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Usual Intake of Soy Products

Table 29 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A29 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 29. Soy products: 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 1-315150.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.010.030.05
4-817010.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.020.050.08
Males 9-1310610.0 (0.01)0.000.000.000.010.020.050.09
14-1814240.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.020.040.08
19-3011000.0 (0.01)0.000.000.000.010.030.060.11
31-5014660.0 (0.01)0.000.000.000.010.030.080.13
51-7012520.0 (0.01)0.000.000.000.010.030.070.12
71+8320.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.030.060.10
19+46500.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.030.070.12
Females 9-1311120.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.020.060.09
14-1813620.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.020.050.08
19-3013250.0 (0.01)0.000.000.010.020.040.090.16
31-5015950.0 (0.01)0.000.000.000.010.030.070.11
51-7012840.0 (0.01)0.000.000.010.020.040.100.16
71+8600.0 (0.01)0.000.000.000.010.030.070.11
19+50640.0 (0.01)0.000.000.000.010.030.080.13
All Persons 1+178890.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.030.070.11
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 A29.
4: 1 ounce equivalent = 1/4 cup cooked dry beans or tofu.
Table A29. Soy products: 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 1-30.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)
4-80.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
Males 9-130.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
14-180.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)
19-300.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)
31-500.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
51-700.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
71+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
19+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
Females 9-130.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
14-180.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
19-300.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.04)
31-500.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
51-700.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.04)
71+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.03)
19+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
All 1+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 ounce equivalent = 1/4 cup cooked dry beans or tofu.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Soy Products. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/soy.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed July 1, 2015.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014