0.14)2.2 (0.13)2.9 (0.13)3.8 (0.15)4.9 (0.18)6.0 (0.23)6.7 (0.27)
14-182.6 (0.19)3.1 (0.18)4.0 (0.18)5.1 (0.20)6.4 (0.23)7.6 (0.28)8.5 (0.31)
19-303.0 (0.25)3.6 (0.19)4.7 (0.17)5.9 (0.17)7.3 (0.19)8.8 (0.25)9.7 (0.30)
31-503.4 (0.20)4.0 (0.18)4.9 (0.16)6.2 (0.16)7.6 (0.18)9.0 (0.23)10.0 (0.27)
51-702.8 (0.16)3.3 (0.13)4.2 (0.13)5.4 (0.13)6.6 (0.17)7.9 (0.22)8.8 (0.27)
71+1.9 (0.15)2.3 (0.13)3.0 (0.11)4.0 (0.10)5.0 (0.12)6.1 (0.16)6.9 (0.20)
19+2.8 (0.14)3.4 (0.12)4.4 (0.10)5.7 (0.10)7.1 (0.13)8.6 (0.19)9.5 (0.24)
Females 9-131.5 (0.18)1.9 (0.18)2.4 (0.16)3.0 (0.15)3.7 (0.14)4.5 (0.15)5.0 (0.17)
14-181.5 (0.15)1.9 (0.14)2.5 (0.13)3.3 (0.12)4.0 (0.14)4.8 (0.19)5.4 (0.24)
19-302.0 (0.15)2.4 (0.14)3.1 (0.12)3.9 (0.11)4.8 (0.14)5.6 (0.20)6.2 (0.25)
31-502.0 (0.15)2.4 (0.15)3.1 (0.13)3.8 (0.12)4.7 (0.12)5.6 (0.17)6.1 (0.22)
51-701.9 (0.18)2.2 (0.17)2.8 (0.16)3.5 (0.14)4.3 (0.13)5.1 (0.16)5.6 (0.19)
71+1.6 (0.13)1.9 (0.13)2.4 (0.11)3.0 (0.09)3.7 (0.10)4.4 (0.14)4.9 (0.18)
19+1.9 (0.13)2.3 (0.13)2.9 (0.11)3.7 (0.09)4.5 (0.09)5.4 (0.14)5.9 (0.19)
All 1+1.7 (0.08)2.2 (0.09)3.0 (0.08)4.1 (0.06)5.5 (0.09)7.1 (0.11)8.2 (0.16)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1 ounce cooked lean meat, poultry, or fish.

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Usual Intake of Total Meat, Poultry, Fish, & Other Seafood. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/meat_fish_all.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed July 7, 2015.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014