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Usual Intake of White Potatoes

Table 10 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A10 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 10. White potatoes: 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 1-315150.2 (0.01)0.070.090.140.210.310.420.50
4-817010.3 (0.02)0.100.130.190.280.400.540.64
Males 9-1310610.4 (0.03)0.130.170.240.350.460.560.61
14-1814240.5 (0.03)0.190.230.330.460.600.710.78
19-3011000.5 (0.03)0.180.230.330.460.600.710.78
31-5014660.5 (0.02)0.190.240.340.470.600.710.78
51-7012520.5 (0.03)0.180.230.320.450.590.700.77
71+8320.4 (0.02)0.150.190.280.390.510.610.67
19+46500.5 (0.02)0.180.230.330.460.590.710.77
Females 9-1311120.3 (0.02)0.140.170.230.320.430.550.62
14-1813620.3 (0.02)0.130.160.220.320.430.550.64
19-3013250.4 (0.02)0.140.170.240.340.450.580.66
31-5015950.3 (0.01)0.110.140.200.290.400.510.59
51-7012840.3 (0.01)0.110.140.200.280.390.500.58
71+8600.3 (0.02)0.120.150.210.290.400.510.59
19+50640.3 (0.01)0.120.150.210.300.410.530.60
All Persons 1+178890.4 (0.01)0.130.160.240.350.490.630.71
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 A10.
4: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables.
Table A10. White potatoes: 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 1-30.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.5 (0.05)
4-80.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.04)0.6 (0.05)
Males 9-130.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)0.6 (0.05)
14-180.2 (0.03)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.04)0.6 (0.04)0.7 (0.05)0.8 (0.05)
19-300.2 (0.03)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.03)0.7 (0.04)0.8 (0.05)
31-500.2 (0.03)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.02)0.6 (0.02)0.7 (0.03)0.8 (0.04)
51-700.2 (0.03)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)0.7 (0.04)0.8 (0.05)
71+0.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.03)0.7 (0.04)
19+0.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.02)0.6 (0.02)0.7 (0.03)0.8 (0.04)
Females 9-130.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.5 (0.04)0.6 (0.05)
14-180.1 (0.03)0.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.6 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)
19-300.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)0.7 (0.05)
31-500.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.01)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)
51-700.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.01)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)
71+0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)
19+0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.01)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)
All 1+0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.01)0.5 (0.01)0.6 (0.02)0.7 (0.02)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables.

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Usual Intake of White Potatoes. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/potatoes.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed October 25, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014