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Usual Intake of Milk

Table 32 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A32 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 32. Milk: 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 1-315152.0 (0.07)0.480.701.161.802.583.393.94
4-817011.7 (0.05)0.370.550.951.542.253.013.53
Males 9-1310611.8 (0.08)0.240.390.771.452.453.734.68
14-1814241.5 (0.07)0.160.270.581.172.073.214.07
19-3011001.0 (0.08)0.070.130.330.741.412.313.01
31-5014660.9 (0.04)0.060.120.290.661.282.092.75
51-7012521.0 (0.05)0.080.140.330.701.322.142.78
71+8321.2 (0.07)0.130.220.460.921.632.573.28
19+46501.0 (0.03)0.070.140.320.711.352.202.86
Females 9-1311121.4 (0.07)0.240.370.681.201.922.793.43
14-1813620.9 (0.06)0.080.150.340.721.281.992.52
19-3013250.8 (0.05)0.060.110.280.591.081.722.20
31-5015950.8 (0.04)0.060.110.270.591.071.682.13
51-7012840.8 (0.03)0.070.120.280.591.061.662.11
71+8600.9 (0.04)0.110.190.390.741.271.922.40
19+50640.8 (0.02)0.060.120.290.601.091.712.17
All Persons 1+178891.1 (0.02)0.080.150.370.791.472.352.99
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 A32.
4: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup of milk.
Table A32. Milk: 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 1-30.5 (0.06)0.7 (0.06)1.2 (0.06)1.8 (0.07)2.6 (0.11)3.4 (0.15)3.9 (0.19)
4-80.4 (0.04)0.6 (0.04)1.0 (0.04)1.5 (0.04)2.3 (0.08)3.0 (0.13)3.5 (0.17)
Males 9-130.2 (0.03)0.4 (0.03)0.8 (0.05)1.4 (0.07)2.4 (0.11)3.7 (0.18)4.7 (0.24)
14-180.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)1.2 (0.06)2.1 (0.10)3.2 (0.15)4.1 (0.20)
19-300.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.04)0.7 (0.06)1.4 (0.11)2.3 (0.17)3.0 (0.22)
31-500.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.7 (0.04)1.3 (0.06)2.1 (0.09)2.7 (0.12)
51-700.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.7 (0.04)1.3 (0.06)2.1 (0.11)2.8 (0.15)
71+0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.5 (0.04)0.9 (0.06)1.6 (0.09)2.6 (0.15)3.3 (0.19)
19+0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.7 (0.02)1.3 (0.04)2.2 (0.08)2.9 (0.12)
Females 9-130.2 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)0.7 (0.05)1.2 (0.06)1.9 (0.09)2.8 (0.14)3.4 (0.18)
14-180.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.04)0.7 (0.06)1.3 (0.09)2.0 (0.12)2.5 (0.16)
19-300.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)1.1 (0.07)1.7 (0.10)2.2 (0.13)
31-500.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.6 (0.03)1.1 (0.05)1.7 (0.08)2.1 (0.11)
51-700.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.6 (0.02)1.1 (0.04)1.7 (0.07)2.1 (0.10)
71+0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)0.4 (0.03)0.7 (0.04)1.3 (0.05)1.9 (0.07)2.4 (0.09)
19+0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.6 (0.02)1.1 (0.03)1.7 (0.06)2.2 (0.09)
All 1+0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.4 (0.01)0.8 (0.02)1.5 (0.03)2.3 (0.06)3.0 (0.08)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup of milk.

Suggested Citation

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Usual Intake of Milk. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/milk.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed July 5, 2015.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014