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Usual Intake of Total Vegetables, Including Cooked Dry Beans & Peas

Table 17 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A17 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 17. Total vegetables, including cooked dry beans and peas: 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 1-315150.8 (0.02)0.290.360.500.700.951.211.39
4-817011.0 (0.03)0.400.480.660.901.191.491.70
Males 9-1310611.3 (0.07)0.450.570.821.171.632.122.45
14-1814241.5 (0.08)0.560.701.001.401.902.422.78
19-3011001.9 (0.05)0.750.931.281.762.332.933.33
31-5014662.0 (0.05)0.861.051.431.942.543.173.57
51-7012521.9 (0.06)0.810.991.351.842.433.043.45
71+8321.7 (0.05)0.650.811.121.552.082.643.02
19+46501.9 (0.03)0.800.981.341.832.423.043.45
Females 9-1311121.2 (0.04)0.470.570.791.091.451.832.08
14-1813621.2 (0.04)0.470.580.801.091.461.842.10
19-3013241.5 (0.05)0.670.811.081.441.872.312.60
31-5015951.6 (0.04)0.710.861.131.501.932.392.68
51-7012841.7 (0.04)0.760.911.201.572.022.492.79
71+8601.5 (0.05)0.670.811.071.431.852.282.57
19+50631.6 (0.03)0.710.851.131.501.932.392.69
All Persons 1+178881.6 (0.02)0.560.721.031.472.012.592.98
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 A17.
4: 1 cup equivalent = 1 cup cut-up raw or cooked vegetables; 1/2 cup dried vegetables; 1 cup juice; 2 cups raw leafy greens; 1 cup cooked dry beans or peas.
Table A17. Total vegetables, including cooked dry beans and peas: 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 1-30.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.02)0.7 (0.02)0.9 (0.03)1.2 (0.05)1.4 (0.07)
4-80.4 (0.04)0.5 (0.04)0.7 (0.04)0.9 (0.04)1.2 (0.04)1.5 (0.06)1.7 (0.07)
Males 9-130.4 (0.06)0.6 (0.06)0.8 (0.07)1.2 (0.07)1.6 (0.07)2.1 (0.08)2.4 (0.09)
14-180.6 (0.05)0.7 (0.06)1.0 (0.06)1.4 (0.08)1.9 (0.10)2.4 (0.14)2.8 (0.16)
19-300.8 (0.06)0.9 (0.06)1.3 (0.06)1.8 (0.06)2.3 (0.07)2.9 (0.11)3.3 (0.13)
31-500.9 (0.07)1.1 (0.07)1.4 (0.06)1.9 (0.05)2.5 (0.06)3.2 (0.09)3.6 (0.12)
51-700.8 (0.06)1.0 (0.06)1.4 (0.06)1.8 (0.06)2.4 (0.08)3.0 (0.12)3.4 (0.15)
71+0.7 (0.06)0.8 (0.06)1.1 (0.06)1.5 (0.06)2.1 (0.07)2.6 (0.09)3.0 (0.12)
19+0.8 (0.06)1.0 (0.06)1.3 (0.05)1.8 (0.04)2.4 (0.05)3.0 (0.09)3.4 (0.12)
Females 9-130.5 (0.04)0.6 (0.04)0.8 (0.04)1.1 (0.04)1.5 (0.05)1.8 (0.07)2.1 (0.09)
14-180.5 (0.04)0.6 (0.04)0.8 (0.04)1.1 (0.04)1.5 (0.04)1.8 (0.06)2.1 (0.08)
19-300.7 (0.05)0.8 (0.05)1.1 (0.05)1.4 (0.05)1.9 (0.06)2.3 (0.08)2.6 (0.10)
31-500.7 (0.05)0.9 (0.05)1.1 (0.04)1.5 (0.04)1.9 (0.05)2.4 (0.08)2.7 (0.10)
51-700.8 (0.05)0.9 (0.05)1.2 (0.04)1.6 (0.04)2.0 (0.06)2.5 (0.09)2.8 (0.11)
71+0.7 (0.04)0.8 (0.04)1.1 (0.04)1.4 (0.05)1.8 (0.07)2.3 (0.10)2.6 (0.12)
19+0.7 (0.04)0.9 (0.04)1.1 (0.03)1.5 (0.03)1.9 (0.04)2.4 (0.07)2.7 (0.09)
All 1+0.6 (0.03)0.7 (0.03)1.0 (0.02)1.5 (0.02)2.0 (0.03)2.6 (0.05)3.0 (0.08)
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; 2 cups raw leafy greens; 1 cup cooked dry beans or peas.

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Usual Intake of Total Vegetables, Including Cooked Dry Beans & Peas. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_all.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed November 23, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014