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Usual Intake of Cheese

Table A36. Cheese: Means, percentiles and standard errors of usual intake, 2007-2010
 Age (Years)N1cup equivalents3
Mean (SE)25% (SE)10% (SE)25% (SE)50% (SE)75% (SE)90% (SE)95% (SE)
Males1-3 7740.4 (0.03)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.03)0.2 (0.03)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)0.8 (0.06)1.0 (0.08)
4-8 10010.6 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.02)0.8 (0.03)1.1 (0.06)1.2 (0.08)
9-13 8500.8 (0.04)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.04)0.7 (0.04)1.0 (0.05)1.3 (0.08)1.5 (0.10)
14-188081.0 (0.05)0.3 (0.04)0.4 (0.05)0.6 (0.05)1.0 (0.05)1.3 (0.06)1.7 (0.09)2.0 (0.11)
19-301,1131.0 (0.05)0.2 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)0.6 (0.05)0.9 (0.05)1.3 (0.06)1.8 (0.08)2.0 (0.11)
31-501,8250.9 (0.04)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.04)0.8 (0.04)1.2 (0.05)1.6 (0.07)1.9 (0.09)
51-701,7730.7 (0.03)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)0.9 (0.04)1.3 (0.06)1.5 (0.08)
71+ 9120.4 (0.03)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.04)0.8 (0.04)1.0 (0.04)
19+ 5,6230.8 (0.03)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.7 (0.03)1.1 (0.04)1.5 (0.06)1.8 (0.08)
Females1-3 7150.4 (0.03)0.1 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)0.4 (0.03)0.6 (0.04)0.8 (0.06)0.9 (0.07)
4-8 8940.6 (0.03)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.04)0.8 (0.04)1.0 (0.06)1.2 (0.08)
9-13 8670.6 (0.04)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.04)0.6 (0.04)0.8 (0.05)1.1 (0.06)1.3 (0.08)
14-187270.7 (0.04)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)0.6 (0.04)0.9 (0.04)1.2 (0.07)1.4 (0.08)
19-301,1600.7 (0.03)0.2 (0.03)0.3 (0.03)0.4 (0.04)0.7 (0.04)1.0 (0.04)1.3 (0.04)1.5 (0.06)
31-501,9940.6 (0.02)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.03)0.5 (0.03)0.8 (0.03)1.1 (0.04)1.2 (0.05)
51-701,7400.5 (0.02)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.2 (0.02)0.4 (0.03)0.7 (0.03)0.9 (0.04)1.1 (0.05)
71+ 9640.3 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.01)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.02)0.7 (0.03)0.9 (0.03)
19+ 5,8580.6 (0.02)0.1 (0.01)0.1 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.5 (0.02)0.8 (0.02)1.0 (0.03)1.2 (0.04)
All1+ 18,1170.7 (0.02)0.1 (0.01)0.2 (0.02)0.3 (0.02)0.6 (0.02)0.9 (0.02)1.3 (0.04)1.5 (0.05)

1: Number of persons in sample.
2: Standard errors (df=32).
3: 1 cup equivalent = the amount of cheese that contains the same amount of calcium (302 mg) as 1 cup of skim milk (generally 1.5 ounces natural cheese or 2 ounces processed cheese).

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Last Modified: 02 Apr 2014