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Usual Intake of Dark-green & Orange Vegetables

Table 7 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A7 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 7. Dark-green and orange 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 1-315150.1 (0.01)0.000.010.010.040.100.210.30
4-817010.1 (0.01)0.000.000.010.030.090.180.27
Males 9-1310610.1 (0.01)0.000.010.020.050.110.230.33
14-1814240.1 (0.01)0.000.000.010.030.080.160.24
19-3011000.1 (0.01)0.010.010.030.060.150.280.41
31-5014660.2 (0.02)0.010.020.040.110.230.410.57
51-7012520.2 (0.01)0.010.020.050.120.260.450.62
71+8320.2 (0.02)0.010.030.060.130.270.460.62
19+46500.2 (0.01)0.010.020.040.100.220.400.55
Females 9-1311120.1 (0.01)0.000.010.020.040.100.190.26
14-1813620.1 (0.01)0.010.010.020.050.120.220.31
19-3013250.1 (0.01)0.010.020.030.080.160.290.40
31-5015950.2 (0.02)0.020.030.070.160.300.490.63
51-7012840.2 (0.02)0.020.040.080.160.300.480.62
71+8600.2 (0.02)0.020.040.080.160.290.450.58
19+50640.2 (0.01)0.020.030.060.140.270.440.58
All Persons 1+178890.2 (0.01)0.010.010.040.090.210.380.52
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 A7.
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 A7. Dark-green and orange 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 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.05)
4-80.0 (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)
Males 9-130.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.05)
14-180.0 (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)
19-300.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.05)
31-500.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.4 (0.04)0.6 (0.06)
51-700.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.3 (0.01)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)
71+0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.05)0.6 (0.07)
19+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)
Females 9-130.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.04)
14-180.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.04)
19-300.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)
31-500.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.04)0.6 (0.06)
51-700.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.04)0.6 (0.06)
71+0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)
19+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)
All 1+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.00)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)
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 & Orange Vegetables. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_drkgreen_orange.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed July 7, 2015.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014