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Usual Intake of Solid Fats

Table 37 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A37 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 37. Solid fats: Mean (standard error) and percentiles3 of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
N1 Grams
Mean (SE)25%10%25%50%75%90%95%
Children 1-3151537.9 (0.71)20.3423.4829.2736.7545.2353.7059.10
4-8170144.5 (0.93)24.9928.5435.1343.3752.7161.9068.01
Males 9-13106153.9 (1.43)27.3431.8940.7152.0165.0578.1086.65
14-18142460.4 (1.59)31.6736.9246.4358.5772.5186.0895.03
19-30110060.4 (1.74)31.5636.7346.4858.6572.3886.3795.21
31-50146659.1 (1.38)30.8435.8445.3457.3670.8984.6593.32
51-70125250.4 (1.14)24.8029.3337.7448.6461.0573.7381.94
71+83243.0 (0.97)20.0924.0131.4541.1452.5964.1971.99
19+465055.7 (0.73)27.3132.2541.6753.8167.5881.3690.41
Females 9-13111245.2 (1.18)22.5826.4233.9543.6854.8065.9473.10
14-18136242.4 (1.04)20.5324.3331.5440.7151.4762.4669.73
19-30132444.4 (1.21)21.9325.9033.2642.7953.8064.9672.27
31-50159541.2 (1.00)19.9023.5830.5639.6550.2361.0667.94
51-70128435.7 (0.66)16.2019.5525.8934.0743.8353.8460.52
71+86033.0 (0.71)14.5617.6923.5531.4340.7050.1656.63
19+506339.5 (0.52)18.0921.6928.6537.8248.5359.5566.69
All Persons 1+1788847.2 (0.42)21.2825.5233.7844.7758.0572.0881.39
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 A37.
Table A37. Solid fats: Percentiles (and standard errors) of usual intake, 2001-2004
 Age
(years)
Grams
5% (SE)110% (SE)25% (SE)50% (SE)75% (SE)90% (SE)95% (SE)
Children 1-320.3 (1.18)23.5 (1.03)29.3 (0.73)36.7 (0.63)45.2 (1.23)53.7 (2.14)59.1 (2.81)
4-825.0 (1.30)28.5 (1.11)35.1 (0.77)43.4 (0.80)52.7 (1.55)61.9 (2.58)68.0 (3.37)
Males 9-1327.3 (1.46)31.9 (1.36)40.7 (1.24)52.0 (1.38)65.0 (1.94)78.1 (2.78)86.6 (3.41)
14-1831.7 (2.08)36.9 (2.00)46.4 (1.76)58.6 (1.63)72.5 (1.82)86.1 (2.40)95.0 (2.90)
19-3031.6 (1.42)36.7 (1.35)46.5 (1.36)58.7 (1.65)72.4 (2.33)86.4 (3.27)95.2 (3.99)
31-5030.8 (2.05)35.8 (1.92)45.3 (1.71)57.4 (1.45)70.9 (1.49)84.7 (1.93)93.3 (2.43)
51-7024.8 (1.37)29.3 (1.28)37.7 (1.12)48.6 (1.12)61.1 (1.55)73.7 (2.28)81.9 (2.86)
71+20.1 (1.20)24.0 (1.12)31.4 (0.99)41.1 (0.94)52.6 (1.34)64.2 (1.94)72.0 (2.51)
19+27.3 (1.31)32.2 (1.21)41.7 (0.97)53.8 (0.75)67.6 (1.07)81.4 (1.86)90.4 (2.42)
Females 9-1322.6 (0.98)26.4 (0.98)33.9 (1.00)43.7 (1.15)54.8 (1.49)65.9 (2.07)73.1 (2.42)
14-1820.5 (1.21)24.3 (1.17)31.5 (1.13)40.7 (1.08)51.5 (1.21)62.5 (1.47)69.7 (1.77)
19-3021.9 (1.13)25.9 (1.10)33.3 (1.09)42.8 (1.18)53.8 (1.50)65.0 (1.98)72.3 (2.37)
31-5019.9 (0.90)23.6 (0.87)30.6 (0.85)39.7 (0.94)50.2 (1.29)61.1 (1.84)67.9 (2.23)
51-7016.2 (0.94)19.6 (0.93)25.9 (0.82)34.1 (0.69)43.8 (0.75)53.8 (1.10)60.5 (1.44)
71+14.6 (0.75)17.7 (0.76)23.5 (0.69)31.4 (0.69)40.7 (0.94)50.2 (1.32)56.6 (1.67)
19+18.1 (0.80)21.7 (0.74)28.7 (0.58)37.8 (0.49)48.5 (0.78)59.6 (1.31)66.7 (1.71)
All 1+21.3 (0.70)25.5 (0.61)33.8 (0.48)44.8 (0.45)58.1 (0.64)72.1 (1.14)81.4 (1.65)
1: Standard error of the percentile.

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Usual Intake of Solid Fats. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/solid_fat.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed December 20, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014