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Usual Intake of Dark-green & Orange Vegetables & Cooked Dry Beans & Peas

Table 9 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A9 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 9. Dark-green and orange vegetables and 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 1-315150.1 (0.01)0.010.020.040.090.180.280.36
4-817010.1 (0.01)0.010.020.040.080.160.270.35
Males 9-1310610.2 (0.03)0.020.030.060.130.230.380.50
14-1814240.2 (0.02)0.020.030.050.100.200.340.44
19-3011000.3 (0.03)0.030.050.100.190.340.530.68
31-5014660.3 (0.02)0.060.090.160.280.470.700.87
51-7012520.3 (0.02)0.060.080.150.270.440.650.80
71+8320.3 (0.02)0.050.080.140.250.410.600.73
19+46500.3 (0.01)0.050.070.140.250.430.640.80
Females 9-1311120.1 (0.01)0.020.030.050.110.190.310.40
14-1813620.2 (0.01)0.020.030.060.110.200.330.43
19-3013250.2 (0.02)0.040.050.100.180.300.470.58
31-5015950.3 (0.02)0.050.080.140.250.410.600.73
51-7012840.3 (0.02)0.060.090.150.260.410.590.72
71+8600.3 (0.01)0.060.080.140.240.380.540.66
19+50640.3 (0.01)0.050.070.130.230.380.560.69
All Persons 1+178890.3 (0.01)0.030.050.100.200.350.550.69
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 A9.
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 A9. Dark-green and orange vegetables and 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 1-30.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)
4-80.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)
Males 9-130.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.04)0.4 (0.06)0.5 (0.08)
14-180.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.04)0.4 (0.06)
19-300.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.04)0.5 (0.06)0.7 (0.08)
31-500.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.02)0.7 (0.04)0.9 (0.05)
51-700.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)0.8 (0.07)
71+0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)0.7 (0.07)
19+0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.6 (0.03)0.8 (0.05)
Females 9-130.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)
14-180.0 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.04)0.4 (0.05)
19-300.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.05)0.6 (0.07)
31-500.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)0.7 (0.07)
51-700.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.05)0.7 (0.08)
71+0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.04)0.7 (0.05)
19+0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.4 (0.02)0.6 (0.04)0.7 (0.06)
All 1+0.0 (0.00)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.4 (0.01)0.5 (0.02)0.7 (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; 1 cup cooked dry beans or peas.

Suggested Citation

Suggested citation for information contained on this page:

Usual Intake of Dark-green & Orange Vegetables & Cooked Dry Beans & Peas. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_grn_ora_pea.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed October 22, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014