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Usual Intake of Dark-green Vegetables

Table 4 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A4 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 4. Dark-green vegetables: 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 1-315150.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.030.060.10
4-817010.0 (0.00)0.000.000.000.010.030.070.11
Males 9-1310610.0 (0.01)0.000.000.000.010.030.080.12
14-1814240.0 (0.01)0.000.000.000.010.030.070.12
19-3011000.1 (0.01)0.000.000.010.030.070.150.23
31-5014660.1 (0.01)0.000.010.020.050.120.240.35
51-7012520.1 (0.01)0.010.010.030.070.160.310.44
71+8320.1 (0.01)0.000.010.020.050.120.230.33
19+46500.1 (0.01)0.000.010.020.050.120.240.35
Females 9-1311120.0 (0.01)0.000.000.010.020.040.070.11
14-1813620.0 (0.01)0.000.010.010.030.060.110.15
19-3013250.1 (0.01)0.010.010.020.050.110.190.26
31-5015950.1 (0.01)0.020.020.050.100.190.320.41
51-7012840.1 (0.01)0.020.020.050.100.190.310.40
71+8600.1 (0.01)0.010.020.040.080.160.260.34
19+50640.1 (0.01)0.010.020.040.080.170.280.37
All Persons 1+178890.1 (0.01)0.000.010.020.050.120.230.32
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 A4.
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.
Table A4. Dark-green vegetables: 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)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)
4-80.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)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 (0.01)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 (0.01)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)0.2 (0.03)0.2 (0.04)
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)0.3 (0.04)
51-700.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.05)
71+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.05)
19+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)
Females 9-130.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (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 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)
19-300.0 (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)
31-500.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.05)
51-700.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.05)
71+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.3 (0.04)
19+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.04)
All 1+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (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; 1 cup juice; 2 cups raw leafy greens.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Dark-green Vegetables. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_drkgreen.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed October 23, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014