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Usual Intake of Vegetables, Other Than Dark-green, Orange, Tomatoes, Cooked Dry Beans & Peas, & Starchy

Table 14 includes the mean, standard error of the mean, and percentiles of the distribution of intake; Appendix Table A14 provides percentile values (rounded) and their standard errors.

Table 14. Vegetables, other than dark-green, orange, tomatoes, cooked dry beans and peas, and starchy: 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 1-315150.2 (0.01)0.030.040.070.120.200.310.39
4-817010.2 (0.02)0.040.060.100.170.270.400.50
Males 9-1310610.3 (0.02)0.090.120.180.260.370.490.58
14-1814240.4 (0.02)0.140.170.250.360.500.650.77
19-3011000.6 (0.03)0.220.270.370.520.690.891.02
31-5014660.7 (0.02)0.280.350.470.640.851.071.23
51-7012520.6 (0.03)0.260.320.440.600.801.011.16
71+8320.5 (0.02)0.200.250.350.500.670.860.99
19+46500.6 (0.02)0.250.310.420.590.781.001.15
Females 9-1311120.3 (0.01)0.080.110.170.250.360.480.57
14-1813620.3 (0.01)0.110.140.200.300.430.580.68
19-3013250.5 (0.02)0.170.220.300.430.600.790.92
31-5015950.6 (0.02)0.220.270.380.530.730.941.10
51-7012840.6 (0.02)0.240.290.410.560.771.001.15
71+8600.5 (0.03)0.200.250.350.490.670.881.02
19+50640.6 (0.01)0.210.260.360.510.700.921.07
All Persons 1+178890.5 (0.01)0.110.160.290.460.670.901.05
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 A14.
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 A14. Vegetables, other than dark-green, orange, tomatoes, cooked dry beans and peas, and starchy: 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 (0.01)0.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)
4-80.0 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.5 (0.05)
Males 9-130.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)
14-180.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.7 (0.04)0.8 (0.05)
19-300.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.03)0.5 (0.03)0.7 (0.03)0.9 (0.05)1.0 (0.07)
31-500.3 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.03)0.8 (0.03)1.1 (0.05)1.2 (0.07)
51-700.3 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.02)0.8 (0.03)1.0 (0.06)1.2 (0.08)
71+0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.03)0.5 (0.02)0.7 (0.03)0.9 (0.04)1.0 (0.06)
19+0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.02)0.6 (0.02)0.8 (0.02)1.0 (0.05)1.2 (0.06)
Females 9-130.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)
14-180.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.01)0.4 (0.02)0.6 (0.03)0.7 (0.03)
19-300.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.6 (0.03)0.8 (0.04)0.9 (0.04)
31-500.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.5 (0.02)0.7 (0.02)0.9 (0.04)1.1 (0.05)
51-700.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.4 (0.02)0.6 (0.02)0.8 (0.03)1.0 (0.04)1.2 (0.05)
71+0.2 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.03)0.7 (0.04)0.9 (0.05)1.0 (0.06)
19+0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.01)0.4 (0.01)0.5 (0.01)0.7 (0.02)0.9 (0.03)1.1 (0.04)
All 1+0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.01)0.5 (0.01)0.7 (0.01)0.9 (0.02)1.1 (0.04)
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.

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Usual Intake of Vegetables, Other Than Dark-green, Orange, Tomatoes, Cooked Dry Beans & Peas, & Starchy. Applied Research Program Web site. National Cancer Institute. http://appliedresearch.cancer.gov/diet/usualintakes/pop/2001-04/veg_other.html. Updated April 2, 2014. Accessed December 20, 2014.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014