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

Table 16 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A16 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 16. Total vegetables, excluding 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 1-315150.7 (0.02)0.280.350.480.660.881.121.29
4-817010.9 (0.03)0.390.470.640.861.121.401.59
Males 9-1310611.2 (0.06)0.420.530.761.101.531.992.31
14-1814241.4 (0.08)0.520.660.931.311.792.292.63
19-3011001.7 (0.05)0.690.851.181.632.162.733.10
31-5014661.9 (0.05)0.780.951.301.772.332.933.31
51-7012521.8 (0.06)0.750.921.261.722.282.873.25
71+8321.5 (0.05)0.600.751.041.441.952.472.84
19+46501.8 (0.04)0.730.901.231.692.242.823.21
Females 9-1311121.1 (0.04)0.440.540.741.021.361.731.96
14-1813621.1 (0.04)0.450.550.761.041.391.762.01
19-3013241.4 (0.05)0.620.751.001.341.752.172.45
31-5015951.5 (0.04)0.670.811.071.421.842.282.56
51-7012841.6 (0.04)0.710.851.131.491.922.372.67
71+8601.4 (0.05)0.630.761.011.351.762.182.46
19+50631.5 (0.03)0.660.801.061.411.832.272.56
All Persons 1+178881.5 (0.02)0.530.670.961.371.882.422.80
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 A16.
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 A16. Total vegetables, excluding 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)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.01)0.7 (0.02)0.9 (0.03)1.1 (0.05)1.3 (0.07)
4-80.4 (0.04)0.5 (0.04)0.6 (0.03)0.9 (0.03)1.1 (0.04)1.4 (0.06)1.6 (0.07)
Males 9-130.4 (0.05)0.5 (0.06)0.8 (0.06)1.1 (0.06)1.5 (0.07)2.0 (0.08)2.3 (0.09)
14-180.5 (0.05)0.7 (0.06)0.9 (0.06)1.3 (0.08)1.8 (0.10)2.3 (0.13)2.6 (0.15)
19-300.7 (0.05)0.9 (0.05)1.2 (0.05)1.6 (0.05)2.2 (0.07)2.7 (0.10)3.1 (0.13)
31-500.8 (0.06)1.0 (0.06)1.3 (0.06)1.8 (0.05)2.3 (0.06)2.9 (0.09)3.3 (0.12)
51-700.8 (0.05)0.9 (0.05)1.3 (0.05)1.7 (0.05)2.3 (0.08)2.9 (0.11)3.3 (0.14)
71+0.6 (0.06)0.7 (0.06)1.0 (0.06)1.4 (0.06)1.9 (0.07)2.5 (0.09)2.8 (0.12)
19+0.7 (0.05)0.9 (0.05)1.2 (0.04)1.7 (0.04)2.2 (0.05)2.8 (0.08)3.2 (0.11)
Females 9-130.4 (0.03)0.5 (0.03)0.7 (0.03)1.0 (0.04)1.4 (0.05)1.7 (0.08)2.0 (0.09)
14-180.4 (0.04)0.6 (0.04)0.8 (0.04)1.0 (0.04)1.4 (0.05)1.8 (0.07)2.0 (0.08)
19-300.6 (0.05)0.8 (0.05)1.0 (0.05)1.3 (0.05)1.8 (0.06)2.2 (0.08)2.5 (0.10)
31-500.7 (0.05)0.8 (0.05)1.1 (0.04)1.4 (0.04)1.8 (0.05)2.3 (0.07)2.6 (0.09)
51-700.7 (0.05)0.9 (0.05)1.1 (0.04)1.5 (0.04)1.9 (0.06)2.4 (0.08)2.7 (0.11)
71+0.6 (0.04)0.8 (0.04)1.0 (0.04)1.4 (0.05)1.8 (0.07)2.2 (0.10)2.5 (0.12)
19+0.7 (0.04)0.8 (0.04)1.1 (0.03)1.4 (0.03)1.8 (0.04)2.3 (0.06)2.6 (0.09)
All 1+0.5 (0.02)0.7 (0.02)1.0 (0.02)1.4 (0.02)1.9 (0.03)2.4 (0.05)2.8 (0.07)
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

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Usual Intake of Total Vegetables, Excluding Cooked Dry Beans & Peas. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_nopeabean.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed October 21, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014