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Usual Intake of Starchy Vegetables, Other Than Potatoes

Table 11 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A11 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 11. Starchy vegetables, other than 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 1-315150.1 (0.01)0.000.000.010.030.070.140.20
4-817010.1 (0.01)0.000.010.010.030.080.160.23
Males 9-1310610.1 (0.01)0.010.010.020.040.080.140.18
14-1814240.0 (0.01)0.000.010.010.030.050.090.12
19-3011000.1 (0.01)0.010.010.020.040.080.140.18
31-5014660.1 (0.01)0.010.020.030.060.120.190.25
51-7012520.1 (0.01)0.020.020.040.080.150.240.31
71+8320.1 (0.01)0.020.020.050.090.150.240.30
19+46500.1 (0.00)0.010.020.030.060.120.200.26
Females 9-1311120.1 (0.01)0.010.020.030.050.090.140.18
14-1813620.0 (0.01)0.010.010.020.030.050.090.12
19-3013250.1 (0.01)0.010.020.030.050.090.140.18
31-5015950.1 (0.01)0.010.020.040.070.110.170.22
51-7012840.1 (0.01)0.010.020.040.070.110.170.22
71+8600.1 (0.01)0.020.030.050.090.140.200.25
19+50640.1 (0.00)0.010.020.040.060.110.170.22
All Persons 1+178890.1 (0.00)0.010.010.030.060.100.170.22
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 A11.
4: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables.
Table A11. Starchy vegetables, other than 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 1-30.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)
4-80.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)
Males 9-130.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)0.2 (0.03)
14-180.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
19-300.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)
31-500.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)
51-700.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.04)
71+0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.04)
19+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)
Females 9-130.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)
14-180.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)
19-300.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)
31-500.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)
51-700.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)
71+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)
19+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)
All 1+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.2 (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.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

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

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014