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Usual Intake of Tomatoes

Table 13 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A13 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 13. Tomatoes: 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)0.040.060.090.150.220.300.36
4-817010.2 (0.01)0.080.100.150.220.310.410.48
Males 9-1310610.4 (0.02)0.110.150.230.350.500.670.78
14-1814240.4 (0.03)0.130.180.270.390.550.720.84
19-3011000.5 (0.03)0.150.200.310.460.650.840.98
31-5014660.4 (0.02)0.140.180.270.400.560.740.86
51-7012520.4 (0.02)0.100.140.230.350.500.670.78
71+8320.3 (0.03)0.070.100.170.270.410.560.67
19+46500.4 (0.02)0.120.160.250.390.560.740.87
Females 9-1311120.3 (0.01)0.080.110.160.240.350.470.56
14-1813620.3 (0.02)0.090.120.180.270.390.520.62
19-3013250.4 (0.02)0.120.160.230.340.480.630.74
31-5015950.3 (0.01)0.090.120.180.270.390.530.62
51-7012840.3 (0.02)0.100.130.190.280.410.550.65
71+8600.3 (0.02)0.070.090.150.230.340.460.55
19+50640.3 (0.01)0.090.120.190.280.410.550.65
All Persons 1+178890.3 (0.01)0.090.120.190.310.460.630.75
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 A13.
4: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables; 1 cup juice.
Table A13. Tomatoes: 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 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)
4-80.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.5 (0.05)
Males 9-130.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.7 (0.05)0.8 (0.06)
14-180.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.7 (0.05)0.8 (0.07)
19-300.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)0.8 (0.06)1.0 (0.07)
31-500.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.6 (0.03)0.7 (0.05)0.9 (0.07)
51-700.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.7 (0.04)0.8 (0.05)
71+0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)0.7 (0.06)
19+0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.6 (0.02)0.7 (0.04)0.9 (0.06)
Females 9-130.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)
14-180.1 (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)
19-300.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.02)0.6 (0.03)0.7 (0.04)
31-500.1 (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)
51-700.1 (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)
71+0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.04)0.5 (0.05)
19+0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.01)0.4 (0.01)0.6 (0.02)0.7 (0.03)
All 1+0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.01)0.5 (0.01)0.6 (0.02)0.8 (0.04)
1: Standard error of the percentile.
2: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables; 1 cup juice.

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Usual Intake of Tomatoes. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/tomatoes.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed July 28, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014